Articles | Volume 4, issue 1
Geosci. Commun., 4, 43–56, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-43-2021
Geosci. Commun., 4, 43–56, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-4-43-2021

Research article 10 Feb 2021

Research article | 10 Feb 2021

Using PhET™ interactive simulation plate tectonics for initial teacher education

Bento Cavadas and Sara Aboim

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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (further review by editor) (06 Dec 2020) by Stephanie Zihms
AR by Bento Cavadas on behalf of the Authors (12 Dec 2020)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (18 Dec 2020) by Stephanie Zihms
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (22 Dec 2020) by Iain Stewart(Executive Editor)
AR by Bento Cavadas on behalf of the Authors (23 Dec 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
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This work presents the use of a digital educational resource, CreativeLab_Sci&Math | Plate Tectonics, which explores the PhETTM Plate Tectonics simulator in the context of pre-service teacher education. Results show that the digital educational resource contributed to pre-service teachers successfully achieving learning outcomes concerning the dynamics of plate tectonics.
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