Effective Mentoring as Part of the Training of Science Teachers

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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...

Safer Internet Day 2019

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Tuesday, 5th February 2019, Together for a better internet The motto of the Safer Internet Day Campaign (SID) is an invitation to create a safer Internet for everyone, especially for younger users. Initiated in 2004 to raise awareness of the use of online security, this event grew exponentially to...

Innovative Biology Didactic Strategies – Society for Experimental Biology Meeting 2018

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This article is derived from my participation, as an invited speaker with a selected abstract at the “International Scientific Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Meeting“, held in the Congress Palace in Florence in the summer of 2018. In this meeting I was a moderator in the session “Teaching Biology...

Beyond the game jams: Facing social challenges through a gameLab conception

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Game jams and hackathons all over the world are a reality as a trend and the benefits are contrasted and supported by the public acceptance and research bodies. But, in the meantime, they are often considered as an end themselves instead of a powerful tool aiming broader objectives. This...

InSight’s landing at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA – 2nd day: Landing day, 26th November

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Second day at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, “the landing day” or also called “D-Day” for the InSight team, but also for the partners of the project in France (Centre National d’ Etudes Spatiales, Institut physique du Globe de Paris, University of Nantes, SODERM) who had worked...

InSight’s landing at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA – 1st day, 25th November

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Scientix has been invited to participate to Mars InSight Landing in NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, on Nov 25 – Nov 26 2018. Selected among 30 social media influencers (from over more than 700 applications) to take part in this tour of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory about the...

Collecting plastic on an “apparently clean” beach in Cyprus

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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...