Development of natural sciences e-modules based on android with a science, environment, technology, and society approach in the earth structure chapter


  • Tutik Yuliatun Department of Physics Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Musamus
  • Himawan Putranta Department of Physics Education, Faculty of Tarbiyah and Teacher Training, Universitas Islam Negeri Sunan Kalijaga
  • Kristina Uskenat Department of Physics Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Musamus



android, e-module, learning innovation, learning technology, SETS


The matter of the structure of the earth and its dynamics require sufficient visualization to imagine how the structure, layers of the earth, and things that can happen, such as earthquakes. Teachers have not used supportive media when delivering material on the structure of the earth and its dynamics, so students tend to have difficulty understanding the material. This study aims to produce a natural science e-module-based android with a science, environment, technology, and society (SETS) approach that is suitable for learning material on the structure of the earth and its dynamics. This research method uses a research and development (R&D) 4D model with four stages, namely defining, designing, developing, and distributing. The subjects of this study were 9 students of class VIII Islamic junior high school in Yogyakarta in the 2020/2021 academic year. The instruments used in this study were interview sheets and questionnaire sheets. Interview sheets are used to obtain information about data on media needs/learning resources needed by schools. While the validation sheet is used to determine the feasibility of the developed e-module. From the results of the validation analysis of material experts and media experts, the average score was 3.79 and 3.685, respectively. Meanwhile, from the results of the limited product trial, an average score of 3.84 was obtained. From the data analysis, it was concluded that the development of a natural science e-module-based android with the SETS approach on the material of the earth's structure and dynamics was suitable for use in learning. This E-Module can be used anywhere and trains students' independence in learning.


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How to Cite

T. Yuliatun, H. Putranta, and K. Uskenat, “Development of natural sciences e-modules based on android with a science, environment, technology, and society approach in the earth structure chapter”, Rev. Mex. Fis. E, vol. 21, no. 1 Jan-Jun, pp. 010213 1–, Jan. 2024.