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Integration of ICT, metacognitive tools and research in science and environmental education. Case study: availability of water, from basin of Patagonia northwestern and its relationship with solar activity

Author(s): Ana Beatriz Prieto | Ricardo Chrobak

Journal: Journal for Educators, Teachers and Trainers
ISSN 1989-9572

Volume: 4.1;
Issue: Special;
Start page: 132;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Metacognitive tolos | concept maps | Gowinʼs Vee | environmental education | research

This work shows an educational innovation developed in an agrotechnical school, involved collaborative international networks, of environmental education, as The GLOBE Program and Environment On-Line which are based on the realization of environmental measurements, research and communication using ICT. For data analysis, processing, design and execution of research, students used metacognitive tools (concept maps and Gowinʼs Vee). After, they developed a multimedia presentation to disseminate their research. We performed a survey on the methodology employed and analyzed the results in terms of skills and gained knowledge during the research work.
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