Cultura International Journal of Philosophy of Culture and Axiology

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2007

Kiymet Selvi
Pages 176-183

Future Aims of Science Curriculum for Primary School

Science and technology have significant roles in life. Most of the researches and discussions about science education are related to development of science curriculum and science education in school. Science curriculum must be developed based on student and society needs, scientific and technological developments in the field of science and educational science. The aims of science curriculum should reflect these elements given above. The aims of science curriculum also refer to changing philosophy of education. In this study, the results of the two studies, which were conducted with 314 primary school class teachers and science teachers, and literature reviews are discussed under the heading of "Future aims of science curriculum for primary school”.