Posts Tagged ‘Environment’

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...

A student dissect pig's eyes.

Out-of-school learning: Curriculum-based nature study programmes in Estonia

Is it better to study natural sciences inside the classroom or outside of school – in the nature, the laboratory, a museum, a science center…? There is no right answer. It depends on the topic, the equipment available, the teacher and many other circumstances. Nevertheless, there are topics which...