Campamentos tecnológicos para Navidad 2016


La revista EDUCACION 3.0 es un medio de comunicación global cuyo propósito es contribuir al cambio metodológico en las aulas a través de las TIC y de las metodologías activas. Se dirige a todas aquellas personas que conforman el sector educativo y participan en el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje, incluidas las familias. En este mes, la...

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How does your body know what time it is? – Marco A. Sotomayor


Being able to sense time helps us do everything from waking and sleeping to knowing precisely when to catch a ball that’s hurtling towards us. And we owe all these abilities to an interconnected system of timekeepers in our brains. But how do they work? Marco A. Sotomayor details how...

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Awesome Oceans


Awesome Oceans is a video made by Edeos, an agency that specializes in the design and production of audiovisual educational materials. This illustrated explainer video shows the fascination of the ocean, but also it biggest threats. More information about Edeos

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The use of ICT in the out-of-school activities of children and teenagers


The VIII International Congress of Psychology and Education -CIPE 2016 took place in Alicante the last 15th, 16th and 17th of June 2016, hosted by the Scientific Association of Psychology and Education –ACIPE- and the University of Alicante. The Bridging Learning Experiences research team participated with the paper “The use of...

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Gender as a key element for choosing learning activities outside the school

The VIII International Congress of Psychology and Education -CIPE 2016 took place in Alicante the last 15th, 16th and 17th of June 2016, hosted by the Scientific Association of Psychology and Education –ACIPE- and the University of Alicante. The Bridging Learning Experiences research team participated with the paper “Gender as a...

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Students’ participation in related science and technology activities

The VIII International Congress of Psychology and Education -CIPE 2016 took place in Alicante the last 15th, 16th and 17th of June 2016, hosted by the Scientific Association of Psychology and Education –ACIPE- and the University of Alicante. The Bridging Learning Experiences research team participated with the paper “Students’ participation in...

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Why do we make irrational decisions?


Often people make decisions that are not “rational” from a purely economical point of view — meaning that they don’t necessarily lead to the best result. Why is that? Are we just bad at dealing with numbers and odds? Or is there a psychological mechanism behind it? Sara Garofalo explains...

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Youth’s learning trajectories in the information society: a challenge for school


On May 30th, 1st and 2nd June 2016 took place in the city of Eskisehir, Turkey, the XVIII International Congress of AMSE-AMCE-WAER organized by the World Association of Educational Research (AMSE-AMCE-WAER ) and Anadolu University. The research team Bridging Learning Experiences participated in the congress with the presentation “Las trayectorias de aprendizaje de...

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FameLab 2016


Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology and the British Council España are launching a new edition of Famelab España 2016, with the collaboration of “la Caixa” Foundation. In Spain, three editions have already been held and have proved to be a complete success. They have promoted a new scientific diffusion format that has made major inroads:...

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100 años de la Teoría de la Relatividad General


El 25 de noviembre de 1915, Albert Einstein presentó ante la Academia Prusiana de Ciencias, en Berlín, la formulación de una nueva teoría de la gravitación en un artículo de cuatro páginas titulado “Las ecuaciones del campo gravitacional” en el que modificaba la hasta entonces aceptada teoría gravitatoria de Isaac Newton. La teoría de Einstein...

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20ª Semana de la Ciencia en la Universidad de Barcelona


Del 13 al 22 de noviembre la Universidad de Barcelona organiza diversas actividades alrededor de la Semana de la Ciencia que este año llega a su vigésima edición bajo la coordinación de la Fundación Catalana para la Investigación y la Innovación (FCRi). Algunas de las actividades programadas son: 4º Torneo Interuniversitario del juego...

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Can we, as adults, grow new neurons?


Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory formation and preventing the decline associated with aging along the way.

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A visual history of human knowledge


How does knowledge grow? Sometimes it begins with one insight and grows into many branches; other times it grows as a complex and interconnected network. Infographics expert Manuel Lima explores the thousand-year history of mapping data — from languages to dynasties — using trees and networks of information. It’s a...

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EscoLab 2016


EscoLab is a set of free scientific activities, aimed at students of secondary school (ESO), Spanish baccalaureate and vocational training. These activities open the door to different laboratories and research centers and offer the opportunity to dialogue with researchers working in the advancement of society. It is an initiative of...

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Learning the Physics of Skateboarding Engages Kids in Science


  Skate veteran and educator Bill Robertson, also known as “Dr. Skateboard,” teaches students who might have otherwise fallen through the cracks about speed, velocity, and momentum at the local skate park. His inspiration for choosing skateboarding to teach physics came from his work with middle school students who were not...

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Love between dogs and their owners


The veterinarian Takefumi Kikusui with a research team from three Japanese universities (Azabu University, Jichi Medical University and University of Tokyo Health Sciences) recently published an article in Science about hormonal changes that dogs and their owners produce to each other. Researchers put 30 dogs to interact with their owners...

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Jorge Wagensberg “Algunos años después”


Jorge Wagensberg es un profesor, investigador y escritor español nacido en Barcelona. Creador y ex director del Museo de la Ciencia CosmoCaixa de la Fundación “La Caixa”.  En su más reciente libro Algunos Años Después, basado en recuerdos de infancia, el autor explica cómo terminó en el mundo de la ciencia. La librería No LLegiu invita a...

