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ERIC Number: EJ1133169
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar-10
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1990-3839
Planetariums as a Source of Outdoor Learning Environment
Seyma, Aksu; Umdu Topsakal, √únsal
Educational Research and Reviews, v12 n5 p283-287 Mar 2017
The aim of this study is to study the effect of using planetariums as an outdoor learning environment regarding students' opinions. Therefore, descriptive qualitative research was used. The participants were from a school in Istanbul. Ten students, 4 male and 6 female, participated in a planetarium visit to a museum. The data of the study were obtained in 2016. A survey instrument consisting of 6 open ended questions and semi-structured interviews were used as data collecting tools. As a result of the collected data, using planetariums as outdoor activities in science education had a positive effect on students. The students found planetarium interesting and they stated that the visit was very fun.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 7; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey (Istanbul)
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