Journal of Biology Education
Vol 6 No 2 (2017)

The Development of Protist Culture Medium to Improve Senior High School Student’s Observation Skills

Mubarok, Ibnul (Unknown)
Sutrisnowati, Intan Indah (Unknown)
Priyono, Bambang (Unknown)

Article Info

Publish Date
19 Nov 2017


Teachers and students have difficulty in observing protist spesies. The basic competence 3.5 oblige thestudents to apply the principle of protist grouping classification carefully and systematically. Therefore, thereshould be a media of culture protist along with its way and the students’ observation worksheet for protists.This research is aimed to develop the valid and effective culture media of protist for class practice activities inProtist Material. This research used Research and Development (R&D) method. Small scale trials weredone to 10 students using purposive random sampling. Big scale trials were done to 64 students. The validityof protist culture was scored using validity sheets by validator, then was analyzed in percentage description.The effectivity score of protist culture media was obtained based students’ processing skills score. The result ofthe research showed that protist culture media was considered valid by experts with the average score of90,1%. The observation of students’ skills showed that both classes of the research has classical grade of85,3% and 87,1%. Based on the results, it can be concluded that protist culture media with its guidance andstudents’ observation worksheet was valid and effective to be used by Senior High School students.

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Biochemistry, Genetics & Molecular Biology Education


Journal of Biology Education [e-ISSN 2540-833X | p-ISSN 2252-6579 | DOI 10.15294/jbe | DOAJ toc/2252-6579 | Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universitas Negeri Semarang] publishes research articles and conceptual analysis of philosophy, education theory, biology ...