Maria Margarida de Carvalho e Silva Afonso

PhD in Education – Didactics of Sciences

Coordinator (in partnership) of the UNESCO Club Science, Tradition and Culture of the Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco, which aims to research, produce and disseminate educational materials related to Portuguese culture and traditions.

Polytechnic Institute of Castelo Branco.

Areas of interest

– Science Education – Didactics of Science ((Training of Primary School Teachers in Sciences Experimental Teaching)

In recent years it has been developed work in the fields of scientific education/scientific literacy among different sectors of the population and of intergeneration relationships (most particularly the relationship between children and elderly people).