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Scientix

Posted by admin3 Posted on Nov - 13 - 2014

Scientix promotes and supports a Europe-wide collaboration among STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) teachers, education researchers, policymakers and other STEM education professionals. In its first stage (2009-2012), the project built an online portal to collect and present European STEM education projects and their results, and organised several teacher workshops. The main networking event was  [Read More]

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Use of Passive Voice in Report Writing

Posted by admin3 Posted on Nov - 13 - 2014

Lab reports, like any other writing, have their own format and style. Their purpose is to communicate exactly what occurred in an experiment or observation and to clearly discuss the results. The essence of a scientific experiment is that it must be duplicable or repeatable. Other students should be able to read your report, do  [Read More]

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Physics INSET July 2014

Posted by admin3 Posted on Nov - 13 - 2014

Teachers of Physics were invited to attend for a 1-day in-set course on Differentiated Teaching and Learning of Physics in a mixed ability setting. The 1-day course started off with a brief presentation on Scientix. It highlighted some of the resources that are available for teachers and the ways in which teachers can benefit from  [Read More]

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DataLogger Worksheet for GCHSS

Posted by admin3 Posted on Sep - 20 - 2012

The Data Logger worksheets used during this year’s Inset can be downloaded from here: Pendulum SHM

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iPad Apps

Posted by admin3 Posted on Sep - 20 - 2012

The iPad Apps used by Mr Mark Xuereb during this year’s Inset were: TeacherKit – link here Gradekeeper for iPad – link here Pdf-notes free for iPad – link here Star Walk – 5 Stars Astronomy Guide – link here FreqCounter – link here Ripple Tank Free – link here PhysicalSci – link here

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Combining Science with Arts

Posted by admin1 Posted on Apr - 20 - 2012

ISWA FP7 Project – European Competition Do you have a feeling for arts? Do you have a feeling for science? Are you a student between 15 and 19 years? Do you want to win one of 35 prizes and travel to Grenoble? Then produce your scientifically based artwork in one of the following artistic disciplines:  [Read More]

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Exhibition at Sta Lucia GSS

Posted by admin1 Posted on Apr - 12 - 2012

Physics Exhibition at St Thomas More, GSS, Sta Lucia. All Form 3 students at St. Thomas More GSS St. Lucia were for the first time given the opportunity to be young scientists. They all were encouraged to participate in the Physics exhibition with various models. The Physics exhibition Every exhibition has something to offer to  [Read More]

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Physics Quiz

Posted by admin1 Posted on Mar - 22 - 2012

Mr Neil Briffa, Head of Department (Physics) at Maria Regina College BSS, Mosta, has developed and shared a number of quizzes related to the Physics syllabus. They deal with Motion, Pressure, Waves and Magnets & Electromagnets. These can serve as a revision exercise for students currently preparing for the SEC examination. At each stage, students  [Read More]

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Game-based Learning

Posted by admin3 Posted on Mar - 18 - 2012

We have just added a new section for Students. It currently includes 4 games (see below), which serve as ideal introductory and/or reflective activities for topics like electrical components, magnetism and gravitational forces amongst others. Electric Box 2 Use the items to connect electricity from the source to the target. Use the mouse to click  [Read More]

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Physics SEC 2011 Report

Posted by admin1 Posted on Jan - 13 - 2012

The Physics SEC 2011 examiners report is available here.

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Other Interesting Websites

  • MASE - Maltese Association of Science Educators
  • eTwinning - The community for schools in Europe
  • Scientix - The community for science education in Europe
  • U4Energy - The European school challenge
  • EAAE - European Association for Astronomy Education
  • SEEP - Science Education European Platform
  • UoM, Faculty of Education, Department of Mathematics, Science & Technical Education