Impact of Science Learning Using A Contextual Approach to The Character of Caring for The Environmental School Students (Case Study SDN 4 Adipasir Korwilcam Rakit)

Ngaenah Ngaenah, Ristiana Dyah Purwandari


This study aimed to describe and analyze the impact of science learning using a contextual approach to the
environmental care character of SDN 4 Adipasir students. The research method used in this research is the
experimental method using the One-Group Pretest-Posttest Design (One Group Pretest-Postest). Data collection
techniques using tests, observation, questionnaires, and documentation. This research is included in quantitative
analysis. The approach used in this research is a descriptive narrative. The study results concluded that learning
science using a contextual system has succeeded in improving the character of students' environmental care. The
increase in the name of ecological care for students is in line with increased learning outcomes in cognitive,
affective, and psychomotor aspects. The increase in the value of elements of the character of environmental care
risen from 68.13 to 77.06 or an increase of 13.28%, the cognitive aspects of the benefits of water for living things
been increased from 66.63 to 79.13 or an increase of 20.39%. Mental characteristics of the material impact of
water pollution on living things rose from 76.44 to 86.19 or 13.44%. The CTL 1 approach's affective aspect
increased from 69.69 to 76.88 or an increase of 10.45%; the CTL 2 approach's affective aspect rose from 69.69 to
79.69 or increased by 14.54%. The psychomotor part of the CTL 1 approach rose from 73.75 to 80.94, or 9.89%.
The CTL 2 approach's psychomotor aspect increased from 73.75 to 82.81, or an increase of 12.28%.


character education caring for the environment, contextual approach, science learning

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