Jordanian Educational Journal


This study aimed at investigating the effect of using analogies on modifying alternative concepts in chemistry among 11th graders. The study sample was a convenient sample and it consisted of (54) female students in the 11th grade. The sample was divided into 2 groups: an experimental group and a control group. The experimental group consisted of (27) students and were taught through applying analogy strategy in teaching, the control group consisted of (27) students taught using the traditional teaching method. The reliability and validity of the tool was testified . In order to achieve the objectives of the study, the alternative concepts test was prepared with a 24- multiple choice paragraphs. The results showed that there were differences between the averages of the test of alternative concepts for students using the anology strategy compared to the students of the usual strategy.

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