Implementation of Science Learning Based on Local Wisdom to Provide Cultural Literacy

Pinkan Amita Tri Prasasti



This study aims to realize cultural literacy through science learning based on local wisdom conducted in SD N Kembang Pacitan Academic Year 2016/2017. This research uses descriptive qualitative research approach. Data collection through interviews, observation and participant documentation. Validity of research data using triangulation method. Data analysis includes data collection, data reduction, data presentation, and data verification. The adequacy of data in this study are among others: principals, teachers, parents, and students. The results of the study include: (1) Parent and teacher involvement in mangrove planting activities with science concept strategies can provide a good example to students and a sense of love in local wisdom; (2) The concept of nature as a source and place of learning to develop the sensitivity and awareness of students on various conditions of the natural environment; (3) Programs that have implemented positive impacts in shaping students' insights to maintain local wisdom and cultural literacy, such as: love local culture, responsibility, cooperation and care for the environment (4) Facilities and infrastructure at SDN Kembang support in educating and teaching students to explore existing local wisdom. Conclusions have helped to realize cultural literacy with the policy, concepts and implementation of local naive-based learning that refers to natural awareness and environmental care programs

Keywords: Science learning, Local Wisdom, Cultural Literacy

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