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He has a degree in Biology-Geology (teaching), a Master in Astronomy Teaching and a Ph.D. in Teaching and Dissemination of Sciences, all from the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto. He is a middle and high school teacher but in the recent years was deployed to Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto: Porto Planetarium – Ciência Viva Center. Furthermore, he is an author of textbooks on Natural Sciences, teacher trainer (initial and continuing training programs). More recently, a researcher at the Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço. His research areas of interest are citizen science, science education and communication, professional development, and pedagogic practice for elementary, middle, and high school grades.
Lastest publications at IA (or with IA Researchers)I. A. Costa, C. Morais, M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro, 2022,
Citizen science through schools: the importance of interpersonal relationships,
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>> AbstractI. A. Costa, 2022,
Comunicação de Ciência, sem dúvida(s)!,
Revista de Ciência Elementar, 10