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 (Scopus)


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.