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Geoscience Communication An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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GC | Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Geosci. Commun., 3, 167–177, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-167-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Geosci. Commun., 3, 167–177, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-167-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 06 Jul 2020

Research article | 06 Jul 2020

Engaging children in geosciences through storytelling and creative dance

Ana Matias et al.

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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (further review by editor and referees) (31 Jan 2020) by Sam Illingworth
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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by editor) (03 May 2020) by Sam Illingworth
AR by Anna Wenzel on behalf of the Authors (13 May 2020)  Author's response
ED: Publish as is (19 May 2020) by Sam Illingworth
ED: Publish as is (19 May 2020) by Sam Illingworth(Executive Editor)
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The paper describes an informal education activity focusing on coastal dynamics to engage with 10-year-old students. It combines science concepts, storytelling, and creative dance through six exercises translating wave generation, propagation, and sediment transport. Benefits from these types of activities range from engagement with science to acknowledgement of individual differences. Results of a questionnaire (112 students) show evidences of engagement and willingness to participate further.
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