INFORMAL SCIENCE EDUCATION: METEORITES AS A SOURCE OF INFORMATION FROM SPACEJournal: GAMTAMOKSLINIS UGDYMAS BENDROJO UGDYMO MOKYKLOJE / NATURAL SCIENCE EDUCATION IN A COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL (Vol.27, No. 0)
Publication Date: 2021-12-29
Authors : Eugenija Rudnickaitė;
Page : 58-66
Keywords : meteorite; geology museum; informal science education; Vilnius University;
Information about space and meteorites is being activated by scientists in various fields. With the development of research methods, new facts unknown to science from previously fallen meteorites are being found. Not all findings are supported by more accurate subsequent studies, so it is important to select reliable facts. The purpose of this article is: ● to present selected research results of meteorites which are important for science; ● Teachers could integrate this information into Biology, Nature & man, Chemistry, Physics, World knowledge, Geography, etc. Among other collections, the Museum of Geology of Vilnius University has a scientifically unique collection of meteorites, which is excellent for non-formal science education, dissemination of geoscience.
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