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An Educational Experience to Raise Awareness about Space Debris

Camilla Colombo, Nicoletta Di Blas, Ioannis Gkolias, Pier Luca Lanzi, Daniele Loiacono, Erica Stella
2020 IEEE Access  
However, this issue is still largely unknown to most people. In this paper, we present an educational experience in virtual reality created to raise awareness about the problem of space debris.  ...  Space debris represents a threat to space missions and operational satellites. Failing to control its growth might lead to the inability to use near-Earth space.  ...  THE VIRTUAL REALITY SPACE DEBRIS EXPERIENCE Our goal was to create an educational experience to raise awareness about the problem of space debris, targeting a general audience and students (both at high  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.2992327 fatcat:rhqtxsemnrcy3gofd3mmhqqxkq

Marine Debris on Small Islands: Insights from an Educational Outreach Program in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia

Christine Sur, Jessica M. Abbott, Rohani Ambo-Rappe, Nenni Asriani, Sarah O. Hameed, Brittany M. Jellison, Hasriani A. Lestari, Steven R. Limbong, Musdalifah Mandasari, Gabriel Ng, Erin V. Satterthwaite, Sulham Syahid (+3 others)
2018 Frontiers in Marine Science  
We implemented an educational outreach program to engage primary and secondary students in the scientific process using the tangible issue of marine debris on a typical small island in Indonesia (Barrang  ...  The program inspired a unique, local perspective on marine debris that includes greater awareness of human health impacts as well as a need for realistic solutions to this problem faced by small islands  ...  We aimed to raise awareness of the impacts and scale of marine debris and to expose kindergarten through grade 12 (hereafter, "K-12") students to the scientific method through an educational outreach program  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2018.00035 fatcat:xeupyxpyubdm3imvnzgvnaxxxe

Bridging Audio and Augmented Reality towards a new Generation of Serious Audio-only Games

2019 The Electronic Journal of e-Learning  
This article suggests that audio games can be designed and implemented for the delivery of targeted curricula through an engaging learning experience, whereas fusing audio game mechanics into new interactive  ...  Educational practices are constantly adjusting to technological advances, in order to improve their effectiveness in delivering knowledge and preparing students for the challenges of modern digital society  ...  Acknowledgements This work is funded by the Operational Program Human Resources Development, Education and Life-long learning, Priority Axes 6, 8, 9, Act "Supporting Researchers with emphasis on New Researchers  ... 
doi:10.34190/jel.17.2.07 fatcat:nkkvja4ianegbcuremuek2apaq

Comparison between Conventional, Game-based, and Self-made Storybook-based Oral Health Education on Children\'s Oral Hygiene Status: A Prospective Cohort Study

Puneet Gupta, Shivangi Sharma, Smriti Saxena, Sathyajith N Naik, Ravi Bhandari, Anuj Kishor Shukla
2021 International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry  
Lifestyle modifications and habits are formed at an early age therefore health education plays an important role in educating them about the prevention of problems related to oral health.  ...  In group I, oral health education with the help of conventional method using educative posters was given to children once daily for a week.  ...  education program can be easily implemented and is cost-effective method for oral health awareness. 22 The present study planned used storybooks as an innovative and inspiring education tool for stimulating  ... 
doi:10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1811 fatcat:v3nv4k4dwbgknnnikeua47a4gm

Space Dust Impacts Detector Development for the Evaluation of Ejecta

Pauline Faure, Shingo Masuyama, Hiroshi Nakamoto, Yasuhiro Akahoshi, Yukihito Kitazawa, Takao Koura
2013 Procedia Engineering  
This paper aims at a) introducing the space dust impacts detector developed at Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT), b) presenting the detector utility for the evaluation of ejecta, and c) raising awareness  ...  An accurate evaluation of ejecta is critical for orbital debris risk assessment and mitigation. If all space activities were stopped, debris will still be created by chain reaction.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to sincerely thank Horyu-II project members and Computational Mechanics Laboratory members for their precious support and help during the project.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2013.05.068 fatcat:j3lh7qaysbejbbqxdydqs6qsie

Making the Invisible Visible: Eco-Art and Design against the Anthropocene

Carmela Cucuzzella
2021 Sustainability  
This paper examines a series of art and design installations in the public realm that aim to raise awareness or activate change regarding pressing ecological issues.  ...  These are examined through: (1) their potential to raise awareness or activate behavior change; (2) how well they are capable of making the catastrophic situations, which are invisible to most people,  ...  Indeed, the work aims to raise awareness about air toxicity, making the quality of the air in its region visible to passers-by.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13073747 fatcat:qsqaltyilfctjczfgb7sd5zamm

Fighting the plastic soup by using citizen science approaches

Lynn Jula Kessler
2018 Zenodo  
Volunteers benefit from learning about ecological processes and science benefits from cheap labour and an extensive database.  ...  The Dive Against Debris initiative is encouraging recreational and professional divers to participate in underwater clean-ups and contributing their findings to a global database.  ...  Acknowledgements I would first like to thank my thesis supervisor Dr. Pieter van Beukering for always being supportive and for being so enthusiastic about my research topic.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5036921 fatcat:6vet2vvlwbhubo3ubctuz6j624

