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“Scientix”: The Community for Science Education in Europe

Did u know? 3000 science teachers use Scientix to enhance their lessons STEM. http://bit.ly/194swod  [Demetra Hadjichambi, Scientix Deputy Ambassador, Cyprus-10/3/2014, 19:00] Did u know? The sun has freckles. 1 +100 astronomy resources on Scientix. http://bit.ly/1uTiZu3 [Demetra Hadjichambi, Scientix Deputy Ambassador, Cyprus-10/3/2014, 19:00]  Good science teaching is as much about passion ...

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European Research Project “Fibonacci”

Participation of CY.C.E.R.E. in Fibonacci The Cyprus Center for Environmental Research and Education participated in the European project “Fibonacci”. The program, which began in January 2010, has duration of three years. The aim of the Fibonacci project is to promote methods for the dissemination of appropriate educational approaches and creative ...

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How Students’ Values are Intertwined with Decisions in a Socio-scientific Issue

Paraskeva-Hadjichambi, D. P., Hadjichambis, A. Ch., Korfiatis, K. (2015). How Students’ Values are Intertwined with Decisions in a Socio-scientific Issue. International Journal of Environmental & Science Education, 10(3), 493-513 Abstract The present study incorporated a scaffolding decision making procedure on an authentic environmental socio-scientific issue and investigated how students’ decisions are intertwined with their ...

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Conservation Reasoning and Proposed Actions for the Protection of Threatened Plant Species: Insights From a Sample of Rural and Urban Children of Cyprus

Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi, Konstantinos Korfiatis, Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis & Margarita Arianoutsou (2012): Conservation Reasoning and Proposed Actions for the Protection of Threatened Plant Species: Insights From a Sample of Rural and Urban Children of Cyprus, Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal Abstract Investigating children’s beliefs and values toward threatened biodiversity ...

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Research Project “Flora”

A significant body of research reveals that students have difficulties in understanding basic concepts and phenomena related to the functions of plants as well as their role in the natural ecosystems, and thus fail to appreciate the need to protect the flora of their country. Furthermore, although the modules dedicated ...

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Integrating Sustainable Consumption into Environmental Education: A Case Study on Environmental Representations, Decision Making and Intention to Act

Hadjichambis, A. Ch., Georgiou, Y., Paraskeva-Hadjichambi, D. P., Ioannou, H., & Manoli, C. C. (2015): Integrating sustainable consumption into environmental education: a case study on environmental representations, decision making and intention to act. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 10(1), 67-86. doi: 10.12973/ijese.2015.231a Abstract During the last decades, current ...

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Evaluating the impact of the Earthkeepers Earth education program on children’s ecological understandings, values and attitudes, and behaviour in Cyprus

Manoli, C. C., Johnson, B., Hadjichambis, A. C., Hadjichambi, D., Georgiou, Y., & Ioannou, H. (2014). Evaluating the impact of the Earthkeepers Earth education program on children’s ecological understandings, values and attitudes, and behaviour in Cyprus. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 41, 29-37 Abstract The recent educational reform in Cyprus moved ...

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Ecology of the Endangered Endemic Species

The study of the ecology and the population dynamics of endangered endemic plants is a powerful tool that can contribute to their conservation. In Cyprus 17 plant species are protected by the harmonizing legislation [153 (I) / 2003] about Nature Conservation. About these species significant gaps have been recorded in ...

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Ecology of Cyprus Coastal Threatened Habitats

The unique natural environment of Cyprus keeps its rare beauty and diversity of structures. Despite the millennial human use and the many changes that has suffered through the centuries, it still presents a rich biodiversity at all levels. Nowadays, many natural ecosystems are threatened by various pressures, which in some ...

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