International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Lebanon | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020

Development of Scientific Literacy through Guided - Inquiry Learning Approach in Biology

Hanadi Chatila [3] | Safaa Sweid [2]

Abstract: Scientific literacy has been maintained as a major goal of science education. The Educational systems emphasize on science as a body of knowledge ignoring the other aspects of scientific literacy. The present study aims to investigate the effect of scientific guided inquiry on fostering students’ all aspects of scientific literacy. A sample of 18 students from grade 10 in a private school in Beirut participated in this study, whereby Biology was taught to the class using the scientific guided inquiry method. Pre and post-tests VASS survey were administrated to the students to compare different aspects of scientific literacy before and after the intervention. Results of the study show that scientific guided inquiry foster significantly the development of all the aspects of scientific literacy.

Keywords: Scientific Literacy, Inquiry-based learning, Guided Inquiry

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,

Pages: 1750 - 1756

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