The effects of the characteristics of adoloscence on the science process skills of the child
The research has been carried out in order to raise the interest levels of the adolescents who study at the secondary school for science and technology and in order to determine the science process skills to establish the information themselves by finding out the research ways like a scientist. Scanning technique is used in the research. The research has been carried out on the secondary school students whose socio-cultural level is high and study at Yavuz Selim Primary School which is in the centre of Sivas and on the students whose socio-cultural levels are comparatively rather low and study at K?ranard? Primary school which is far from the city centre of Kayseri at 2006-2007 education period. In the research, Science process skills test is used to test the science process skills the adolescents own. The data gained from this testing vehicle (too) have been evaluated by the help of t-test and analyze. Consequently; it has been discovered that the science process skills of the adolescents do not differ according to their sexes and ages but according to their socio-cultural conditions. © 2007 Asian Network for Scientific Information.