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Baum, Michael

Michael Baum

Dr. rer. nat.
Chemistry Education


phone +49-(0)431-880-1035
address Am Botanischen Garten 16i, 24118 Kiel


2012 - 2016 Doctorate at Universität Hamburg, Zoological Institute, molecular evolutionary biology department
2010 - 2011 Studies of Science Education (Biology and Chemistry) at CAU Kiel
2003 - 2010 Studies of Technical Biology at Universität Stuttgart

Professional Activity

since 2021 Researcher at IPN, Chemistry Education dpt.
since 2019 Associate Lecturer at IPN, Biology Education dpt.
since 2016 Researcher for LeaP@CAU, the federal „quality initiative teacher education“ at CAU Kiel
2012 - 2016 Researcher and assistant lecturer at Zoological Institute, Universität Hamburg, molecular evolutionary biology dpt.
2011 - 2015 Freelance Guide at the Zoological Museum Hamburg (CeNaK)
2012 Quality monitor for the „Program for international student assessment“ (PISA)
2010 - 2011 Researcher, IPN - Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education, Chemistry Education dpt.
2009 scientific advisor at Dahab Marine Research Center (Dahab, South Sinai, Egypt)
2007 - 2008 Research assistant at Max-Planck-Institute for metal research (Büsnau)
2007 freelance guide at the State Museum of Natural History, Stuttgart
2004 - 2005 teaching assistant, biophysics dpt., Biological Institute, Universität Stuttgart

Research Interests

Education for sustainable development
Digital teaching and learning tools and their application
Critical thinking in science classes
Coherence in teacher education programs

Current Projects

food:labor, a student lab for science communication of bioeconomy and sustainable food production
LeaP@CAU (federal “quality initiative teacher education” at CAU Kiel)
City Nature Challenge 2021: KielRegion
The Future of STEM learning

Selected Publications