In this study, it was aimed to determine the methods and techniques used in preschool science teaching and the problems the preschool teachers encounter while using teaching methods and techniques. This study is in descriptive survey model. The study group of the research consists of 64 preschool teachers working in Ağrı city center. Personal information form to determine demographic characteristics of the preschool teachers, questionnaire form to determine the methods and techniques that the teachers use in science teaching were used as data collection tools in the study. As a result of the study, it was determined that the most used technique that the preschool teachers use in science teaching is game technique, however it was also determined that the teachers often use drama, cooperative learning and experiment method. It was determined that while teaching science, the preschool teachers consider the convenience of the method and technique first, and only then they consider their skills to use the method and the application time of the method and technique. As a result of the evidence related to the problems the preschool teachers encounter while teaching science, among the problems that the teachers complain the most is the negativity of the environment.
Science teaching, Teaching methods and techniques, Teachers’ views
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