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Define your filters and find the elements you're looking for. For each filter use the following keywords:

BIG IDEAS: 1.Energy | 2.Forces | 3. Universe | 4. Particles | 5. Quantum | 6. Evolution | 7. Cell | 8. Earth

SUBJECT: Biology | Chemistry | Environmental Sciences | Physics

AGE RANGE: Any age        ANY KEYWORD: Any element name

Big Ideas of Science Intermediate Ideas of Science All levels of the Science Ideas

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You can use the 3d map at any given time in your class. It is always good to make a reference to related ideas and the bigger picture every time you wrap-up a subject. To do that we propose you follow the step below:

1. Think about which Big Idea the subject you are teaching belongs to.

2. Visit the Small Ideas of Science map in the PLATON e-Agora

3. In the search engine, select the Big Idea you chose in the respective field.

4. Browse through the elements that will appear and select the one you believe are related to the subject you are teaching.

5. Read the content of the selected elements.To make a connection of the subject at hand with other Big Ideas and the concepts they encompass.




PLATON is a two-year European project launched on September 2016. It aspires to provide teachers and school communities with a coherent teachers’ training framework which will update their current teaching practices. More particularly, PLATON aims to offer an open and innovative training framework to teachers of primary and secondary education which will focus on:

- Promoting student-centred teaching approaches;

- Promoting a holistic interdisciplinary approach;

- Support the use of online educational tools;

- Support the meaningful collaboration between teachers of the same school.


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