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Searching Comenius Genius Scientists

SUBJECT : Science

TEACHER: Marta  Marfil  Sánchez

LEVEL: 4rd ESO (15 years old)

NAME OF ACTIVITY: Searching Comenius Genius Scientists
STATE OF THE ACTIVITY: Finished (April 2013).


Students will search information about the most important, revealing and great scientists from European Comenius participant countries.


In order to achieve the objective, students will have to:

-Search, read and analyze documents in libraries or on internet, so as to discover the revealing scientist, their research and results.

                      - Use new technologies

                      - Elaborate an English-written Power-Point presentation.

                      - Use oral English to explain their research to other students

                      -Work in groups

We will focus our attention on the following aspects:

-                  Countries: Poland, Italy, Hungary, Portugal and Estonia

-                  Scientist biography

-                  Political and social situation of the country at the scientist period of time

-                  Scientist research and outcomes

-                  Scientist international recognition



-         Scientist biography

-         Librarian or internet resources

-         New technologies


Leonardo da Vinci

Josef Kosacki

Richard Karlovic

Spanish sci.

George Andrew Olah

Marie Curie

Nicolau Copernic

Portuguese sci.