The Development of Science Process Skills and the Scientific Mind of Grade 7 Students by Using POGIL

  • Panatda Yasri Division of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Technology, Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University
  • Somkiart Intasingh Division of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Technology, Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University
  • Natad Assapaporn Division of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Technology, Faculty of Education, Chiang Mai University
Keywords: POGIL, Science process skills, The scientific mind


     The objectives of this research were 1) to compare the science process skills of the students before and after using the POGIL, and 2) to study the scientific mind of the students during the lessons and after finishing the lessons with using the POGIL. The research sample was 33 of grade 7 students in the academic year of 2019 in Phiangluang 1 Under The Royal Patronage of Hrh Princess Ubolratana Ragkanya Sirivadhana Parnavadi which was chosen by cluster random sampling. Research tools included 7 learning management plans using the POGIL, scientific process skills test, and the scientific mind observation form. Content validity Quantitative data were analyzed by average, percentage, standard deviation, percentages and gain scores, and t-test. Qualitative data were analyzed by content analysis, issue summary, and descriptive explanation.
     The results showed that 1) after using the POGIL, students have significantly improved science process skills higher than prior to the experiment at 0.01 level of significance, and 2) after using the POGIL, students had the scientific mind by self-assessment and by-teacher-assessment score at a very good level. The observation from the author showed the improvement of the scientific mind of the students in the first twelve hours. The level dropped between hours thirteen and fifteen. It became better again after hours sixteen and twenty-one.


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How to Cite
Yasri, P., Intasingh, S., & Assapaporn , N. (2020). The Development of Science Process Skills and the Scientific Mind of Grade 7 Students by Using POGIL. Rajabhat Chiang Mai Research Journal, 21(3), 110-126.
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