Comprehension of Biology Concept in the Human Respiratory System Based on STEM
Keywords:Comprehension, biology concept, human respiratory, STEM
Comprehension of concept is very important for student in learning biology, because the subject of biology is conceptual. The subject of biology is interconnected with one another which requires students to comprehension of biology concept in order to learning continue. Comprehension of biology concept is needed so that students remember the biology concept longer so that biology subject are more meaningful for the student. In addition, the purpose of this research is to comprehension of biology concept in the human respiratory system based on STEM. This research is descriptive with 64 student respondents who have studied human respiratory system material. The indicators comprehension of biology concept are interpreting, exemplifying, classifying, summarizing, inference, comparing, and explaining. The instrument of research used 15 essay test questions. The validity test by expert judgment and empirical. Analysis data using SPSS software. The result of comprehension of biology concepts for student showed a mean is 82. There are three categories of comprehension of biology concept consist that is understand, misconception, and not understand. The result showed 81% of student understand, 14% misconceptions, and 5% not understand about concept of biology in the human respiratory system.