Average Review: 3 (3.7)

Children's Science Curiosity Scale (CSCS)

by anonymous, Program Director, RALLY, 4

This assessment does a good job of covering a range of topics in their questions to broaden an understanding of curiosity about science beyond the academic realm.
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by anonymous, Robotics Project Leader, 4-H of Santa Clara County, Adams Club, 5

In my experience of bringing science related, hands-on activities to youth in my project, community outreach events, and classrooms I have seen the excitement on the faces of the youth when they are able to see science in action. In…
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by anonymous, Science Professional Development Teacher, San Joaquin County Office of Education, 5

The questions asked would be fun for a young person to think about and answer and would help a student realize how much he/she enjoys science. The total questionnaire would give a good picture of how the student felt about…
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by anonymous, Senior Director, Exhibits, Orlando Science Center, 4

While the majority of the questions about general science were effective ones, a few, such as #'s 7, 10 and 21 asked about feelings for experiences I doubt the student would have had the chance to experience e.g. ' I…
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by V. Nelson, teacher, Charles F. Tigard Elementary School, 2

Although we all want students to have positive attitudes towards science, assessing those attitudes among grade five students with a likert scale instrument involves a leap of faith. This is difficult for adults, and very complicated for elementary school children.…
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by anonymous, researcher, , 2

The only thing that threw me off about this measure was the sudden switch from general sciencey things approached from a variety of angles to Physics. I'm not sure if Physics was a particular focus for this study, but as…
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by Dorothea Pitikas, , , 4

Very clear, concise, would be easy to administer in a classroom. For tracking purposes might be beneficial to have children mark gender to see if attitudes are different. I don't feel that self reports ie the what do you think…
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