Anna Pshenichny-Mamo

Short Biography

Anna Pshenichny-Mamo  is a Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion. She graduated from the Technion in 2018 with B.Sc. degree in Biology and in 2021 with M.Sc. [magna cum laude] in Biology Education. In 2022 Anna won ESERA travel grant for early career researchers.  Anna is a Biology and Science teacher at the Rogozin Bet middle school, Kiriat Ata.  Anna’s research focuses on nature of science and its integration in Natural History Museums. 

Email:  panna@campus.technion.ac.il

Publications
M.Sc. Thesis

Pshenichny-Mamo, A. (2021). Natural History Museums educators’ conceptions on the integration of the aspects of nature of science in guidance. M.Sc. thesis in Biology Education. Faculty of Education in Science and Technology, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. Supervision: Tsybulsky, D. [In Hebrew with abstract in English]. Abstract.

Contributed talks and posters 

Pshenichny, A. & Tsybulsky, D. Museum educators’ conceptions on integration of Nature of science aspects: a phenomenographic study. ESERA2021 Online conference. Braga, Portugal, August-September 2021. Oral presentation. Abstract. Recorded presentation.

Pshenichny, A. & Tsybulsky, D. Natural History Museums educators’ conceptions on the integration of nature of science in guidance. Graduate Student Poster Competition. Technion, Israel, December 2021. Poster presentation. PDF. *Won 3rd place Faculty poster competition and 3rd place Technion poster competition.

Pshenichny-Mamo, A. & Tsybulsky, D. Integration of the nature of science during guided tours of natural history museums. International History, Philosophy, and Science Teaching [IHPST] Conference. Calgary, Alberta Canada, July 2022. Oral presentation. Abstract. Recorded presentation.

Pshenichny-Mamo, A. & Tsybulsky, D. Enlightening our visitors: Natural history museum educators’ conceptualize the integration of NOS when addressing ecological and evolutionary aspects of exhibits. ERIDOB2022 Annual Conference. Nicosia, Cyprus, September 2022. Oral presentation. Abstract.

Other publications

Ben Simon, H., Pshenichny-Mamo, A. & Tsybulsky, D. (2022). Fostering the NOS understanding in the teaching of biology – theoretical and practical aspects. Israeli Journal for Biology Teachers. PDF