6 September 2017 Effects of color in the learning of science
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The teaching of science is a global problem, general studies have been carried out which take into account the effects of color in the educational environment and have had revealing results, however a study has not been made to measure the effects of color in the learning of the sciences, in this specific case of Physics and mathematics. A study of the effects of color on science teaching was conducted, controlling color of various materials such as slides used in class, markers on blackboard, pens, paper sheets, laboratory materials and teacher's clothing color. In this paper we present results of student academic performance, opinion about the subject, development of logical abilities and a comparison with the teaching of science in a free way, that is to say, without control of color. There is also a study of color effects in science education distinguishing between genders and finally comparing the general results in the educational field with those obtained in this work.
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A Sánchez Juárez, A Sánchez Juárez, César W. Granda, César W. Granda, D. Castillo, D. Castillo, Johanna E. Jaramillo, Johanna E. Jaramillo, Guissella K. Melgar, Guissella K. Melgar, } "Effects of color in the learning of science", Proc. SPIE 10367, Light in Nature VI, 103670C (6 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2274686; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2274686
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