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Yilmaz, Mehmet; Çimen, Osman; Karakaya, Ferhat; Adigüzel, Merve – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
This study aimed to develop secondary school seventh-grade students' awareness of natural habitats and the interactions among living things, as well as reveal their views on the problems encountered. The study was designed as a case study, a qualitative perspective and conducted with 64 students from a private school during the 2017-2018 academic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Private Schools, Student Attitudes, Animals
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Kiraz, Ugur; Cebesoy, Umran Betul; Donmez Sahin, Mehtap – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The aim of this study is to determine Turkish middle school seventh grade students' awareness about the biotic and abiotic factors which constituted nature and to examine the effects of various variables including gender, living place, the mothers' and fathers' educational level and socio-economic status. For this purpose, The Awareness of Nature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 7, Gender Differences, Place of Residence
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Aydede Yalçin, Meryem Nur – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2016
It is important for people to be able to judge the nature while actually living in it to gain the scientific perspective which is an important skill nowadays. Within this importance, the general purpose of this study is to examine the effect of active learning based science camp activities on sixth, seventh and eighth grade students' opinions…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Summer Science Programs, Science Education, Elementary School Science
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Bas, Gökhan – International Electronic Journal of Environmental Education, 2010
The aim of the research was to investigate the effects of Multiple Intelligences strategy and traditional methods of instruction on elementary students' environmental awareness knowledge levels and their attitudes towards the environment. The pre/post-test control group research model was used in this study. The research was carried out in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Multiple Intelligences, Teaching Methods
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Peterson, Matthew O. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Science education researchers have turned their attention to the use of images in textbooks, both because pages are heavily illustrated and because visual literacy is an important aptitude for science students. Text-image integration in the textbook is described here as composition schemes in increasing degrees of integration: prose primary (PP),…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Statistical Analysis
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Artun, Hüseyin; Özsevgeç, Tuncay – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was, in line with the views of the students & teacher, to examine Environmental Education Modular Curriculum (EEMC) developed to give environmental education with a specific content. In the study, the case study method was used. The research sample was determined with the purposeful sampling method & made up of 23…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Case Studies, Grade 7, Secondary School Students
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Uyar, Yusuf; Ensar, Ferhat – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Development of environmental literacy needs an interdisciplinary effort. Especially language classes, with environment related texts, have potential to support environmental literacy. In this research it is aimed to analyze the Turkish language course books in terms of components of environmental literacy. To this end, four Turkish course books…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Native Language Instruction, Turkish, Textbooks
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Yu, Yawen; Hmelo-Silver, Cindy E.; Jordan, Rebecca; Eberbach, Catherine; Sinha, Suparna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
This study examines to what extent students transferred their knowledge from a familiar aquatic ecosystem to an unfamiliar rainforest ecosystem after participating in a technology-rich inquiry curriculum. We coded students' drawings for components of important ecosystems concepts at pre- and posttest. Our analysis examined the extent to which each…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Ecology, Natural Resources, Technology Uses in Education
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Nussbaum, E. Michael; Owens, Marissa C.; Sinatra, Gale M.; Rehmat, Abeera P.; Cordova, Jacqueline R.; Ahmad, Sajjad; Harris, Fred C., Jr.; Dascalu, Sergiu M. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
Climate change literacy plays a key role in promoting sound political decisions and promoting sustainable consumption patterns. Based on evidence suggesting that student understanding and interest in climate change is best accomplished through studying local effects, we developed a simulation/game exploring the impact of climate change on the…
Descriptors: Climate, Water, Natural Resources, Educational Games
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Binngießer, Janine; Randler, Christoph – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
The relevance of environmental attitudes is obvious and attitudes towards farm and companion animals and animal welfare in medical research are an important aspect of education. However, both have rarely been linked with each other, and animal attitudes are only sparsely represented within environmental education assessment instruments. Linking…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Animals, Social Attitudes, Attitude Measures
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Riedinger, Kelly – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
In this exploratory case study, I investigated the ways that youth engaged in negotiating their identity during learning conversations at an informal science education camp. In particular, I was interested in exploring the ways that youth positioned themselves within their learning group and how this influenced their identities as learners of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Identification (Psychology), Science Education, Informal Education
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Erdogan, Mehmet – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of Summer Environmental Education Program (SEEP) on elementary school students' environmental knowledge, affect, skills and behavior which are the main components of environmental literacy. The sample consisted of 45 students (25 males, 20 females) studying in 4th through 8th grades and living in…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Environmental Education, Elementary School Students, Knowledge Level
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Odom, Arthur Louis; Bell, Clare Valerie – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to examine the association of middle school student science achievement and attitudes about science with student-reported frequency of teacher lecture demonstrations and student-centered learning. The student sample was composed of 602 seventh- and eighth-grade students enrolled in middle school science. Multiple…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Science Achievement, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Science
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Smith-Sebasto, N. J.; Cavern, Lisa – Journal of Environmental Education, 2006
The authors measured the impact of adding pre- and posttrip in-class activities to the residential environmental education program at the New Jersey School of Conservation (NJSOC). Seventh-grade students (N = 169) from a suburban, northern New Jersey school district participated in a 3-day, 2-night experience. The Environmental Adaptation,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Student Attitudes, Educational Experience, Field Trips
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Tsai, Pei-Ying; Chen, Sufen; Chang, Huey-Por; Chang, Wen-Hua – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2013
Science teachers frequently select science news articles as supplementary teaching materials; however, the literature indicates that students encounter difficulties in examining and evaluating the news content and textual elements. This paper reports an instructional strategy of utilizing science news articles and investigates its effectiveness in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Literacy, Grade 7, Secondary School Students
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