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Alkis Kucukaydin, Mensure – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2018
Many scientist image studies have been conducted with the participation of many students from various grades and from various age groups. In these studies, stereotyped images were determined and activities were designed to change the existing ones. However, there are still missing points in Turkey in terms of investigating the scientist image of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Scientists, Elementary School Students
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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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So, Winnie Wing-Mui; Chen, Yu – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2018
E-learning is playing a significant and increasing role in elementary science education. The purpose of this study was to explore how primary Grade 3 students constructed an understanding of seasons through a series of interactive e-learning activities. One class of Grade 3 students from one local primary school was invited to participate in this…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Elementary School Students, Weather, Grade 3
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Sharma, Runaaz; Sharma, Lalesh Ram – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2017
Scientific literacy education is undermined in literacy education in Fiji. Despite being a critical component of literacy education, scientific literacy is given lip service in the primary school curriculum. Scientific literacy is a critical 21st century skill for all citizens. This conceptual paper argues for an explicit emphasis on scientific…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Literacy Education, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Subali, Bambang; Paidi; Mariyam, Siti – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2016
This research aims at measuring the divergent thinking of basic skills of science process skills (SPS) of life aspects in Natural Sciences subjects on Elementary School. The test instruments used in this research have been standardized through the development of instruments. In this case, the tests were tried out to 3070 students. The results of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Science Process Skills, Natural Sciences
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Sathasivam, Renuka V.; Daniel, Esther G. S. – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2016
There is an accumulating research base that supports the effectiveness of formative assessment practices in enhancing the quality of educational outcomes, yet research findings seem to indicate sluggish implementation of these formative assessment strategies in the classrooms. Many factors influence teachers' formative assessment practices…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Formative Evaluation, Qualitative Research
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Güngör, Sema Nur; Özkan, Muhlis – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2016
The aim of this study is to teach enzymes, which are one of the biology subjects in understanding which students have a big difficulty, to pre-service teachers through POE method in the case of catalase, which is an oxidoreductase. Descriptive analysis method was employed in this study in which 38 second grade pre-service teachers attending Uludag…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Biology, Preservice Teachers, Laboratory Experiments
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Aktamis, Hilal; Acar, Esin; Unal Coban, Gul – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2015
It is important to structure children's knowledge and arouse their interest in subjects like astronomy and space. Although we now talk of travelling to the moon, space tourism etc., knowledge about astronomy and space is limited and perceptions of these subjects do not reflect scientific reality. Primary level students often have misconceptions…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Astronomy, Student Interests, Misconceptions
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Kahraman, Feray; Karatas, Faik Özgür – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2015
This study is a four-week section of ongoing attempts that aim to improve 6th grade students' understandings of the nature of science. The study was carried out in a sixth grade science and technology class at a rural middle school with 15 students on the basis of action research methodology. During the study, four different stories based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Elementary School Students, Scientific Principles
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Maxwell, Deborah O.; Lambeth, Dawn T.; Cox, J. T. – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2015
The purpose of this research was to examine the effects of Inquiry-Based Learning (IBL) on the academic achievement, attitudes, and engagement of fifth-grade science students. Participants were from two science classes (N = 42). The experimental group received IBL instruction, while the control group received traditional instruction. Pretests and…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Science Achievement, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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Sert Çibik, Ayse – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2014
The purpose of this research was to investigate the primary education second level students' motivations towards science learning in terms of various factors. Within the research, the variation of the total motivational scores in science learning according to the gender, class, socio-economic levels, success in science-technology course and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Motivation, Science Education, Scores
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Fadzil, Hidayah Mohd; Saat, Rohaida Mohd – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2014
This paper discusses the contributing factors that influence students' acquisition of manipulative skills. Incompetence in manipulative skills in science at a primary level may impede science learning at secondary school. Thus, to confront these issues, an in-depth study was conducted. The research involved 10 primary school students who were…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Psychomotor Skills, Science Education, Interviews
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Dhanapal, Saroja; Lim, Cally Cheng Yee – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2013
The increasing awareness among educators around the world on the specialities of indoor and outdoor learning in enhancing students' academic performance and development of skills and attitudes influenced the purposes and background of this research study (Fagerstam, 2012; Jordet, 2010; Martin, 2010; Rickinson et al., 2004). Two key purposes…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement, Standards, Elementary School Students
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Gungor, Sema Nur; Ozer, Dilek Zeren; Ozkan, Muhlis – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2013
This study re-evaluated 454 science projects that were prepared by primary school students between 2007 and 2011 within the scope of Science Projects Event for Primary School Students. Also, submitted to TUBITAK BIDEB Bursa regional science board by MNE regional work groups in accordance with scientific research methods and techniques, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Science Projects, Evaluation
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Kim, Jong-Mun; Anderson, David; Scott, Sandra – Asia-Pacific Forum on Science Learning and Teaching, 2013
This exploratory study examined the perceptions of, and relationship with, marine organisms of 81 urban sixth grade Korean students using a specifically designed survey questionnaire. The study outcomes revealed that these Korean students have limited experience with and different levels of connectedness to marine organisms. Viewed through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 6, Urban Schools, Questionnaires
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