hipst developed cases

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Overview of case studies developed

Title Key words Target population Authors and Institutions Group Language available
"William Gilbert – Separating electrical and magnetic attraction under the magnifying glass of experiment“
(Episode 1 of the series: Historic-Genetic Introduction to Electricity)
static electricity, electrical attraction, magnetism, magnetic attraction, lab diary, categorizing, sorting, William Gilbert This episode is a part of a larger case study about the history of electricity: Secondary school students aged 12-15. Andreas Henke, Dietmar Höttecke, Falk Rieß (Germany) UB
UO
German
English
"Otto Guericke - Forces, Analogies and the Quality of Scientific Instruments"
(Episode 2 of the series: Historic-Genetic Introduction to Electricity)
static electricity, electrical attraction, electrical repulsion, Otto von Guericke, sulphur ball, scientific instruments, analogies, Royal Society, Robert Boyle This episode is a part of a larger case study about the history of electricity: Secondary school students aged 12-15. Andreas Henke, Dietmar Höttecke, Falk Rieß (Germany) UB
UO
German
English
Italian
Polish
"Charles dú Fay - Describing and Explaining Electrical Phenomena"
(Episode 3 of the series: Historic-Genetic Introduction to Electricity)
static electricity, electrical attraction, electrical repulsion, Charles dú Fay, law, theory, vitreous electricity, resinous electricity
This episode is a part of a larger case study about the history of electricity: Secondary school students aged 12-15. Andreas Henke, Dietmar Höttecke, Falk Rieß (Germany) UB
UO
German
English
Italian
"Stephen Gray - Electrical Conduction on the wrong track"(Episode 4 of the series: Historic-Genetic Introduction to Electricity) static electricity, electrical attraction, electrical repulsion, electrical conduction, conductivity, experimental set-ups, testing hypotheses This episode is a part of a larger case study about the history of electricity: Secondary school students aged 12-15. Andreas Henke, Dietmar Höttecke, Falk Rieß (Germany) UB
UO
German
English
Italian
"Travelling Showmen - Electricity, Entertainment, and the Construction of Scientificality"
(Episode 5 of the series: Historic-Genetic Introduction to Electricity)
static electricity, Lichtenberg, Berschitz, electrifiers, Demonstrations, scientificality, scientific community, controversy This episode is a part of a larger case study about the history of electricity: Secondary school students aged 12-15. Andreas Henke, Dietmar Höttecke, Falk Rieß (Germany) UB
UO
German
English
Moving Bodies: Lessons from Aristole to Galilei about aspects of the nature of science Aristotle, Galilei, early mechanics, inertia, idealization, role of mathematics in physics, inclinded plane grade 8-11 (age 14-17) Dietmar Höttecke,
Anna Launus,
Andreas Henke,
Falk Rieß
UB
UO
German
English
Portuguese
Refrigeration Technology history of technology, refrigerator, methods for producing coldeness grade 5-7 (age 10-14) Falk Rieß,
Dietmar Höttecke,
Andreas Henke,
Veronika Maiseyenka
UB
UO
German
English
Excurse to the History of Weight Concept: From Aristotle to Newton and then to Einstein weight, gravitation, inertial force, weight operational definition, weightlessness, equivalence of inertia and gravitation physics teachers,
secondary school students
Igal Galili
Michael Tseitlin
HUJI English
Hebrew
Portuguese
Excurse to the History of Inertial Force inertia, inertial force, centrifugal force, mutiple observers in physics, operational definition of force physics teachers,
secondary school students
Igal Galili
Michael Tseitlin
HUJI English
Hebrew
Understanding Classical Mechanics: A Dialouge with Cartesian Theory of Motion rest-motion equivalence, the relativity principle, laws of motion, conservation of momentum and kinetic energy physics teachers,
secondary school students
Igal Galili
Michael Tseitlin
HUJI English
Hebrew
Excurse to the History of Image Concept and Vision optical image, vision and light rays, eidola, extramission, intromission, image transfer physics teachers,
secondary school students
Igal Galili HUJI English
Hebrew
German
Excurse to the History of Understanding of Motion - De Motu old theories of motion, Aristotelian theory, impetus, scientific revolution, nature of science, rest-motion states. physics teachers,
secondary school students
Igal Galili
Michael Tseitlin
HUJI English
Hebrew
Witelo's studies on rectilinear propagation of light history of optics, light, rectilinear propagation of light, Witelo, replica, shadow, penumbra, exhibition physics teachers, students of higher secondary school, age 16-19 Jozefina Turlo
Justyna Chojnacka

