Opinions of the Sixth Year Students Who Participated in Outdoor Learning Activity Practices for Science

Gülbin Özkan, Hatice Turan, Unsal Umdu Topsakal

Abstract


In this study, it is aimed to investigate the effects of learning 6th-grade students on the resultant force with active participation, using physical activity and applying four outdoor learning activities to their views on science. In this study, a case study, which is one of the qualitative research methods, was used to examine the students' views in depth. Data were collected open-ended questionnaire. The implementation was carried out in the fall semester of the 2018-2019 academic year. The sample of the study consisted of 25 sixth grade middle school students. The data were analyzed using content analysis. According to the findings obtained from the data analysis, it was determined that the students had positive opinions about science teaching with out-of-class activities. Also, out-of-class activities have changed the way students think about science.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/wje.v10n2p150

 

World Journal of Education
ISSN 1925-0746(Print)  ISSN 1925-0754(Online)

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