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Abil, Yerkin A.; Kim, Natalia P.; Baymuhambetova, Botagoz Sh.; Mamiyev, Nurlan B.; Li, Yelena D.; Shumeyko, Tatyana S. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Aim of research: to develop complex of psychology-pedagogical conditions, directed on prevention of suicidal tendencies among teenagers. On analysis basis of scientific literature authors disclose main causes of suicidal behavior in adolescence. To confirm science veracity of advanced theoretic assumptions, describes experiment, conducted on basis…
Descriptors: Suicide, Prevention, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns
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Nam, Younkyeong; Karahan, Engin; Roehrig, Gillian – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Geologic time scale is a very important concept for understanding long-term earth system events such as climate change. This study examines forty-three 4th-8th grade Native American--particularly Ojibwe tribe--students' understanding of relative ordering and absolute time of Earth's significant geological and biological events. This study also…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Tribes, Earth Science, Geology
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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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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