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TitleOptics and children
Author(s)Costa, Manuel F. M.
Campos, J. Ayres de
Lira, Madalena
Franco, Sandra
Vazquez-Dorrio, José B.
KeywordsOptics
Kindergarden
Issue date2011
PublisherIOP Publishing
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Abstract(s)Light and Optics are subjects that “naturally” attracts the interest and sympathy of children even from very early ages. In this communication, we present a serie of experiments and support material designed in this hands-on perspective, to be used to introduce the study of light and optics to kindergarten and early basic school students. Our hands-on investigative approach leads the students, aged 4 to 10 years, to observe the experiment and discover themselves, in a critical and active way, different aspects of light and optics. Preparing funny eye catching situations and experiments predispose the children to work, effectively, enjoying themselves while building up their self-confidence.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/13015
DOI10.1088/1742-6596/274/1/012002
ISSN1742-6596
Publisher versionhttp://iopscience.iop.org/
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:CDF - OCV - Artigos/Papers (with refereeing)

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