Posts Tagged ‘Museum’

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...

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...