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„Български имена в Слънчевата система“ – обучение по астрономия с прилагане на иновационни методи, емоционално въздействие и ангажираност
“The Bulgarian Names in the Solar System“ – Astronomy Education with the Application of Innovative Methods, Emotional Impact and Commitment

Author(s): V. Radeva, Diana Kjurkchieva
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, Geography, Regional studies, Maps / Cartography, Sociology, School education, Vocational Education, Adult Education, State/Government and Education, Social development, Family and social welfare, Social Informatics, Sociology of the arts, business, education, Economic development, Inclusive Education / Inclusion, Sociology of Education
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: planetary nomenclature; inquiry-based learning; astronomical observations; planets; аsteroids

Summary/Abstract: The article presents an innovative extracurricular education inastronomy. The topic of the training “The Bulgarian names in the Solar system”is being studied for the first time in the Bulgarian astronomy education. Thecombination of research methods for learning and the strong emotional impact onstudents resulting from the choice of topic results in high motivation in studentsand high effectiveness in the learning process. The students’ personal attitudeand commitment towards the investigated topic contributes to a high extend tothe acquisition of lasting and profound astronomical knowledge. The result of theeducation is the creation of a richly illustrated informative database of regionswith Bulgarian names on objects from the Solar system.

  • Issue Year: 26/2017
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 831-844
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Bulgarian