A Abordagem Didática da Simulação Virtual no Ensino da Química: Um Olhar para os Novos Paradigmas da Educação

Gerla Silva, José Francisco Netto, Renato Souza


The difficulties of learning chemistry have meant that teachers seek the new educational and methodological alternative responses to change this situation. We used the PhET simulation software with the aim of developing cognition students regarding the interactions occurring in the microscopic particles from substances facilitating the understanding of the chemical content, in particular the state of matter. The research took place in a public school in Manaus, a class of first year of high school. The data obtained from observation and questionnaire were treated following the content analysis. The simulation was effective in learning the content studied.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5753/cbie.wie.2016.339