Development of thinking skills

Leading team

Prof. Nir Orion

Postdocs and students

Maya Shalom, MSc Student

Ronit Laub, PhD Student

R&D team

Osher Fishzang

Summary

Our research focuses on the unique contribution of Earth Sciences in the development of cognitive skills such as: The development of basic scientific skills: observation-hypothesis-conclusion; Spatial visualization; Cyclic thinking; Perception of deep time; Systems thinking.

Link to project website (in Hebrew)

http://stwww.weizmann.ac.il/g-earth/geogroup/main.asp?PageKind=4&ID=24