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Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS)


Article Title: Use of Different Activities to Improve Sixth Graders' Interest of Learning "Plant Diversity"
by Dehideniya D.M.S.C.P.K.,and Athauda A.M.T

This study based grade 6 science was conducted using 30 students in a government secondary school in Sri Lanka to improve interest to learn plant diversity.The particular unit covers three competency levels of investigating plant diversity in relation to morphological feature, investigating plant diversity in relation to habitat and classifying plants using criteria and methods.The results of the study showed that students were enthused with learning through field observations, natural specimens and electronic visual aids rather than use of pictures, written articles and lectures by teachers. As well it revealed that the teacher has a great responsibility in applying the most effective methods and materials in teaching-learning process.
Keywords: plant diversity,unit plan, field observations, electronic visual aids, pictures
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ISSN: 2141-7016

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