Journal of Educational Sciences > Volume 27, No. 2, 2015
The Effect of Drawing Scientific Illustrations on Science Achievement of 2ed basic Grades Students and their attitudes toward Science / Afif Hafez Zeidan, Hana Khalil Ghraib
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of drawing scientific illustrations on Science Achievement of 2ed basic Grades Students and their attitudes toward Science. The sample comprises two sections of 2ed basic Grades Students (n=45) in Al-akhai Islamic School, The two sections were divided into two groups; one as an experimental group learned by drawing scientific illustrations, and the second as control group learned traditionally. Science achievement exam and attitudes toward science questionnaire was used to measure the science achievement and attitudes toward science. The results of the study showed that there were statistically significant differences in science achievement due to the method of teaching for the benefit of experimental group. Furthermore, there were no statistically significant differences in attitudes toward Science due to the method of teaching.
Key words: science education, Basic education, Palestinian Curriculum.