Opinions of the Sixth Year Students Who Participated in Outdoor Learning Activity Practices for Science

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Özkan G., Turan H., Umdu Topsakal Ü.

World Journal of Education, vol.10, no.2, pp.150-157, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5430/wje.v10n2p150
  • Journal Name: World Journal of Education
  • Journal Indexes: IBZ Online, ERIC (Education Resources Information Center)
  • Page Numbers: pp.150-157
  • Yıldız Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, it is aimed to investigate the effects of learning 6th grade students on the resultant force with active participation using physical activity and applying four outdoor learning activities to their views on science. In this study, a case study, which is one of the qualitative research methods, was used to examine the students' views in depth. Data were collected open ended questionnaire. The implementation was carried out in the fall semester of the 2018 2019 academic year. The sample of the study consisted of 25 sixth grade middle school students. The data were analyzed using content analysis. According to the findings obta ined from the data analysis, it was determined that the students had positive opinions about science teaching with out of class activities. Also, out of class activities have changed the way students think about science.