Investigadora no Department of Science Teaching, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Dr. Rachel Mamlok-Naaman earned her BSc in chemistry from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1966), her MSc and PhD in Science Education from Bar Ilan (1992 and 1998 respectively). After conducting her postdoctoral research at the University in Michigan (2000) she joined the Weizmann Institute of Science in the Department of Science Teaching, where she is the coordinator of the Chemistry Group, and the head of the National Center for Chemistry Teachers at the Weizmann Institute, and the coordinator of the chemistry group at the Department of Science Teaching.
Dr. Mamlok-Naaman is engaged in development, implementation, and evaluation of new curricular materials, and research on students’ perceptions of chemistry concepts. She also focuses on production of publications in the areas of scientific and technological literacy, teachers’ professional development, cognitive aspects of students’ learning, assessment and curriculum development. She is the coordinator of a chemistry teachers’ programs in the framework of the Rothschild-Weizmann MSc program for science teachers, and of two projects in the framework of the European Union (the FP7 programs) in Israel – PROFILES and TEMI.