Discovery Publishing House, 2003 - 110 pages
Science educators have included the development of scientific attitude among the general aims of science education since the beginning of the present century. To many science educators, a man with scientific attitude looks for the natural causes of events, is open-minded towards the work and opinion of others and towards information related to his problem, forms opinion and conclusions on adequate evidence, evaluates techniques and procedures used and information obtained, and is curious concerning the things he observes. Contents: Introduction, Related Literature, Research Design, Data Analysis, Summary, Conclusions and Discussion.
A N D SD accepted Andhra Pradesh average scientific attitude Aversion to superstitions behaviour Bhaskara Rao boys and girls chi-square conclusions curriculum Delhi develop scientific attitude development of scientific distribution of scientific English medium schools evidence experience Gerhard E government schools groups Guntur district high scientific attitude includes knowledge learner level of scientific loc.cit non-residential schools observation op.cit open-mindedness possession of scientific present study private and government private schools problem procedures pupils of private pupils of residential pupils studying Readiness to avoid Readiness to seek residential and non-residential residential schools Richard E rural and urban rural schools SA A N D SD School Science Science Education scientific attitude possessed Scientific Attitude Scale Scientific classification scientific law scientific method scientist scores secondary school pupils selected sense-impressions Significant at 0.01 significant difference stratified sampling method Sub-hypothesis suspended judgement Telugu medium schools tenth class pupils thinking truth