Revista electrónica de investigación en educación en ciencias
versão On-line ISSN 1850-6666
DE CASTRO, Bruna Jamila e FRASSON COSTA, Priscila Caroza. Contributions of a game for teaching the process of teaching and learning chemistry in basic education by the context of meaningful learning. Rev. electrón. investig. educ. cienc. [online]. 2011, vol.6, n.2, pp. 25-37. ISSN 1850-6666.
This article aims to promote research on the contributions of a game called "Super Atom" for teaching chemistry in elementary school. The research, which combines quantitative and qualitative methodologies, was held in 2010, to be based on the Theory of Meaningful Learning of Ausubel and examined the learning of students from 54 public schools of Bandeirantes, Paraná, Brazil. For data collection used questionnaires that were applied before and after application of the game, and direct observation. Through the results obtained, we touch the game "Super Atom" is effective in teaching the content in question and provides a meaningful learning, being also competent in creating an environment of relaxation and joy among the students, with a real motivator for the teaching of chemistry.
Palavras-chave : Playfulness; Elementary School; Chemistry teaching.