UT
English
Polish
Optical microscopes since the first to the contemporary one lens, history of microscope, construction of microscope, microscope's magnification physics teachers, students of lower secondary school (age 15-16), vocational school (age 18-19), higher secondary school (age 18-20) Jozefina Turlo
Magdalena Sadowska
UT English
Polish
The glasses as a simple optical instruments or from what it started... teaching, history of glasses, eye lens, focal lenght, focusing ability physics teachers, students of higher secondary school (age 17-19) Jozefina Turlo
Janusz Kosicki
UT English
Polish
The contribution of Nicolaus Copernicus observations to the calendar reform calendar, the apparent motion of the sun, the experiment of Copernicus, reflex gnomon physics teachers, students of lower and higher secondary schools (age 15-19) Jozefina Turlo
Magdalena Czerwinska
UT English
Polish
Telescope at school, that is as to be Galileo... teaching, history of telescopes, replica, refractor, mirror telescope (reflector) physics teachers, higher secondary school (age 17-19) Jozefina Turlo
Krzysztof Rochowicz
UT English
Polish
The discovery of the dynamic electricity and the transformation of long distance communications Volta's pile, first technical applications of dynamic electricity, optical telegraph, Morse telegraph, submarine telegraphy, transformations in society physic teachers, students of secondary school (age 17-19) Silvana Barbacci
Paolo Brenni
Annalisa Bugini
Anna Giatti
FST English
Italian
Steam, Work, Energy thermal machines, caloric, relationship heat-energy, first principle of thermodynamic, efficiency, Carnot's cycle, Watt, Carnot, Joule physic teachers, students of secondary school (age 15-18) Silvana Barbacci
Paolo Brenni
Anna Giatti
FST English
Italian
German
A Naturalist Who Became a Pioneer of Experimental Marine Oceanography in Portugal. Assets for Science Education History of science; History of Oceanography; Nature of Science; Biology education; Science education; Science museums Biology teachers, secondary school students (levels 10, 11) Cláudia Faria, Gonçalo Pereira, Isabel Chagas FCUL English
Portuguese
Italian

Greek
Introduction of Topics of History of Energy in the Teaching of Physics and Chemistry Energy, heat, work, force, movement, Mayer, Joule, Colding, Helmholtz, W. Thomson, history, philosophy, teaching Physics and Chemistry teachers, secondary school students (age 14-18), vocational school (age 16-18) Ricardo Lopes Coelho
Magda Marques
Teresa Rocha Homem
FCUL English
Darwin's wiki. A web 2.0 tool to learn evolution with the classics History of science; Biology education; Evolution; Wiki Biology teachers, secondary school students (levels 10 to 12) António Faria, Marta Caseirito, Ondina Castanheira, Sandra Medeiros, Susana Lemos, Isabel Chagas FCUL English
Teaching of the simple pendulum and its relation to accurate timekeeping Simple pendulum;timekeeping;Galileo;Richer;Short historical text Secondary school students (age 14-15),Physics teachers Dimitrios Koliopoulos, Sotirios Dosis AUTH English
Greek
The teaching of elementary Nature of Science. The case of the Millikan oil drop experiment Nature of science, history of science, scientific controversies, Millikan, Ehrenhaft, oil drop, fundamental electric charge, electron Secondary school, students aged 15-16, Physics teachers Dimitris Koliopoulos,
Eleni Paraskevopoulou
AUTH English
Greek
From Hooke’s Micrographia towards the construction of a simple microscope for the teaching and learning of primary science Simple microscope, Hooke's Micrographia, microscope studies, study of plants, observation notebooks, primary science. Primary school learners, 11-12 year-olds, primary science teachers Nektarios Tsagliotis AUTH English
From the geocentric to the heliocentric system: An educational scenario based on the history of science in which students produce animation movies Geocentric - heliocentric debate, nature of science, animation movies developed by pupils Primary school learners, 11-12 year-olds, primary science teachers Panagiotis Piliouras , Spyros Siakas, Fanny Seroglou AUTH English
Greek
Polish
Nature of Science module
Academic High Schools Gábor Á. Zemplén BME English
German
Greek
Facilitating the teaching of the theory of evolution by enriching the teaching of evidences for evolution with an epistemological perspective on relevant distinctions and relations between facts and theories

Gergely Kertész & Violetta Lenér BME English
Teaching Circulation in Biology Classes using HPS, inquiry learning, and extended group-work


BME Hungarian
Is acidity perfect or real? acid, acidity, idealisation, induction
John Oversby UOR English
Temperature – what can we find out when we measure it? temperature, thermometry, measurement, instrumentation, scale, calibration, construction, particle
John Oversby UOR English
Chemical formulae and equations: more than just calculations? formulae, equations, modelling.
John Oversby UOR English