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High School Students` Conceptions on Landscape Formation and Geological Time
Lee, Yongkyu; Han, Shin; Jeong, Jinwoo; Park, Taeyoon;
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Earth science is the study to explore the planet in which we live. Among these earth science geology of the area it can be the most critical and important study. However, because of the size and scope is too broad temporal spatial eurona covered in geology is true that many students find difficult about the geology field. In this study, in conjunction with landscape formation of geologic time for the concept to be among the core areas of Geology examined the concept and recognize it as the destination for high school students. Is a test tool for the analysis was adapted for use by Jolley (2010) has developed LIFT (The Landscape Identification and Formation Test). Currently we fix the strip to match the country through a validity check of the curriculum. Results of the study were as follows: First, the ability to check the landscape and formation is expected to estimate the time and the liberal arts students was higher than the natural science students. The reason for this seems to be the influence of learning geographical subjects. Second, the concept of geological time was found to lack both natural science and liberal arts students. The reason is that the students in the previous process because it deals with the concept of geologic time from the top of Earth Science Education II seems to be because there was no chance of learning about geological time. Third, the results confirm the confidence of the students surveyed in the landscape formation time natural science students was higher than liberal arts students. The research measured gender boys higher than girls. Fourth, the students on the landscape and geological time was found to have a number of misconceptions. This appears to be due to the students to feel difficulty in thinking of the concept because the need to understand the abstract geologic time. Therefore, it is necessary just to hold misconceptions about the concept of geology students have through the study of the landscape and geological time.
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