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ERIC Number: EJ1166958
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1756-1108
Traditional Dyeing--An Educational Approach
Alves, H.; Manhita, A.; Dias, C. Barrocas; Ferreira, T.
Chemistry Education Research and Practice, v15 n4 p610-619 Oct 2014
This paper describes a mini-project developed with 10th grade Portuguese students where, by using an experimental activity involving the use of natural dyes to colour wool, students acquired a better understanding of the concepts and relationship between the colour, the electromagnetic spectrum, and chemical bonding. As demonstrated by the results of a laboratory activity interest survey, the interdisciplinary nature of the mini-project contributed to raise student awareness to the existing relationship between science, culture and daily life, promoting their overall interest in scientific topics.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 10
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Portugal
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