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Title: In the Shoes of a Researcher [Conférence "Dans la peau d'un chercheur"] (in French)

Abstract

In Geneva, 10,000 physicists from CERN investigate.They pursue research on elementary particles so tiny and fleeting that they cannot be directly studied. A few kilometers from CERN, at the University of Geneva, other physicists explore mysterious phenomena. What do they do? "In the shoes of a researcher" proposes to elementary teachers and their students to experience an investigation similar to what the physicists do. Each class will receive mysterious boxes which are impossible to open. The classes must perform an investigation in order to understand what is within the boxes by proposing hypotheses followed by experiments. The 33 participating classes will be in contact with scientists to help in confronting their ideas and their trials and errors and to ask questions on a website. The classes will then go meet the physicists to compare their experimental methods with those shown at CERN or at the University of Geneva. The project will end with a conference with these researchers in the making, done in the style of scientists. The students will present their results at the conference. In this video, researchers from CERN speak with the students about what they discovered, and help the students to think scientifically and understand howmore » science works. There are also video clips of the students performing the experiments.« less

Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1025911
Resource Type:
Multimedia
Country of Publication:
CERN
Language:
French
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS; CERN; ELEMENTARY PARTICLES; SCIENTIFIC METHOD; EDUCATION; ELEMENTARY SCHOOL; HYPOTHESES; EXPERIMENTS

Citation Formats

None. In the Shoes of a Researcher [Conférence "Dans la peau d'un chercheur"]. CERN: N. p., 2011. Web.
None. In the Shoes of a Researcher [Conférence "Dans la peau d'un chercheur"]. CERN.
None. Mon . "In the Shoes of a Researcher [Conférence "Dans la peau d'un chercheur"]". CERN. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1025911.
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title = {In the Shoes of a Researcher [Conférence "Dans la peau d'un chercheur"]},
author = {None},
abstractNote = {In Geneva, 10,000 physicists from CERN investigate.They pursue research on elementary particles so tiny and fleeting that they cannot be directly studied. A few kilometers from CERN, at the University of Geneva, other physicists explore mysterious phenomena. What do they do? "In the shoes of a researcher" proposes to elementary teachers and their students to experience an investigation similar to what the physicists do. Each class will receive mysterious boxes which are impossible to open. The classes must perform an investigation in order to understand what is within the boxes by proposing hypotheses followed by experiments. The 33 participating classes will be in contact with scientists to help in confronting their ideas and their trials and errors and to ask questions on a website. The classes will then go meet the physicists to compare their experimental methods with those shown at CERN or at the University of Geneva. The project will end with a conference with these researchers in the making, done in the style of scientists. The students will present their results at the conference. In this video, researchers from CERN speak with the students about what they discovered, and help the students to think scientifically and understand how science works. There are also video clips of the students performing the experiments.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {CERN},
year = {2011},
month = {6}
}

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