THE GO-LAB CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED, WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON MAY 31st, 2016
Promoting Multidisciplinary Science Teaching
Our students often appear to miss the connection between what they learn at school and the world around them. In addition, although students learn about fundamental principles, they fail to understand the connection between them as well as their connection to our life and to the world. These gaps in students’ cognition often appear due to the fact that certain ideas are too abstract and thus difficult for them to grasp. Additionally, the fact that students often engage in several activities which are isolated and do not follow a meaningful sequence which would allow them to build on the experience acquired by previous activities, acts as one more drawback into helping students understand the fundamental principles of our world.
The objective of this contest is to tackle the problems mentioned above by inspiring teachers to introduce a more multidisciplinary way of teaching in their science class. Participating teachers are invited to demonstrate how they used the Go-Lab tools and services in order to make their science lessons more multidisciplinary and make connections between different science disciplines.