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Original article | Turkish Journal of Teacher Education 2023, Vol. 12(2) 114-126

Evaluation of a STEM-Based Activity in a Science Course on STEM Attitudes

Serkan Sevim & Emin Demirci

pp. 114 - 126   |  Manu. Number: MANU-2312-01-0005.R1

Published online: December 30, 2023  |   Number of Views: 19  |  Number of Download: 315


Abstract

This study investigated the effect of the STEM activity developed for the 7th grade "Pure Substances and Mixtures" topic on students' attitudes towards STEM. By the research, the simple experimental research method was used as a model. The sample consisted of 63 seventh-grade students in a middle school in the Denizli province. The second author administered the activity developed for this study for six hours. Data were gathered using the Attitude Scale Towards STEM developed by Friday Institute for Educational Innovation (2012), adapted for Turkish by Ozcan and Koca (2018), and analyzed using the SPSS 25.0 program. The data obtained within the scope of the research were evaluated and discussed according to sub-dimensions and total scale scores. It was concluded that the newly developed STEM activity has improved in five sub-dimensions -mathematics, science, engineering and technology, and 21st-century skills- and total attitudes toward STEM. 

Keywords: STEM, Pure Substances and Mixtures, STEM Attitude


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Sevim, S. & Demirci, E. (2023). Evaluation of a STEM-Based Activity in a Science Course on STEM Attitudes . Turkish Journal of Teacher Education, 12(2), 114-126.

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