A Development of Science Laboratories on “The Basic of Wastewater Management for Students Living Along Saen Saeb Canal”.


There were four purposes of the study: 1) to develop and identify the educational qualities of science laboratories 'The Basic of Wastewater Management for students living along Saen Saeb canal'. 2) to study learning outcomes with regard to the knowledge of Mathayom 1 in science laboratories 3) to study the Mathayom 1 students' attitudes toward water resources in the science laboratories and 4) to study the Mathayom 1 students' toward satisfaction in the science laboratories.The study was accomplished through two stages of operation: 1) The development and quality evaluation of science laboratories by teaching experimentation with a group of three students and nine students successively, and 2) the performance of experimental teaching by inviting a single sample group (sampled from 4 classes of 40 Mathayom 1 students, from Kasemphitaya school, Bangkok, Thailand) for 16 periods (50 minutes a period) of experimental teaching.The results were as follows:1) The science laboratories were of a high educational quality (good level). 2) Learning outcomes of students exposed to instruction utilizing the developed science laboratories were found to be positive: the students' post-test scores on knowledge were significantly higher than their pre-test scores, 3) Students' post-test scores with regard to attitude toward water resources were designated as at a 'good level'. 4) The students' toward satisfaction in the science laboratories were of a highly level.

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Sanong Thongpan, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand

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Conference: ACE2017
Stream: Primary & Secondary Education

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