Using Newspapers and Advertisement as a Focus for Science Teaching and Learning

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Akçay H. , Kapıcı H. Ö. , Yager R.

Universal Journal of Educational Research, vol.5, no.1, pp.99-103, 2017 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.13189/ujer.2017.050112
  • Title of Journal : Universal Journal of Educational Research
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-103


The purpose of this article is to provide a brief literature review and useful suggestions for using advertisements as tools for organizing and accomplishing science teaching and learning. Newspapers and advertisements can be used as a context for developing scientific literacy and for promoting the development of critical thinking skills, through questioning, creating flexible course content, and exploring science beyond the classroom.