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Attitudes Toward Science Inventory

Directions: The following statements are about the study of science. Please read each statement carefully. Use the following scale to show how much you agree or disagree with each statement and fill in the circles on your answer sheet.


1.
STRONGLY
AGREE

2.
AGREE

3.
WEAKLY
AGREE

4.
WEAKLY
DISAGREE

5.
DISAGREE

6.
STRONGLY
DISAGREE



1.

Science is useful for the problems of everyday life.

2.

Science is something that I enjoy very much.

3.

I do not do very well in science.

4.

Doing science labs or hands-on activities is fun.

5.

I feel comfortable in a science class.

6.

There is little need for science in most of today's jobs.

7.

Science is easy for me.

8.

When I hear the word "science," I have a feeling of dislike.

9.

Most people should study some science.

10.

I would like to spend less time in school studying science.

11.

Sometimes I read ahead in our science book.

12.

Science is helpful in understanding today's world.

13.

I usually understand what we are talking about in science.

14.

I do not like anything about science.

15.

No matter how hard I try, I cannot understand science.

16.

I feel tense when someone talks to me about science.

17.

I often think, "I cannot do this," when a science assignment seems hard.

18.

Science is of great importance to a country's development.

19.

It is important to know science in order to get a good job.

20.

It does not disturb me to do science assignments.

21.

I would like a job that does not use any science.

22.

I enjoy talking to other people about science.

22.

I enjoy watching a science program on television.

24.

I am good at working science labs and hands-on activities.

25.

You can get along perfectly well in everyday life without science.

26.

Working with science upsets me.

27.

I remember most of the things I learn in science class.

28.

It makes me nervous to even think about doing science.

29.

Most of the ideas in science are not very useful.

30.

It scares me to have to take a science class.

31.

I have a good feeling towards science.

32.

Science is one of my favorite subjects.

33.

If I do not see how to do a science assignment right away, I never get it.