Science education with the method of learning-by-doing


Sevli M. A. , ESENCAN TÜRKASLAN B. , YİĞİTARSLAN S.

2nd Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 14 - 16 Şubat 2013, cilt.89, ss.830-834 identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Bildiri / Tam Metin Bildiri
  • Cilt numarası: 89
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.08.940
  • Basıldığı Ülke: CYPRUS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.830-834

Özet

The aims of the study were to visualise basic scientific knowledge, to support its relation of daily life with interactive applications, and to trigger the participants' curiosity: feeling, research and get to know request with the method of learning-by-doing. Totally a hundred target students of elementary school made selected activities, experiments and observations with project team containing ten people. Children were assessed with the pre- and final-evaluation forms. In those activities, children created some artistic objects like a simple parachute, a circuit, and drawings. The results showed that scientific knowledge can turn to be easily understandable manner with the usage of artistic activities since 85% success was achieved (as average) in understanding of the basic principles included. (C) 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd.