A Development of Scientific Method by Using Problem-Based Learning Cooperated with Mind Mapping for Matthayomsueksa 4 Students


The purpose of this research was to study the students' ability of using scientific method by using the problem-based learning cooperate with mind mapping method .The samples were 37 Matthayomsueksa 4 students of academic year 2015 from Kalasinpittayasan School, Kalasin province, Thailand. The sample was selected by cluster random sampling. The research tools were 10 lesson plans and a scientific method test (subjective of essay test) which measured in five parts including asking a question, formulating a hypothesis, collecting data, analysis data, and making a conclusion. The data was analyzed by using mean, percentage, and standard deviation. The t-test for dependent was employed for testing hypothesis. The research findings found that the students' ability in all parts of using scientific method tend to improving gradually.

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Rattapong Mapun, Mahasarakham University, Thailand
Kanyarat Cojorn, Mahasarakham University, Thailand

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Conference: ACEID2016
Stream: Education for sustainable development

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