In recent years, teachers have witnessed, among students, a growing lack of interest towards scientific areas that, inevitably, leads them to avoid these subjects, especially Science and Maths (S&M), generally perceived as being difficult.
Making Science Look Simple (MSLS) is a project that aims to contribute to a change in perception by promoting a positive approach to science. Teachers and students will be the fundamental elements in the process via the development of new methodologies and teaching and learning experiences, which incorporate, amongst other strategies, the use of new technologies (including ICT - Information and Communication Technologies), real life situations and hands on activities.
- Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Education, Geology, Informatics / ICT, Language and Literature, Mathematics / Geometry, Natural Sciences, Physics
- Languages: EN
- Pupil's age: 12 - 18
- Tools to be used: Chat, Forum, Other software (Powerpoint, video, pictures and drawings), Video conference, Virtual learning environment (communities, virtual classes, ...), Web publishing
- Aims: Objectives:
1. identify areas of difficulty and barriers to learning S&M
2. promote a positive attitude towards S&M
3. raise awareness of... read more
- Work process: - Create appropriate diagnostic tools to identify areas of difficulty and attitude towards S&M (obj.1, 8)
- Develop a partnership between... read more
- Expected results: Website and workspace.