Development of thinking skills

Leading team

Project members

Maya Shalom, MSc Student

  • Orit Ben-Zvi-Assraf
  • Jeff Dodick
  • Osher Fishzang
  • Yossi Gudovich
  • Yael Kali
  • Ronit Laub


This research focuses on the unique contribution of Earth Sciences to the development of various cognitive skills, such as:

  • The development of basic scientific skills (observation-hypothesis-conclusion).
  • Spatial visualization.
  • Cyclic thinking.
  • Perception of deep time.
  • Systems thinking.

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