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Pamela Flores

Pamela Flores, M. Sc. Biology

Learning Sciences PhD Candidate
International Doctoral School "Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation" (REASON)
Member of the Elite Network of Bavaria (ENB)


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Didaktik der Biologie
Winzererstr. 45/II
80797 München

Phone: +49 (0)89 / 2180–6199

Further Information

Research area

  • Domain-general skills (scientific-thinking) and domain-specific knowledge (biological concepts) of preschool children
  • Inquiry-based learning of biological concepts in preschool
  • Learning processes in early childhood science education


Academic background

  • Since September 2016 doctoral student at the Institute for Biology Education, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2013 – 2015 Certificate Environmental Studies Certificate Program, Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society, München
  • 2012 – 2015 Master in Science –Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2008 – 2012 Bachelor in Science –Biology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • 2007 Abitur at the german-peruvian Gymnasium Alexander von Humboldt in Lima, Peru


Former courses:

  • Ü: Biologische Phänomene für den Unterricht in der Mittelschule II (SoSe 18)
  • Ü: Naturwissenschaftliche Arbeitsweisen für die Mittel- und Realschule (WiSe 18/19)
  • S: Grundlagen der Biologiedidaktik für die Grundschule und Sekundarstufe I (SoSe 19, WiSe 19/20)
  • P: Schule einmal draußen (Ökologisches Praktikum) (SoSe 18, SoSe 19)


Future courses:

  • P: Schule einmal draußen (Ökologisches Praktikum) (SoSe 20)


Advising studies :

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  • Flores, P., Kohlhauf, L., & Neuhaus, B. J. (2020). Der Wald kommt in den Kindergarten. Kita Aktuell Spezial, 1, 22–25.
  • Klemm, J., Flores, P., Sodian, B., & Neuhaus, B. J. (2020). Scientific Reasoning in Biology - the Impact of Domain-General and Domain-Specific Concepts on Children's Observation Competency. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1050.
  • Goymann, W., & Flores Dávila, P. (2017). Acute peaks of testosterone suppress paternal care: evidence from individual hormonal reaction norms. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1857), 20170632.


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