A hands-on classroom activity to teach science concepts for students with visual impairment


KIZILASLAN A., ZORLUOĞLU S. L. , SÖZBİLİR M.

SCIENCE ACTIVITIES-PROJECTS AND CURRICULUM IDEAS IN STEM CLASSROOMS, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

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  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1080/00368121.2020.1724860
  • Dergi Adı: SCIENCE ACTIVITIES-PROJECTS AND CURRICULUM IDEAS IN STEM CLASSROOMS

Özet

Students with visual impairments have the same span of cognitive abilities as their peers, but science instruction typically relies very heavily on vision. The preponderance of visually oriented and visually complex science concepts poses significant challenges to learning among students with visual impairment. This study is engaging, hands-on ideas that can be done to teach thermal insulation concept for students with visual impairment in the classroom. 8 students including 2 blind students participated in the study.