Data base

Find out more about our research activities: Our data base provides you with a variety of research projects and different results.

Storytelling_Erzähl mir die Umwelt
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«Tell me about the environment»

The Storytelling project combines the telling of stories with early scientific education for pupils from grades 1 to 3. Central to the concept are the experiences of the literary figures in the stories.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin
Prof. Dr. Florian Rietz
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Context-Based Learning and Transfer in Science Education

Out-of-school learning places (OSLePs) for the sciences allow pupils from primary through to upper secondary school to experience laboratory work and make use of different learning materials.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin
Projekt MEXISTE PHSG
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MEXISTE

PHSG students on programmes of a scientific nature complete two laboratory classes during their first year.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin
Prof. Dr. Robbert Smit
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Berzelius

The «Berzelius – high-tech for upper secondary schools» project helps teaching staff at Swiss grammar schools to show where the fields of teaching and professional research connect.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin
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STEM at schools

This project focuses on boosting pupils’ enthusiasm for the subjects of mathematics, IT, science and technology – also known as MINT subjects in German.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin
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Jules Verne’s children – technology campus

The PHSG’s «Jules Verne’s children – technology campus» project seeks to encourage younger generations to develop a greater interest in nature and technology.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin
Robert Furrer
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NaTech 7, 8 & 9

Development of new teaching materials for science and technology lessons at lower secondary school level that comply with the requirements of the Lehrplan 21 curricular framework.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Patrick Kunz

Lernpass and Stellwerk NT learning and testing systems

This development project comprises four phases.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Florian Rietz
MobiLLaB Hightech für die Sek I

MobiLLaB

The mobiLLab is a mobile high-tech laboratory with 12 work stations that visits lower secondary schools for one day at a time.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin
Prof. Ulrich Schütz

Open configuration options Environmental education St.Gallen in cooperation with GLOBE Switzerland

The Specialist Unit for Environmental Education of the Canton of St.Gallen helps teachers develop lessons and projects on topics related to the environment and sustainable development, and also represents the GLOBE programme in Eastern Switzerland.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Ursula Wunder Novotny

Progress in Science Education

The Progress in Science Education online journal was founded with a view to enabling people to publish their research articles more quickly and reach a wider audience.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin

Youth laboratory at the Natural History Museum

The youth laboratory at the Natural History Museum St.Gallen enables children aged between 10 and 14 to explore the secrets of the natural world.

Institut
Institute for Science Teacher Education
Leitung
Prof. Dr. Nicolas Robin