Posts Tagged ‘Science’

A multidisciplinary approach on time using Alice 3D

A. D’Ambrosio* IIS Cattaneo Mattei, Monselice (PD), pdis003009@istruzione.it Abstract: An inquiry-based learning project was developed using Alice 2, a free 3D programming environment. The aim of the project was to createa gamified telling of astoryabout time in science. Students inventeda 7-level game based on time: changes over time/evolution in...

From Science to Popular Science: Access through the magazines

Over the last decades, science (and technology) magazines have become more mainstream and have helped promote what is known as popular science. As an interpretation of science intended for a general audience, it covers a broad range of scientific topics and, sometimes, even pseudo-science or controversial topics. This being...

The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webospehere) #1

Image: Bloomua_jpeg Scientix is proud to present the first post of the series “The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webospehere)” 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...

Misconceptions and Understanding Science

In the context of enhancing science and science education, the perception on misconceptions cannot just be ignored. The cognitive misalignment between students’ ideas and corresponding concepts definitely creates the need for some theoretical terminology to pinpoint and thus aim to solve these differences. Misconceptions in science cause students to...