Educational Research and Reviews

  • Abbreviation: Educ. Res. Rev.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1990-3839
  • DOI: 10.5897/ERR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 1707

Full Length Research Paper

A research on the attıtude of eight grade students towards earthquake

Hulya Kayali
  • Hulya Kayali
  • Department of Social Sciences and Turkish Education, Marmara University, Turkey.
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  •  Received: 07 March 2018
  •  Accepted: 13 May 2018
  •  Published: 10 June 2018


The aim of this study is to determine the attitudes of eighth-grade students in  secondary schools towards earthquake. For this purpose, the attitude test towards earthquake was applied to 240 eighth grade students (107 females and 133 males) from five secondary schools in Istanbul. Quantitative method was used in the study. Also, to analyze the dataset collected from this study,  t-test and variance analysis techniques were used.  This study has shown that students generally have positive thoughts and attitudes towards earthquakes and damages.

Key words:  Analysing of attitudes toward earthquake, eighth-grade students, earthquake.