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American Journal of Educational Research. 2017, 5(3), 256-261
DOI: 10.12691/education-5-3-4
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Examination of STEM Education Program Using a Growth Test on Komatsuna

Yusuke Takada1, Kimihito Takeno1 and Takekuni Yamaoka2,

1Faculty of Education, Shiga University, Japan

2Kitauwa High School, Japan

Pub. Date: March 08, 2017

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Yusuke Takada, Kimihito Takeno and Takekuni Yamaoka. Examination of STEM Education Program Using a Growth Test on Komatsuna. American Journal of Educational Research. 2017; 5(3):256-261. doi: 10.12691/education-5-3-4


This paper examines the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) educational program using various growth tests on Komatsuna. An experiment was conducted to prove a hypothesis, and to determine the effectiveness and benefits of the most suitable soil to grow Komatsuna. The experiment included using 14 compartments with different components of soil mixing wood-based compost. As a result of the analysis and findings, it is proposed that growth tests could be part of the STEM education program. The research proved the hypothesis by conducting tests repeatedly to show the growth of Komatsuna.

STEM Education Program growth test Komatsuna sustainable education

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