Investigating the Experiential Impact of Sensory Affect in Contemporary Communication Design Studio Education

Lorraine Marshalsey
2015 International Journal of Art & Design Education  
This has an impact on how students experience place, their position within it, and how comfortable or not that space 'feels' to occupy.  ...  As UK educational funding is reduced, financial cost-cutting may lead to inadequate resources and space for specialist creative disciplines which raises the question; in what ways do current economical  ... 
doi:10.1111/jade.12086 fatcat:xdtcexia5rcpdn662llxmfehue

Marine debris: global and regional impacts

Daniel Torres N, Jorge Berguño B
2011 Anales del Instituto de la Patagonia  
Education and awareness Marine debris is not only an acute environmental problem that can be solved solely by means of law enforcement and technical solutions.  ...  Initiatives such as the convening of international conferences on marine debris help to raise that awareness at the regional and global level.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-686x2011000200013 fatcat:4wcnnzewcnhvzoqt4m4u2gqch4

Public pedagogies of arts-based environmental learning and education for adults

Pierre Walter, Allison Earl
2017 European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults  
Examples of provocative public eco-artists positioned within a pedagogy of the public are Marina DeBris ('marine debris'), who reuses plastic beach trash to create 'trasion' (trash fashion) and raise awareness  ...  Through the experience of participating in tactical public events, participants' awareness on an environmental issue is raised, as well as their agency to inspire long-term change, in creative and unpredictable  ... 
doi:10.3384/rela.2000-7426.relaojs88 fatcat:kyvlp26dsbbtzfiunjwliljqhq

A Study of Fifth Graders' Environmental Learning Outcomes in Taipei

Ching-San Lai
2018 International Journal of Research in Education and Science  
Acknowledgements This study would like to thank Mr. Y. C. Huang in helping the science teaching of environmental education unit.  ...  This environmental issue is designed to arouse people's environmental awareness about the threats of plastic trash and to educate people of the need to use substitutes for plastics.  ...  At a conference held in Tbilisi, Georgia (USSR) in 1977 (UNESCO, 1978; Yang, 1997) , UNESCO set goals of environmental education as follows: (1) to foster clear awareness of, and concern about, economic  ... 
doi:10.21890/ijres.383171 fatcat:5kxtm6ac3beplb4z2n2oqxs7ya

Changing Faces Competition. Mobilizing Citizens to Reclaim Public Spaces in Nairobi

Anna Tehlova
2019 The Journal of Public Space  
This article suggests a citizen-driven public space upgrading movement can address these challenges and presents a gamification approach for citizen mobilization and raising awareness: The Changing Faces  ...  For public authorities having to deal with other pressing socio-economic challenges in the context of outdated regulations, insufficient capacity and resources and wide-spread corruption, public spaces  ...  Secondly, the competition results in engaging public authorities and raising their awareness about the importance of public spaces.  ... 
doi:10.32891/jps.v4i3.1221 fatcat:xp3gskxwpvfldm2jkibpssu2e4

Mission Shakti aka Project XSV-1: India's First Anti-Satellite Test (ASAT)

Santosh Kosambe
2019 Journal of Aircraft and Spacecraft Technology  
Also, the nation is concerned about the threats it faces in outer space; the ASAT test was conducted to examine the capability of the nation to defend itself in space.  ...  With this particular successful test, India becomes the fourth country among an exclusive group of space-faring nations to perform ASAT.  ...  Acknowledgement The author would like to thank unknown reviewers for their thoughtful suggestions and comments.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jastsp.2019.172.182 fatcat:c5tbiw47ejb6riic5sz7gppnv4

Experimental Activities in Primary School to Learn about Microbes in an Oral Health Education Context

Paulo Mafra, Nelson Lima, Graça S. Carvalho
2014 Journal of Biological Education  
Pupils became aware that the act of brushing their teeth is not only a socially correct behaviour or a simple rule to meet, but also a matter of preventing illness and promoting health.  ...  To solve problem-question (1), children's samples of dental plaque were prepared and observed under the microscope.  ...  posted their predictions; (3) 'Experience', the sequence of the technical procedures the pupils should follow, with space for recording their observations; (4) 'After the experience', a space for them  ... 
doi:10.1080/00219266.2014.923485 fatcat:hhtcs47rpneg5djkwavjdddgmq

The Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia: Portaging Leadership Lessons with a Critical Thinking Model

Robert J. Niewoehner, Craig E. Steidle
2009 Engineering Management Journal  
principles of action which the student can portage to the circumstances of their professional lives.  ...  Business schools have long valued case studies as a tool for both broadening a student's perspective, and provoking them to deeper consideration of complex situations.  ...  It implies being aware of your biases, prejudices, self-deceptive tendencies and the limitations of your viewpoint and experience. • Intellectual courage is the disposition to question beliefs about which  ... 
doi:10.1080/10429247.2009.11431793 fatcat:65rpd7ad3vbzhbrbpjhq2zh5su
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