Doctor Sirpa Kärkkäinen is a Senior Lecturer in Biology and Geography at the University of Eastern Finland.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Sketching Geology: Primary and Secondary School Pupils’ Perceptions

This study focuses on primary and secondary school pupils’ perceptions of geology. There were 105 participants in the study. Results indicate that pupils’ perceptions of geology are quite extensive.

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Fifth Graders' Views of Atmosphere

Fifth graders’ ideas about atmosphere were examined in simulation-based chemistry and physics education and found the significance of scaffolding in learning.

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Scaffolding Teacher Students´ Inquiry Learning in Science Education with ICT

Learner support in technology-based inquiry learning of complex topics needs to be carefully orchestrated. We report three cases of scaffolded inquiry.

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