International Journal of Science and Applied Science: Conference Series
Vol 1, No 2 (2017): International Journal of Science and Applied Science: Conference Series

Critical thinking skills profile of high school students in learning chemistry

Budi Utami (Science Education Doctoral Program, Faculty of Teacher Training And Education, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A Jebres Surakarta, Indonesia)
Sulistyo Saputro (Science Education Doctoral Program, Faculty of Teacher Training And Education, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A Jebres Surakarta, Indonesia)
Ashadi Ashadi (Science Education Doctoral Program, Faculty of Teacher Training And Education, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A Jebres Surakarta, Indonesia)
Mohammad Masykuri (Science Education Doctoral Program, Faculty of Teacher Training And Education, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A Jebres Surakarta, Indonesia)
Sri Widoretno (Science Education Doctoral Program, Faculty of Teacher Training And Education, Sebelas Maret University, Jl. Ir. Sutami 36A Jebres Surakarta, Indonesia)



Article Info

Publish Date
14 Aug 2017

Abstract

Critical thinking skill is the priority in the goals of education. In this case, the critical thinking has the higher process, such as analyzing, synthesizing, evaluating, drawing conclusion and reflecting which enables the individual to make the reasonable assessment both in the classroom and in the daily life.  This research is aimed to determine the students’ critical thinking skill in learning Chemistry at senior high school. This research used descriptive method in which the instruments were developed based on the indicators of critical thinking skill. The population of this research was 100 students of tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade from senior high schools in Surakarta which was chosen using cluster random sampling technique. The result of the research shows that the students of tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade have adequate critical thinking skills.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

ijsascs

Publisher

Subject

Chemistry Education Mathematics Physics

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International Journal of Science and Applied Science: Conference Series is a scientific proceedings publication service for international conferences. Subject areas of this publication include: physics, biology, mathematics, chemistry, education, materials science, environmental science, bioscience, ...