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BENITO, Marcela. Debates about teaching sciences. Perfiles educativos [online]. 2009, vol.31, n.123, pp. 27-43. ISSN 0185-2698.
Recently it has been possible to observe an increasing interest in investigating about the reason that underlie the growing crisis of scientific education, which is expressed by the students' difficulties to learn in by the lesser interest in what they learn. There are many researches about the conceptual problems of learning sciences, but also in the way of using the strategies for reasoning and solving problems related to scientific work. In this paper the author analyzes the advances made by research in the field of didactic of sciences and she offers some reflections about the different positions, which leads to different teaching models.
Keywords : Learning of sciences; Constructivism; Scientific, academic and everyday knowledge; Teaching models; Epistemological obstacles.