Improving Junior High School Students' Critical Thinking Through Scaffolding Methode on Heat Concept

  • Khoiro Mahbubah Universitas Islam Lamongan
  • Agus Santoso Universitas Islam Lamongan
  • Silvi Rosiva Rosdiana Universitas Islam Laomongan
  • Rahmad Djatmiko MA Islamiyah Attanwir Bojonegoro
Keywords: Critical thinking, Scaffolding Method, Heat


Critical thinking helps students develop the ability to analyze information, search for evidence, and make decisions based on open and logical thinking. This study measures junior high school students' critical thinking on heat concepts by implementing the Scaffolding method. This research used a pre-experimental method with a one-group pre-test and post-test design with a quantitative approach. The subjects of this research were 57 seventh-grade students in junior high school. The results show that the paired sample t-test is 0.000 < 0.05, which shows that the Scaffolding method effectively improves students' critical thinking skills on heat concepts and is confirmed by the n-gain test of 0.73 in the high category. It can be concluded that the Scaffolding method effectively increases junior school students' critical thinking skills.


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How to Cite
Mahbubah, K., Santoso, A., Rosdiana, S., & Djatmiko, R. (2024). Improving Junior High School Students’ Critical Thinking Through Scaffolding Methode on Heat Concept. KONSTAN - JURNAL FISIKA DAN PENDIDIKAN FISIKA, 9(01), 9-15.