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Using Games to Teach Astronomy

Francis, Paul

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We all know that astronomical research is a chaotic sociable deeply human enterprise full of baffling mysteries enigmatic clues and breathtakingly unexpected conclusions. Abundant evidence suggests that our students see astronomy very differently. They see it as a lonely activity: a collection of facts (and very pretty pictures) brought down from the mountain by antisocial ""experts"" for them to memorise. Can we change this false perception? I've been experimenting with using role-playing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/147439

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