Green STEM application for developing 6th graders’ awareness, knowledge and skills on heat insulation and sustainability

Sönmez Aydın, Ayşe
In this study, it is aimed to determine the effect of environmental STEM application on students' environmental awareness, knowledge and scientific skills. Within the scope of the sixth grade science course, an E-STEM course was designed and implemented on the relationship between thermal insulation and the sustainable use of natural resources in line with engineering practices. 56 students attended the lesson, and the effectiveness of the lesson was measured using pre-post tests, experiment worksheet and project report in line with quantitative methods without a control group. It is seen in this study that the lectures with E-STEM approach contributed to students’ knowledge, awareness and scientific skill levels related to heat insulation subject and sustainability.


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Citation Formats
A. Sönmez Aydın, “Green STEM application for developing 6th graders’ awareness, knowledge and skills on heat insulation and sustainability,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2020.