PAKET MATERI PEMBELAJARAN INKUIRI DALAM PENDIDIKAN LINGKUNGAN HIDUP UNTUK MENINGKATKAN PERILAKU BERWAWASAN LINGKUNGAN SISWA SD DI JAKARTA
The objective of the research is to develop an environmental inquiry education material package to increase the
environmental behavior of the Elementary students. The research was designed by using research and
development (R & D) method. The stages of the research are: (1) to initate the material package, (2) to validate
the materials by using randomized control-group posttest method for every try-out, and (3) to recommend the
materials. In this study, instruments collected important informations such as: (1) need assessment from the
teachers, parents and students from Elementary school, (2) environmental behavior possessed by the students.
Research findings show that there is a bigger environmental behavior score obtained by inquiry instructional
materials treated group compared to conventional method control group. Based on findings, it could be
concluded that the inquiry material package is effective in enhancing the environmental behavior of the students.
Therefore, this material package could be recommended for wider application.