Effect Of Gadget Use On Environmental Awareness At Children In East Jakarta

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R. Sihadi Darmo Wihardjo


This article is focused on looking at the effect of gadget use on environmental awareness among children in East Jakarta. The research was conducted using Ex-Post Facto on a sample consisting of 158 class I elementary school children in the East Jakarta area. The results of this study were in line with the findings of previous research that the environmental awareness among children objectives by elementary school children with low intensity of gadgets usage was higher compared to those with high intensity. This, therefore, means low usage of gadgets has the ability to improve the environmental awareness of children due to the fact that they spend less time playing and focus more on the obligation to learn.

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