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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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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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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Ciclo de conferencias “Ciencia abierta al barrio”


La Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de Barcelona ha organizado el ciclo de divulgación sanitaria Ciencia abierta al barrio. El ciclo consta de tres conferencias que tratarán sobre la malaria, la voz y la curación de los linfomas. Todas las charlas se realizarán en el Aula Magna de la Facultad de...

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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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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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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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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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