International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 5, Part I (2016)
Scientific attitude among senior secondary school students
Dr. Kuldeep Singh Chandel
The present study was designed to find out the scientific attitude among senior secondary school students with regard to their gender and locale. In the present study the sample was selected by adopting random sampling technique. The sample consisted of 300 students (150 Male & 150 Female) drawn from 20 senior secondary schools (10 Rural & 10 Urban) of district Hamirpur of Himachal Pradesh. The sample was drawn through simple random (lottery method) technique of sampling. The data was collected by using scientific attitude scale developed and standardized by Gakhar, S.C. and Amandeep Kaur. The data analysis showed that male students were better in their scientific attitude as compared to female students. On Faith in Scientific Method; Open Mindedness; Objectivity and Aversion to Superstitions dimensions of scientific attitude, male students showed better scientific attitude in comparison to their female counterparts. With regard to senior secondary school students they showed equal level of overall scientific attitude as well as on different dimensions of scientific attitude.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kuldeep Singh Chandel. Scientific attitude among senior secondary school students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2016; 2(5): 572-577.