Posts Tagged ‘activities’

Where do I find hands-on Physics resources?

Experimentation, whether it is structured or not, is a fundamental aspect of learning Physics, not only because of the role it plays in the scientific research itself that we must present to our students, but also because of its cognitive importance as it is linked to carrying out experiments...

Teaching STEM lessons with the objects and collections of Museums (2)

Image: Shutterstock/Alexandr III_jpeg Chemistry The Environment Museum of Stymphalia (Cont.) ? ? ? ? ? ?? Activity: How was the Stymfalia lake formed? Questions:? i) Choose the correct answer. The basic chemical compound which has contributed to the formation of the lake is: A. Calcium carbonate (limestone) B. Sodium...

Teaching STEM lessons with the objects and collections of Museums (1)

Image: Shutterstock/Alexandr III_jpeg Museums are established institutions, but they also exist in a changing world. How can we find relations between museums and STEM education? What are the dimensions of “museum education” as a discipline of pedagogy and how do innovative approaches in the teaching of modern science apply...

Stay up-to-date with new teaching trends!

Image:?shutterstock_118347970 Being a STEM?teacher means to know more than students do and it puts demands on teachers not to stop educating themselves. In the net of all on-line and on-spot courses it is sometimes difficult to distinguish among the numerous possibilities of being ?tuned up“. I?personally like the current...

When a dream comes true- RESEt project: bringing a whole class of girls to the Arctic

The RESEt project (Research and Education Svalbard Experience www.resetsvalbard.it) is an Italian educational scientific project aimed at fostering interests in geoscience topics in a class of high school students. The project is targeting a class of 20 girls attending a high school (Liceo Filzi, Rovereto. Trento) with a primary...