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Превръщане на обучението по астрономия в реален научноизследователски процес – иновация в обучението
Conversion of the Training in Astronomy Into a Real Research Process – an Innovation in the Teaching Practice

Author(s): Veselka Radeva, Diana Kjurkchieva, Dinko Dimitrov, Galin Borisov
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Education, School education, Vocational Education, Adult Education, Higher Education , Educational Psychology, Inclusive Education / Inclusion
Published by: Национално издателство за образование и наука „Аз-буки“
Keywords: inquiry-based learning; interactive educational methods; astronomical observations; аsteroids; Novae; Supernovaе

Summary/Abstract: This article describes the principles of a new European educational practice: Inquiry-Based Learning in the astronomy education. We present the results from such education of pupils from the study circle in astronomy of the Public Observatory, Varna. The discoveries of new asteroids as well as the study of Supernovae and Novae in the framework of real scientific process provoked their interest for acquisition of deep and sustain knowledge as well as motivated them to future realization in the field of natural sciences.

  • Issue Year: 25/2016
  • Issue No: 6
  • Page Range: 850-861
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Bulgarian