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ERIC Number: EJ1067230
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun-23
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
An Investigation of Ninth Grade Students' Attitudes toward Daily Life Chemistry
Kenar, Ismail; Sekerci, Ali Riza; Erdem, Ali Riza; Gecgel, Gürkan; Demir, Halil Ibrahim
Educational Research and Reviews, v10 n12 p1695-1701 Jun 2015
The purpose of this study is to examine the attitudes towards chemistry of everyday life of high school ninth grade students according to sex/gender, learning/educational level of mother and father, father's profession, and income level of as variables. Survey method has been utilized in research. The sample of the study is composed of a total of 159 ninth grade students from 2012-2013 academic year second term in an Anatolia High School in Kütahya city centre in Turkey. Data from the study were collected with "Attitude Scale Towards Daily Life Chemistry Scale" which consists of 25 items on the five-point Likert type. The Cronbach Alpha reliability coefficient of the scale was calculated to be 0.88. Analysis of the data was utilized for Independent Samples t-test, one-way ANOVA, to determine the difference between the groups Tukey's HSD test. According to the results of the study, students' attitudes towards Daily Life Chemistry by gender, mother's learning level, and income level variables were found to be the difference. In additon, Gender variable between female and male students' attitudes towards daily life chemistry have been determined to have a statistically significant difference in favor of female students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 9; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
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