Enriching and Enhancing Life Skills by Learning Science among Adolescents
Science Journal of Education
Volume 3, Issue 4-1, August 2015, Pages: 21-24
Received: May 2, 2015;
Accepted: Jun. 10, 2015;
Published: Jun. 30, 2015
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S. D. Thanga Shyla, Department of Education, St. Joseph University in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania
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Science has attained its high interest and its relations with technology and society is more valuable. The key aim of science learning should be to realize and recognize the world of nature. The usual curiosity of young learners is to develop the process of exploring and understanding the natural world they live in. Every individual should motivate to understand the surroundings. The experiences gained by science can promote positive attitude, motivate students, problem solving and help them to live as an useful citizen to the society. Adolescents are the valuable young learners worldwide with stress and storm and need to shape the total personality. Learning science should help them to develop innovative skills for their future work and social life. Thus, this article reveals about the life skills which can be develop and inspired by science Learning.
Science, Learning, Adolescents, Life Skills, Team skills, Communication, Leadership, Decision Making, Self-Management, Professionalism
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S. D. Thanga Shyla,
Enriching and Enhancing Life Skills by Learning Science among Adolescents, Science Journal of Education. Special Issue: Science Learning in Higher Education.
Vol. 3, No. 4-1,
2015, pp. 21-24.
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