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Ambusaidi, Abdulla; Al-Yahyai, Rashid; Taylor, Subhashni; Taylor, Neil – Science Education International, 2019
While school gardens are familiar in many Western contexts and research has reported significant pedagogical and affective is correct benefits of these resources, there is limited reporting of their use in non-western contexts. A pilot school gardening project involving a quasi-experimental mixed method design was undertaken in the Sultanate of…
Descriptors: Gardening, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Pilot Projects
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Pimthong, P. – Science Education International, 2015
The purpose of this research was to study primary science students' conceptual development as it related to their understanding of materials and their properties: in particular, to determine how and why some students changed their concepts while others did not. The participants were thirty-two Grade 5 (10-11 year old) students. An instructional…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Primary Education, Grade 5, Science Education
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Carvalho, Graça S.; Clèment, Pierre – Science Education International, 2007
In this study, 63 Portuguese primary schoolbooks (1920-2005) were analyzed. The analysis focused on text information (reference to blood absorption and association of the digestive system to other human systems) and on information from images (presence or absence of image "confusion" (when the sequence of the digestive tract is not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Biological Sciences, Scientific Concepts
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Bagakis, George; Balaska, Georgia; Komis, Vassilis; Ravanis, Konstantinos – Science Education International, 2006
The present article presents the results obtained from a research on Science Education ideas, practices, and needs of pre-primary teachers in Greece. A questionnaire was administrated to a sample of 130 pre-primary school teachers, and the data was analyzed through Multiple Correspondence Analysis. The results show that there are separate groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Questionnaires, Science Instruction
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Zacharious, Aravella; Valanides, Nicos – Science Education International, 2006
The study used an outdoor program for promoting Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in primary education and investigated the extent to which primary student teachers were prepared to deal with ESD. It also investigated the impact of an outdoor program on primary student teachers' knowledge and attitudes towards sustainable issues, and on…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Outdoor Education, Student Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
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Berger, Dominique; Jourdan, Didier; Barnoin, Judith – Science Education International, 2006
Health education is a part of the primary school science curriculum in France. Teachers often consider sexuality education and sexually transmitted diseases prevention as a topic they cannot teach without the help of partners. This paper is an account of a research carried out to study the representations of primary school pupils (Key Stage 2,…
Descriptors: Health Education, Primary Education, Science Curriculum, Foreign Countries