Sikap Siswa Terhadap IPA berdasarkan Investigasi dan Korelasi: Kesenangan Belajar dan Minat Meluangkan Waktu pada IPA The Student's Attitude toward Science based on Investigation and Correlation: Learning Fun & Enthusiasm for Spending Time

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Dwi Agus Kurniawan
Astalini Astalini
Nugroho Kurniawan
Lika Anggraini


This study purposed to investigate attitudes towards science in junior high school students,
based on 2 attitude indicators: (1) enjoyment in science lesson & (2) leisure interest
in science. In addition, measurements were also made regarding the relationship between
the two indicators of attitude. This research is survey research. The results of the data
came from an attitude questionnaire consisting of indicators (1) enjoyment in science lesson
and (2) leisure interest in science. The sample consisted of 2815 junior high school
students in Jambi Province, Indonesia. The results showed that for indicators: (1) enjoyment
in science is good category with a percentage of 48.1%, (2) leisure interest in science
is fairly good category with a value: 47.2% and This indicator leads to a positive
trend supported by a positive attitude with a greater good value: 38.4%, while for the
analysis of the correlation between the two indicators shows a positive correlation with a
sig: 0,000 (<0.05) and has a strong degree of correlation indicated by the value "Pearson
Correlation": 0.716. Therefore, it is concluded overall attitudes towards science at Junior
high school students in Jambi, Indonesia have a positive attitude and are categorized

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