Learning Science Beyond the Classroom with Technology

M.R. Khan, T.K. Sing, and E. Mathews (Singapore)


fieldwork, PDAs, dataloggers, GIS, graphic organizers,Webquests


This paper begins by recognising the demands of the skills needed for the future workplace. It explores fieldwork as a vehicle to facilitate inquiry-based learning for the development of scientific processes and thinking skills. It also describes how technology can be harnessed to facilitate fieldwork activities. It concludes with a discussion on the learning points gathered from a fieldwork conducted by teachers.

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