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Fysik och teknik - en del av förskolans vardag.: En studie om hur pedagoger arbetar med fysik och teknik i förskolan.
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013), Department of Educational Studies.
2016 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Physics and Technology - part of the pre-schools day. : A study of how teachers teach physics and technology in preschool. (English)
Abstract [en]

The purpose of this study is to find out how teachers relate and work with physics and technology in a fun and interesting way. How they perform activities in physics and technology and how they use the different phenomena with concepts. Implementation of this study is based on qualitative semi-structured interviews and structured observations. The observations were carried out in connection with the experiments were conducted. The interviews were chosen to be conducted in a peaceful environment where teachers had time to reflect on their answers. Teachers’ thoughts, teaching methods and approach are the basic aspects in the study. The results of the study show that teachers are actively working with the physics and technology in preschool. They work for the interests of children and work to maintain interest in an efficient manner. The result also shows that teachers feel it is important to use concepts in activities with the children. The teachers use terms but does not explain the meaning of them.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2016. , 26 p.
Keyword [en]
children and science, experiment, teachers
Keyword [sv]
barn och naturvetenskap, experiment, pedagoger
National Category
Humanities Social Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-43384OAI: diva2:939864
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Educational program
Early Years Education Programme, 210 hp
Available from: 2016-06-20 Created: 2016-06-20 Last updated: 2016-06-20Bibliographically approved

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