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14th International Conference on Hands-on Science, HSCI2017, July 10 to 14, 2017, Braga, Portugal
7ª Feira de Ciências “Hands-on Science” / 3º Concurso “À Descoberta da Luz”
...towards a better Science Education...
HSCI2016 BOOK

Hands-on – the Heart of Science Education

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HSCI2015 BOOK

Brightening our Future

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HSCI2014 BOOK

Science Education with and for Society

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45 EXPERIMENTS BOOK PRI-SCI-NET

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HSCI2013 BOOK

Educating for Science and through Science

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HSCI2012 BOOK

Science Education, Environment and Society...

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HSCI2011 BOOK

Focus on Multimedia

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HSCI2010 BOOK

Bridging the Science and Society gap

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International Journal

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HSCI2009 BOOK

Science for All: Quest for Excellence

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HSCI2008 BOOK

Formal anda Informal Science Education

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Selected Papers Hands-On Science

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HSCI2007 BOOK

Development, Diversity and Inclusion in Science Education

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HSCI2006 BOOK

Science Education and Sustainable Development

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HSCI2005 BOOK

Science in a Changing Education

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HSCI2004 BOOK

Teaching and Learning Science in the XXI Century

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HSCI2016

Hands-on – the Heart of Science Education

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HSCI2015

Hands-on – the Heart of Science Education

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The improvement of the levels of quality and effectiveness in school science education can hardly be achieved in a non supporting environment, provided by societies with a low level of Scientific Literacy, and without an effective change in the way Science Education is traditionally approached in our schools. The method that drives the pursuit of scientific knowledge should be the starting driving and guiding basis of all process of in-school teaching/learning of science. Leading the students to a pro-active posture and an active volunteer commitment in hands-on experimental activities: by observing, analyzing critically, deducing, reasoning, defining, discussing, experimenting... "making" (learning) science as scientists do...

...towards a better Science Education...

HSCI Network President - Manuel Filipe Pereira da Cunha Martins Costa



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