Gender stereotypes in STEM education resources

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Image: shutterstock_470580716 On the 12th of May 2017 we have given a Scientix Webinar on our research study about gender stereotypes in STEM education resources. Here you can read the summary of the study and you can find the link to the published article at the bottom of the blog....

The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webosphere) #7

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Image: Bloomua_jpeg Welcome to the seventh post of the series “The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webosphere)” where we will share information on science and technology events, resources, news and any other random goodies we discover by staring at our computers every single day. Hope you enjoy...

From coding to modeling

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  Scratch is a free visual programming environment. It’s used by students, teachers, parents to create stories, animations, games (serious games and not only). In Scratch you can learn to code without giving up creativity, collaboration (there are over 20 million shared projects), thinkering. But is it possible construct...

STEM Studies: The Future of Engineering

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Image: shutterstock_268664345-Copyright Omelchenko Every day, new patents are filed, prototypes are built and a technology brings us that much closer to science fiction. But, our real progress and innovations are much more compelling and significant than+ those found in fantasy. As we continue to develop new ideas and solutions, we’re...

Open contents in an Open society

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Image: shutterstock_266968544 Copyright Gurza Introduction At present, with the increasing growing of the information and communication technologies in education due, among other things, to networks such as the Internet and the lower price and diversification of hardware devices, it is essential and necessary to develop educational contents in digital format....

Elements of didactic innovation in neuroscience for high school (2)

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Image: Shutterstock/ VLADGRIN_jpeg Elements about history of neuroelectrophysiology techniques Electrophysiology embrace several different experimental techniques with the main goal to collect electrical signals from living organisms. Pioneer of the study of the bioelectricity has been Luigi Galvani who was the first to hypothesize that biological entities retain the ability to...

Elements of didactic innovation in neuroscience for high school (1)

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Image: Shutterstock/VLADGRIN_jpeg Abstract The mission of this didactic Clil project was to develop innovative strategic activities for learning biological neuroscience with two classes 16 years old students in scientific High School. Not to activate summa of knowledge, but linked concepts of different topics scientific STEM disciplines (physic, biochemistry, electrophysiology,...