Event Date/Time: Jul 15, 2009 End Date/Time: Jul 18, 2009
Registration Date: May 25, 2009
Early Registration Date: Apr 05, 2009
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 10, 2009
Paper Submission Date: Feb 25, 2009
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Dear Colleagues,
We would like to invite academic teachers, researchers as well as postgraduate students to the INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF SCIENCE EDUCATION, 10 YEARS OF THE JOURNAL OF SCIENCE EDUCATION.

The Congress is organized by the University Antonio Narino and the Journal of Science Education with participation and sponsorship of various Universities and scientific authorities from different countries.

The Congress provides a forum to discuss problems of Science education (physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics , etc.) in the university and secondary (high) education with international and Latin American experts and other specialists from America, Europe, Asia and other parts of the World.
The peer reviewed Journal of Science Education, JSE, (http://www.colciencias.gov.co/rec/) is bilingual and international, with authors from more than 53 countries and specialists with excellent track records in education and in the natural sciences from more than 22 countries in its scientific committees.

Main themes of the Congress:
Active modern methods and innovations in science education
Modern curriculum design in science education
Evaluation and assessment in science education
Science experiment and laboratory in teaching and learning
Educational technology, software and Internet
Modern textbooks
Research in science and mathematic education
History and philosophy of science. Conceptual change in learning science
Science Olympiads
Methodology of mathematics education
Methodology of different natural sciences (geology, astronomy, biotechnology, biomedical sciences etc.) and other themes
Popularization of natural sciences

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The languages of the Congress are English and Spanish Internacional Organizing Committee Comité Organizador Internacional Mary Falk, President, Colombia Yuri Orlik, President, Colombia Stuart Bennett, UK Baiba Briede, Latvia Fanny Angulo Delgado, Colombia Marcela Fejes , Brasil Carlos Furió, Spain Alan Goodwin, UK Jenaro Guisasola, Spain Jace Hargis, USA Maia Elena Infante , Brasil Roque Jiménez Pérez, Spain Maria Losada, Colombia Mansoor Niaz, Venezuela Tatiana Ovchinnikova, Russia Tina Overton, UK Stelios Piperakis, Greece Norman Reid, UK Carlos Soto, Colombia Carlos Uribe, Colombia Plenary Lectures Conferencias plenarias Harry Kroto , Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996 (Florida State U, USA). The Internet - the Second Revolution in Education Stuart Bennet ( Open U., UK) . Designing the curriculum in Science: should the customer have an input?’ Carlos Furio ( U. of Valencia, Spain) Relationship between the history and philosophy of science in Science and Chemistry education Jenaro Guisasola ( U. of Pais Vasco, Spain) Research in Physics Education: achievement, challenges and new approaches Tina Overton (U. of Hull, UK). Methodology of open ended problem solving in science teaching Norman Reid ( U. of Glasgow, UK) . Teaching and learning in the Sciences: the evidence from research and others