THE EFFECT OF LOCAL MATERIALS USAGE FOR SCIENCE PRACTICUM ON STUDENTS’ SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLSJournal: Educational Research International (Vol.5, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2016-11-15
Authors : Setiyo Prajoko; Mohamad Amin; Fatchur Rohman; Muhana Gipayana;
Page : 1-10
Keywords : Local materials; science practicum; science process skills;
This study aimed at determining the effect of local materials usage for science practicum on students' science process skills of the Open University, Surakarta. Local materials are the term used for the obtained materials and equipment from the students ‘environment for practicum activities. Randomized posttest only control group design was applied in this study and involving 83 students which divided into experimental class and control class. Collected data were science process skills test and questionnaire. The results of this study obtained Kruskal Wallis test result of 0.000<0.05. So, there was effect of local materials usage for science practicum on students' science process skills. Students also provided positive feedback on the use of local materials for science lab activities.
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