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Greg Gage: How to control someone else’s arm with your brain


Greg Gage is on a mission to make brain science accessible to all. In this fun, kind of creepy demo, the neuroscientist and TED Senior Fellow uses a simple, inexpensive DIY kit to take away the free will of an audience member. It’s not a parlor trick; it actually works....

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Talk “Culture and Science in the Digital Era”


Undoubtedly, technological advances have expanded the possibilities of access to culture and science, but also changed the social perception of the rigor of knowledge. How are we related to culture and science in the digital era?  This will be the focus of the talk Culture and Science in the Digital Era....

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Jornada Tecnorepte 2015


Tecnorepte es una iniciativa organizada por la Universitat de Girona y el Departament d’Ensenyament de la Generalitat de Catalunya. El objetivo de esta actividad es situar el progreso y la estima por la ciencia y la tecnología en un contexto escolar que permita el acercamiento a conocimientos especializados en beneficio...

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VII Edición de la Jornada Programa


La Jornada Programa es una actividad organizada por el Departament d’Ensenyament de la Generalitat de Catalunya dedicada al intercambio de experiencias didácticas, tanto en la escuela Primaria como en Secundaria, donde se empleen entornos de programación y de robótica educativa. La Jornada está dirigida, especialmente, a maestros de primaria y de secundaria, pero...

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Wikimaratón de Ciencia Ciudadana


Una wikimaratón es una actividad donde un grupo de wikipedistas se encuentran físicamente en un lugar para ampliar lo máximo posible un artículo y/o una temática determinada de la enciclopedia. Esta actividad, organizada en el marco del Festival NOVUM, está dirigida a todas las personas que quieran aportar a la...

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Workshop Gillian Wearing- CaixaForum Girona


What do the members of Gillian Wearing’s family have in common? What does she have inherited from her parents? In what do we resemble our relatives? Observing, deducing and experimenting, the treasure hunt game invites you to find answers to these and other issues. Date: Saturday, May 23th at 18.00h Duration:...

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New journal “Digital Experiences in Mathematics Education”


This journal chronicles research on mathematics learning, the way it is assessed and interactive settings, using digital technology, in which it can be embedded. It also offers a forum for discussing mathematical thought, and issues of equity, cultural diversity and professional development in the field of teaching and learning mathematics. More information

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XVI Exporecerca Jove


Exporecerca Jove es una muestra de trabajos de investigación que acoge la participación de jóvenes de 12 a 30 años. Los objetivos principales son: favorecer la investigación entre los jóvenes, potenciar el intercambio de experiencias y  el conocimiento, y potenciar la participación en ferias y congresos de ámbito nacional e internacional. La...

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Semifinal FameLab 2015


El British Council y la Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología (FECYT), con la colaboración de la Obra Social ”la Caixa”, han seleccionado ya a los doce semifinalistas de la edición española de Famelab, el concurso internacional de monólogos científicos que competirán en la semifinal en Barcelona. Los...

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20 Minutes of Science in Òmnium – Girona


The University of Girona (UdG) and Omnium Cultural Gironès have organized the conference series “20 minutes of science” aimed to disseminate scientific knowledge. With a brief presentation and subsequent discussion, the conferences are an introduction to current news, innovative study or theme. The conferences will take place the second Thursday of...

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Workshop “Building games”


In this activity reproduce some architectural experiments: structures growing network, interchangeable parts, expandable buildings… Date: Monday, March 30th 2015 at 11.00          Tuesday, March 31th 2015 at 11.00          Wednesday, April 1th 2015 at 11:00 Duration: 1h 30min Location: Caixa Forum. Ciutadans street, 19,...

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Workshop “The magic of periodic table of elements”

  In this workshop we will review the elements of periodic table of elements with simple but intriguing and seductive magic tricks, which will be completed on stage with spectacular and quick chemistry experiments. A unique show that, using the historical relationship between magic and science, will mix enjoyment with...

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1th STEAM Barcelona International Conference


With the slogan “Learn today to solve tomorrow” the Council of Education and Universities of Barcelona City Hall and Fundació Bancaria “la Caixa” in the framework of the Science, Technology and Innovation Festival have organized STEAMBarcelona. The conference aims to bring together some of the most successful and evaluated projects in the field...

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Talentum Schools Workshop at Mobile World Centre


School Mobile World Centre is a free program of open workshops and conferences at the Mobile World Centre in Barcelona. The school includes Talentum Schools program it offers activities for children to create their own projects, play with the robot ATTI, play with augmented reality as well as to be creators of...

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Los caminos de la ciencia son infinitos


Un proyecto organizado conjuntamente por la Unidad de Cultura Científica e Innovación (UCC+i) y la Escuela de Doctorado de la Universidad de Barcelona pone en contacto a estudiantes de doctorado con escuelas de primaria y secundaria que quieran conocer de primera mano el día a día de un investigador. Con el nombre de Caminos Infinitos, porque...

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Com combatre la desafecció escolar?


Després dels 10 anys de Debats d’Educació, començarem un nou debat dedicat a la desafecció escolar. Comptarem amb la participació de Valerie Hannon, creadora de l’exitós programa internacional Learning Futures i Learning Frontiers – transformant la participació de l’alumnat i de la comunitat educativa. Un projecte dissenyat des de les...

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