Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2740

Full Length Research Paper

Gifted students’ opinion about physics education in science and art centers

Yunus Karakuyu
Department of Science and Mathmatics’ Education, Mustafa Kemal University, Hatay, Turkey.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 20 July 2009
  •  Published: 31 August 2009


The aim of this study was to investigate the gifted students’ opinion about physics education in the Science and Art Centers. This study has been conducted for three years on 178 different students who got their education in the Aydın Doğan Science and Art Centre. Gifted Students’ Opinions toward Physics Education Inventory was applied to gifted students’ in Science and Art Center. The results of the study indicated that gifted students thought that physical environment and activities related to physics education was inadequated.


Key words: Gifted student, physics education, science art centers.