Analisis Konsepsi Peserta Didik Menggunakan Instrumen TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) pada Materi Gravitasi


  • Ahmad Busyairi Universitas Mataram
  • Muhammad Zuhdi Program Studi Pendidikan Fisika, FKIP, Universitas Mataram



konsepsi, TIMSS, gravitasi


Gravity is a concept that is considered difficult for students and it is not uncommon for them to experience misconceptions about this concept. This study aims to analyze students' conceptions of the concept of gravity. The research was conducted at SMPN 1 Aikmel, West Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. The sample consisted of 28 Class VIII students who were taken by simple random sampling technique. The instrument used is a standard test instrument used by TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) by selecting content about the concept of gravity. Research data were analyzed using descriptive statistics. The results of the data analysis showed that only 32.14% of students were able to answer questions correctly. When compared with the average percentage of students at the international level for the same concept (Gravity), the number of students at SMPN 1 Aikmel is still below the international average (48.28%). This shows that the level of students' understanding of concepts at SMP 1 Aikmel is below the international average. This can be used as an illustration for teachers at SMPN 1 Aikmel and even for junior high school teachers in East Lombok Regency, considering that SMPN 1 Aikmel is the school with the second-highest National Exam (UN) scores in East Lombok.


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