Mobile Science and Art


YİĞİTARSLAN S., ESENCAN TÜRKASLAN B., Bilgin S. V.

World Conference on Design, Arts and Education (DAE), Antalya, Turkey, 1 - 04 May 2012, vol.51, pp.512-515 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 51
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.08.198
  • City: Antalya
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.512-515

Abstract

In this study, the understanding basic principles of science were investigated in 6- and 7-year old children by visualizing the science with activities, experiments and observations. Children were assessed with the pre- and final-evaluation forms and totally ten activities were employed. In those activities, children created some artistic objects like a simple volcano, a stethoscope, a building and a motor vehicle for water. The results of 414 participants revealed that 86% increase was achieved in understanding of the basic principles included. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Ayse Cakir Ilhan