This research is a case-oriented study based on the operation of SCINOVATOR (Scienece Extra-curriculum in Posung High School) which was supported by the YSC (Young Science Club) project of the Science Culture Foundation during 2005 school year. Students experienced diverse science activities through programs including various lectures related to science, programs to induce students' interest in science, diffusing science culture to adults and youngsters by operating science activities in rural area for urban student to experience rural community and conserve environment, and programs including Korea-Japan visiting activity to experience famous science related sites and facilities. This research pursued not cramming education but self-experience oriented education, not in lectures but in the field of society, not only for knowledge but for thinking and ultimately tried to suggest a model of science education based on participation and self-experience.

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Science education focused on experience through YSC(young science club)

Ho-Keun Chung   Posung High school, Seoul, Korea.

This research is a case-oriented study based on the operation of SCINOVATOR (Scienece Extra-curriculum in Posung High School) which was supported by the YSC (Young Science Club) project of the Science Culture Foundation during 2005 school year. Students experienced diverse science activities through programs including various lectures related to science, programs to induce students' interest in science, diffusing science culture to adults and youngsters by operating science activities in rural area for urban student to experience rural community and conserve environment, and programs including Korea-Japan visiting activity to experience famous science related sites and facilities. This research pursued not cramming education but self-experience oriented education, not in lectures but in the field of society, not only for knowledge but for thinking and ultimately tried to suggest a model of science education based on participation and self-experience.

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