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Gunes, Perihan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
This study determines whether 9th-grade students have belief biases about the cause of climate change. Furthermore, it determines the factors considered while evaluating the informal arguments about climate change. This study employs a case study, a qualitative research method. Participants included 137 9th-grade students (76 females, 61 males)…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Grade 9, High School Students
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Koyunlu Unlu, Zeynep; Dokme, Ilbilge – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The general aim of this action research was to offer ways of making science and technology education more effective and solving problems in the related field. The specific purpose was to determine how inquiry-based learning supported by instructional technologies improves students' achievement and develops their scientific inquiry skills. Taking…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Inquiry, Instructional Effectiveness, Technology Integration
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Donmez, Ismail; Tekce, Murat; Kirmit, Serihan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The purpose of this research is to examine the contents of the representations that students used while producing digital games in the scope of STEM education. The descriptive survey model among the other quantitative research methods has been used. Within the scope of this purpose, 300 games from the competition arranged throughout Turkey with…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Video Games, STEM Education, Design
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Topal, Merve; Guven Yildirim, Ezgi; Onder, Ayse Nesibe – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of educational movies that are used in teaching the chapter of Mystery of Earth Crust / Earth and Universe on the environment-related knowledge levels and attitudes of students. Another purpose of the study is to find out about the views of students in the experiment. As a result of the…
Descriptors: Instructional Films, Video Technology, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Farah, Nathalie; Ayoubi, Zalpha – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
In contrast to traditional science instruction, which encourages students to memorize facts from textbooks, today's science instruction emphasizes the adoption of scientific process skills by students, as well as the teaching of critical thinking skills. Lebanese Chemistry teachers detected lack in middle school and high school students' critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Skill Development, Grade 8
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Pinto, Vinicius Ferreira; Totti, Maria Eugênia Ferreira – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The philosophies and epistemologies that guide the environmental thought of a certain educational community influences its actions in favor of the environment, including the absences of these actions, thus the political-pedagogical propositions that guide the environmental education actions are also strongly affected. In this context, the actions…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, High School Students, Student Attitudes, High School Teachers
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Aydin Ceran, Sema; Ates, Salih – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
Considering that each student has a different cognitive structure, in addition to providing students with the perspective of a scientist, evaluating this acquisition; it is an important dimension of science education in the context of measurement and evaluation. In this context, the scientific process skills (SPS) of the students with different…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Test Format, Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals)
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Yildirim, Bekir; Sahin-Topalcengiz, Emine; Arikan, Gokhan; Timur, Serkan – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2020
The purpose of the study was to determine teachers' opinions about virtual reality (VR). Virtual Reality Interview Form (VRIF) administered to seven teachers after the implementation of VR practices. Teachers received three weeks of intensive training. Afterward, teachers applied VR for two months in their classrooms. Later, interviews held with…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Computer Simulation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Dervic, Dževdeta; Dap, Nermin; Mešic, Vanes; Ðokic, Ratko – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Animations are widely used in today's science classrooms. Therefore it is very important to explore under which conditions animations are most effective. In earlier studies it has been generally shown that the effectiveness of instruction largely depends on management of cognitive load. The aim of the present study was to compare the effect of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Multimedia Instruction, Optics, High School Students
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Develi, Fatih; Namdar, Bahadir – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Scientific concepts are the building blocks of scientific thought and science communication. Therefore, to achieve scientific literacy it is necessary to construct and define the concepts accurately. In this study, the concept of friction force, which is frequently encountered in science textbooks, is discussed. The explanations of the concept in…
Descriptors: Physics, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Uzun, Naim; Gilbertson, Kenneth L.; Keles, Ozgul; Ratinen, Ilkka – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable "Environmental Attitude Scale" (EAS) for secondary school (5th, 8th grade), high school (11th) and undergraduate college students. The reliability and validity studies of the scale were carried out in three different countries (Finland, USA and Turkey). The sampling size was…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, High School Students, Undergraduate Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Reid-Griffin, Angelia – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Mentoring is a life-long approach to building positive, supportive relationships, self-confidence and increasing academic performance. In this article, I present how a college-based summer camp, designed to engage youth in increasing interests in STEM, Healthcare, and Teacher education, by helping youth build self-confidence and career interests…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, College Students, College Faculty
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Erten, Sinan; Yalcin, Irem Akcam – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate the knowledge level of teachers regarding sexual health. The sample of the study consists of 462 teachers working at primary, middle and high schools in Turkey. As the study aims to determine the current status of teachers regarding sexual health knowledge, the relational screening model was used. The…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Behavior, Sex Education, Health Education
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Ozturk, Nurhan; Bozkurt Altan, Esra – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
This study aimed to determine science teachers' decisions about the socio-scientific issue of nuclear-power plant and how these decisions are given within the framework of the decision making process. The design of this research is based on a case study. 22 teachers who worked in the middle schools in the city center of the province of Sinop were…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Decision Making, Nuclear Energy, Middle School Teachers
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Aydin Ceran, Sema; Ates, Salih – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to determine the effects of the learning process based on the 5E Model Supported by Real Life Based Context in the Unit of Force and Energy in the course of Science on the conceptual understanding levels of the students at the seventh grade which are measured various techniques. The research was designed with…
Descriptors: Teaching Models, Secondary School Science, Science Instruction, Physics
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