Greek primary school students wear smartwatches for BigO
4th grade primary school students from the Ellinogermaniki Agogi school in Athens participate in the BigO project. The students wear smartwatches that record their physical activity and sleep duration. At the same time students record their meals for two weeks on specially formatted log sheets and take pictures of them. After collecting all the data, they are discussed in class.
On the occasion of the World Childhood Obesity Day, Ms. Kassari (Industrial-Organizational Psychologist and Systemic Project Management Analyst) visited the school, and led an open discussion on healthy nutrition and contemporary attitudes and behaviors.
Students had the opportunity to discuss with Ms. Kassari and solve questions about healthy nutrition. Furthermore, students could compare children’s eating habits in Greece, Spain and Sweden and learn about the progress of the European BigO programme in which they are participating .