Kedudukan dan Aplikasi Pendidikan Sains di Sekolah Dasar
Natural Science is basic science, which in its development wider and its application of science was born, namely technology. Science and technology are achieved by a nation is a benchmark for the progress of a nation. Through the process of education in elementary school, science has begun to be given. However, in the implementation, it raises some problems occurred and the nature of science is not in line if applicable, including: not or do not give the maximum opportunity for students to develop creativity, teaching material still feels off with the main problems that arise in the community, the process has not appeared skills in learning at school, and still conventional science lessons. Efforts to science education in elementary schools is indispensable to the era of technology in the future with respect to some aspects, namely: understanding the nature of science, know and understand the child’s developmental level, especially elementary school age children, relying on the theory of constructivism and developmental theory of Jean Piaget, and apply scientific study combined with the various models of learning science, among other constructivists, the inquiry, science process skills, STM (science technology society), integrated, interactive, learning cycle and CLIS (Children Learning in Science).