Using Astronomy And Botany To Improve Writing Skills

Nutaro, Sukanya and Nithitakkharanon, Piyaphat (2015) Using Astronomy And Botany To Improve Writing Skills. Publications of the Korean Astronomical Society, 30 (2). ISSN 2287-6936

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.5303/PKAS.2015.30.2.745

Abstract

Astronomy is one of the interesting but difficult topics in science for elementary education. Therefore, it is interesting to create astronomy activities that children can understand clearly. The researchers developed activities by using astronomy and botany to improve writing skills. They have to glue the local flowers on the star pictures then write the name of those flowers, the name of the constellation and write an essay describing their work. The participants are into two groups. 71 year undergraduate students who registered for teaching and are learning science as an elementary education subjec, and 10 grade student from the laboratory school of Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat university. We can conclude that both groups were more interested in astronomy, they can tell the name of local flowers and not only used their imagination to create their work, but also to write great essays.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 26 May 2018 13:00
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2018 09:25
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/1829

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