Archive for the ‘Socio-scientific issues’ Category

100 years under one Sky – Day II

What does Science have to do with Diplomacy, Inclusion and Development? Science, although universally striving for objectivity, cannot always be regarded as isolated from politics or society. Current discussions about the cause and effect of climate change are just the most prominent examples. Participants of the International Astronomical Union’s...

Careers in Neuroscience – An interview with Marjana Brkic

Neuroscience has become an interdisciplinary field with the recent advances in computers, and brain imaging and intervention instruments. Considered a medical field in the past, today Neuroscience is a blooming field that also inspires artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and has implications in numerous areas; from marketing to...

?RosaDigitale 2019: the conquest is information

During RosaDigitale week – which begins on the 8th of March – students and teachers reflect on the history of women who have changed the world. The RosaDigitale National Movement fights for equal opportunities in the field of information technology. In Europe, thousands of events, called petals, are organized...

World Food Prize in the Classroom

Classroom integration of STEM and STEAM; cross-curricular lesson plans; over 100 professional development hours and meetings; 66 hungry for knowledge participants, each with their own abilities, interests and questions; seven different science preps and new matching syllabi to write, arrange and implement; regular schedule changes; a new 4-H headquarters...

Effective Mentoring as Part of the Training of Science Teachers

Carrying out practical experiments is judged an essential aspect of science teaching.? Indeed, some schools consider it best practice to perform a practical activity in every science lesson.?Generally, practical activities aim to teach students how to develop hypotheses, design and carry out experiments, make observations and report them, interpret...

Collecting plastic on an “apparently clean” beach in Cyprus

Have you ever thought there is plastic on a clean beach? Read on to find out how to build a sustainable world free from plastic! On a sunny Tuesday morning in Faro Beach in Paphos Cyprus, a group of people with white caps are searching for something in the...

Travelling in Ivo Jokin’s Spacecraft, or Astronomy Workshop for Bulgarian and Refugee children

Disclaimer: This article was first featured here and republished with changes on the Scientix blog, with Ivo Jokin’s? consent. The Scientix blog is not responsible for the correctness of any information featured in the post.   Multi Kulti’s Children’s Programme continued on 30 May 2017 with 4 astronomy workshops...