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Inaltekin, Tufan; Goksu, Volkan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The aim of this study was to analyse the kinds and frequency of visual learning representations within 8th grade students' notebooks for science classes. As part of the research, 93 science notebooks which belonged to students from 13 secondary schools in Kars Province (the east of Turkey) were collected at the end of the academic year in 2018.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science
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Iwuanyanwu, Paul Nnanyereugo – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The present study explores students' understanding of calculus-based kinematics (henceforth, CBK), in which argumentation is taken as the sequence of the modes of fostering reasoning and problem-solving. The investigation stresses the importance of arguments students bring to the learning situation of CBK and recognizes the active construction of…
Descriptors: Calculus, Mechanics (Physics), Motion, Problem Solving
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Yildirim, Ozen; Aybek, Eren Can – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
A scale that does not measure the same structure in different cultures should not be used in the cross-cultural comparison-based studies. The validity of the scales should be tested primarily for the countries. In this study, as the evidence of validity of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2015 science self-efficacy scale,…
Descriptors: Measurement, Self Efficacy, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries
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Tekbiyik, Ahmet; Celik, Mustafa – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Ecocriticism analyzes the symbolic meanings attributed to nature and the mindsets created by these meanings through interpreting literature and cultural texts from an environmental perspective. The individuals who have gained ecocriticism skills are expected to create an awareness concerning possession of a distinctive value and to direct towards…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Elementary School Students
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Okulu, Hasan Zuhtu; Oguz Unver, Ayse; Arabacioglu, Sertac – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The idea behind the MUBEM & SAC: STEM based science and nature camp was a transformation of scientific knowledge into artifacts using the engineering design process and scientific inquiry. The goals of the camp were developing an integrative science perspective in accordance with the nature of STEM education, supporting career choices of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Summer Science Programs, Outdoor Education, Middle School Students
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Alkis Kucukaydin, Mensure – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Studies on science education stress that, in terms of discourse, teachers need to carefully build their understanding of science, language, and authority to better enable students to be successful in their science learning. However, the question of how much attention should be paid to this discourse, particularly for primary and middle-school…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Middle School Students, Elementary School Students, Middle School Teachers
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Faour, Malak Abou; Ayoubi, Zalpha – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
This study investigated the effect of using (VL) on grade 10 students' conceptual understanding of the direct current electric circuit and their attitudes towards physics. The research used a quantitative experimental approach. The sample of the study was formed of 50 students of the tenth grade, aged 14 to 16 years old, of an official secondary…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Physics, Grade 10, Control Groups
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Gok, Tolga – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The purpose of the research was to investigate the effects of think pair share (TPS) instructional strategy on students' conceptual learning and epistemological beliefs on physics and physics learning. The research was conducted with two groups. One of the groups was the experimental group (EG) and the other group was the control group (CG). 35…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Beliefs, Science Instruction, Educational Strategies
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Lai, Ching-San – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The major purpose of this study was to investigate whether or not the inquiry-based method is effective in improving students' learning in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education. Both quantitative and qualitative methods were used. A total of 73 college students studying Information Technology (IT) were chosen as…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, STEM Education, Computer Science Education
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Bilgin, Aysegul; Balbag, Mustafa Zafer – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine the personal professional development efforts of science and technology teachers in their fields with regard to some variables. These variables were determined as gender, year of seniority and sufficiency level of the laboratory equipment. Moreover, the relation between the actual efforts exerted by science and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Science Education, Technology Education, Science Teachers
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Yerdelen, Sundus; Cansiz, Mustafa; Cansiz, Nurcan; Akcay, Hakan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
In this study, we aimed to improve preservice teachers' attitudes toward socioscientific issues through socioscientific issue course. Moreover, we investigated whether this course influences preservice teachers studying in a science education and non-science education in a similar way. For this purpose, a semester-long socioscientific issues…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Science and Society, Science Instruction
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Arslan Buyruk, Arzu; Ogan Bekiroglu, Feral – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The focus of this study was to evaluate the impact of model-based inquiry on pre-service physics teachers' conceptual understanding of dynamics. Theoretical framework of this research was based on models-of-data theory. True-experimental design using quantitative and qualitative research methods was carried out for this research. Participants of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers, Physics, Science Teachers
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Artvinli, Eyup; Demir, Zulfiye Melis – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The aim of this research is to develop an instrument that measures environmental attitudes of third grade students. The study was completed in six stages: creating scale items, content validity study, item total and remaining item correlation study, determining item discrimination, determining construct validity study and examining the internal…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Content Validity, Correlation
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Lay, Ah-Nam; Osman, Kamisah – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of Malaysian "Kimia" (Chemistry) Digital Games (MyKimDG) module on students' achievement and motivation in chemistry as well as 21st century skills. Chemistry education in Malaysia should put greater emphasis on combination of cognitive, sociocultural and motivational aspects to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Chemistry, Video Games, Science Achievement
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Korkmaz, Saadet Deniz; Ayas, Bahadir; Aybek, Eren Can; Pat, Suat – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of the experimental system design related to plasma state on the gifted students' understanding on the subject of the plasma state. To test the research hypothesis, one group pretest-posttest research model was carried out with 18 eighth-grade (4 girls and 14 boys) gifted students in…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Diagnostic Tests, Foreign Countries, Grade 8
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