What's inside the pink box? A nature of science activity for teachers and students
Freek Pols published the article: What's inside the pink box? A nature of science activity for teachers and students as part of the dissemination of the Erasmus+ project SPOON. The project aims at professionalizing and supporting science teachers. The article highlights an important but underutilized part of science education: Nature of science. As elaborated in the article, Nature of Science can be taught with simple activities and materials.
Although learning about Nature of Science (NOS) promotes a variety of important outcomes, teachers often lack suitable activities for younger students to effectively address NOS. In this article I elaborate on a NOS activity developed for a teacher professionalisation workshop. The activity is suited for younger students as well, where clear links are made between elements of the activity and how science works.
You can read the article here.