International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


ISSN Online: 2349-4182
ISSN Print: 2349-5979

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Vol. 7, Issue 6 (2020)

Relationship between science anxiety and science achievement of grade 8 students in selected basic education schools in Myanmar

Author(s): Myo Thandar Cho, Tin Tin Aye
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between Science Anxiety and Science Achievement of Grade 8 students in Myanmar. The sample consisted of 660 students (330 males and 330 females) with the mean age of 13 years. Modified form of Science Anxiety Questionnaire designed by Czerniak and Chiarelott (1984) and researcher made Science objective test were used to measure science anxiety and science achievement. According to descriptive statistics, students’ science anxiety was the highest in laboratory experiment situation. According to the results of t-test, female students showed significantly higher anxiety levels in global science anxiety and all dimensions of science anxiety than male students at p < .001. However, males and females are not significantly different in science achievement. According to the result of correlation analysis, there was significant negative correlation between science anxiety and science achievement at p < .001. It can be concluded that science anxiety has negative contributions to the development of achievement in Science
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