Uluslararası İnsan Bilimleri Dergisi, vol.11, no.1, pp.1-19, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
This study was conducted to analyze the effect of “Home-Based Education Program Based on Daily Life Activities” on acquisition of scientific concepts of six years old children. The sampling of this study was composed of 44 children in experimental group, 45 children in control group and 89 children in total. Before and after the Home-Based Education Program (HBEP), “The Scientific Concept Checklist" was used to determine the scientific concept the parents and children who are in the experiment and control group. At the end of HBEP, significant differences between the SCCL scores of children in experimental and control groups were found in favor of the control group. In the light of these findings, recommendations about upcoming scientific researches were provided for educators and families so as to help scientific achievements of concept of pre-school children improve.