The order of garden-based learning from science education to STEM education
1 Ministry of National Education, Istanbul, TURKEY* Corresponding Author
Eurasian Journal of Science and Environmental Education, 3(1), June 2023, 17-23, https://doi.org/10.30935/ejsee/13040
Published: 07 March 2023
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In this review study, the inclusive potential that emerges when garden-based learning, which has long been considered within the framework of science education in the literature, is handled within the framework of STEM has been examined. The research calls for addressing garden-based learning in relation to STEM education. In particular, he suggests that digital tools and landscape architecture elements related to the integration of the engineering discipline into the garden can be mentioned, permaculture design can be applied, and wall gardens can be made in narrow spaces. STEM suggests that there is a need for teacher training for garden-based learning and that this can be achieved especially through collaborative work. In addition, it argues that STEM garden-based learning practices can turn into a nature mobilization beyond a teaching practice, by associating gardening studies with other school stakeholders, as well as integrating the disciplines in STEM with a purpose.
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