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Balci, Ceyda; Yenice, Nilgun – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The aim of this study is to analyse the effects of scientific argumentation based learning process on the eighth grade students' achievement in the unit of "cell division and inheritance". It also deals with the effects of this process on their comprehension about the nature of scientific knowledge, their willingness to take part in…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Grade 8, Persuasive Discourse, Science Achievement
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Lai, Ching-San – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
This study aims to discuss the issues of integrating e-books into science teaching by preservice elementary school teachers. The study adopts both qualitative and quantitative research methods. In total, 24 preservice elementary school teachers participated in this study. The main sources of research data included e-books produced by preservice…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Technology Integration, Science Instruction
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McKeown, Tammy R.; Abrams, Lisa M.; Slattum, Patricia W.; Kirk, Suzanne V. – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
Inquiry-based instructional approaches are an effective means to actively engage students with science content and skills. This article examines the effects of an ongoing professional development program on middle and high school teachers' efficacy beliefs, confidence to teach research concepts and skills, and science content knowledge.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers
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Aceska, Natalija – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The process of globalization, more progressive development of the scientific findings, new technology and the way of communicating with the new forms of literacy in which the most secure spot has been taken by the development of natural sciences in the spirit of "sustainable development" have been the reasons that make science and…
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries
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Chatila, Hanadi – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The preparation of scientifically literate citizens able to use science in their daily life is becoming a major goal in science education. In light of this, Boujaoude (2002) developed a framework to investigate the balance of scientific literacy themes within the Lebanese school science curriculum. He reported the neglect of "science as a way…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Scientific Literacy, Biographies
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Abegglen, Sandra; Bustillos, Jessie – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The present paper is a case study based on a first year BA Hons Education Studies module that explores a number of important questions about the relationship between technology, knowledge and society and begins to think about how our ideas about each of these contribute to an understanding of what education means. Following a Foucauldian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Lai, Ching-San; Wang, Yun-Fei – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the learning performance of sixth grade elementary school students using newspapers in science teaching. A quasi-experimental design with a single group was used in this study. Thirty-three sixth grade elementary school students participated in this study. The research instruments consisted of three…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students, Quasiexperimental Design
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Espinosa, Allen A.; Nueva España, Rebecca C.; Marasigan, Arlyne C. – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The present study investigated pre-service chemistry teachers' problem solving strategies and alternative conceptions in solving stoichiometric problems and later on formulate a teaching framework based from the result of the study. The pre-service chemistry teachers were given four stoichiometric problems with increasing complexity and they need…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Chemistry, Problem Solving, Science Instruction
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Aydeniz, Mehmet; Bilican, Kader – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the effect of sustained practice with argumentation on the quality of students' written arguments. Participants consisted of 37 students; 22 males and 15 females enrolled in a 6th grade middle school classroom. Students completed six argumentation tasks but only four of them were considered for data…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Persuasive Discourse, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
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Saglam, Yilmaz; Ozbek, Merve – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The study sought to investigate conceptual change process. It is specifically aimed to probe children's initial ideas and how or to what way those ideas alter in the long run. A total of 18 children volunteered and participated in the study. Individual interviews were conducted. The children were asked to define the concept of evaporation, explain…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation
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Ahmedova, Aylin Hasanova – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The main purpose of this article is to analyze the relationship between air pollution and human rights. It investigates whether air pollution threatens basic human rights such as the right to health, life, and the environment. Air pollution represents a major threat both to health and to the environment. Despite the adoption of numerous…
Descriptors: Pollution, Civil Rights, Foreign Countries, Correlation
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Tas, Yasemin; Balgalmis, Esra – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The goal of this study was to describe Turkish mathematics and science teachers' use of computer in their classroom instruction by utilizing TIMSS 2011 data. Analyses results revealed that teachers most frequently used computers for preparation purpose and least frequently used computers for administration. There was no difference in teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers, Science Teachers, Computer Uses in Education
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Colakoglu, Mustafa Hilmi – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2016
The idea of establishing Science High Schools in Turkey was discussed in a multilateral project at the beginning of 1963. The Ministry of National Education (MoNE), Ford Foundation, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara University, and International Development Agency (AID) participated in this project to establish these schools. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Science Education, High Schools
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Ozturk, Elif; Ucus, Sukran – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2015
Argumentation is highlighted as one of the most important activities of science education by many researchers. The main aim of this research is to examine primary school students' nature of science classes and argumentation skills in terms of their academic success in primary science classes. Thus, the main interest of the study is centered on the…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Persuasive Discourse, Science Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
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Kiray, S. Ahmet; Gok, Bilge; Bozkir, A. Selman – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2015
The purpose of this article is to identify the order of significance of the variables that affect science and mathematics achievement in middle school students. For this aim, the study deals with the relationship between science and math in terms of different angles using the perspectives of multiple causes-single effect and of multiple…
Descriptors: Science Achievement, Information Retrieval, Data Analysis, Middle School Students
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