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Çoruhlu, Tülay Senel; Nas, Sibel Er – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2018
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of project-based learning environments on 4th class students' conceptual understanding of recycling. The case study method was used in this study. The effects of project-supported learning environments on students' conceptual understanding were investigated. The sample group of the study…
Descriptors: Recycling, Concept Formation, Environmental Education, Student Projects
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Cakici, Yilmaz; Yavuz, Gulben – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2010
In the last three decades, the constructivist approach has been the dominant ideology in the field of educational research. The aim of this study is to explore the effect of constructivist science teaching on the students' understanding about matter, and to compare the effectiveness of a constructivist approach over traditional teaching methods.…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Foreign Countries
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Sahin, Cigdem; Ipek, Hava; Ayas, Alipasa – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2008
In this article we investigated 4th, 6th, and 8th grade students' misconceptions about light, sight, vision, source of light and examined students' conceptual development of these concepts at different grade levels. Data collection was done using five two-tiered test questions with one open-ended question, an interview about concepts and a drawing…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Vision, Concept Formation, Grade 8
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Ozmen, Haluk; Kenan, Osman – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2007
This study was conducted to determine 4th, 5th, and 6th grade Turkish primary students' conceptions about the particulate nature of matter via a test. The test consists of 36 items related to the changes of microscopic properties of solid, liquid and gas matters during phase changing, cooling, heating and pressing of them. The sample of the study…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 4
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Lee, Yeung Chung; Ng, Pun Hon – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2004
With the increase in prominence of the investigative approach in Hong Kong science curricula from the primary to the senior secondary level, there is urgency for local science educators including primary school teachers to gain a better understanding of pupils' existing cognitive understanding and reasoning ability for performing science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Logical Thinking, Science Activities