Evolution and natural selection: learning by playing and reflecting

  title={Evolution and natural selection: learning by playing and reflecting},
  author={D. Herrero and H{\'e}ctor del Castillo and Natalia Monjelat and A. B. Garcia-Varela and M. Checa and Patricia G{\'o}mez},
  journal={Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research},
Scientific literacy is more than the simple reproduction of traditional school science knowledge and requires a set of skills, among them identifying scientific issues, explaining phenomena scientifically and using scientific evidence. Several studies have indicated that playing computer games in the classroom can support the development of students’ conceptual understanding about scientific phenomena and theories. Our paper presents a research study where the role of the video game Spore as a… 

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