Abstract: Science competence is learning outcome of students achieved as the result of their exploration through
science learning process that cover of tree aspects: 1) knowledge of science products, 2) science process skills, and
3) scientific attitude. The objective of this research is to increase science competence of elementary students grade
IV through science learning process make use of scientific approach with interactive multimedia. Scientific
approach that used including 5 (five) learning phases, that areengage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate.
Learning multimedia that used including: 1) information computer technology (ICT) based multimedia, 2) manual
multimedia, and 3) simple science visual aid and science games card. The research method used in this research is
classroom action research. This research is conducted at two elementary schools that used curriculum 2013, that
are: SekolahDasar Pertiwi I and SD Polisi I Kota Bogor. This research is conducted during one semester that is first
semester of year 2013/2014. Multimedia of learning science designed refers to learning themes on curriculum 2013,
teacher’s book, and student’s book. The research findings are: 1) Implementation of scientific approach with
interactive multimedia is able to increase science competence of elementary students grade IV; 2) Nurturant effect
of implementation of scientific approach with interactive multimedia is there is increasing of curiousity, interest,
motivation, expectation, needs, and self-confidence of elementary school students’ grade IV in learning science.
Implications of this research are to increase the science competence of students’ need creativit y and innovat ion of
the science teachers’ in designing science learning models and science mult imedia so that science learning process
have more certain quality. And then, school as institution must complete ICT facilities and also supported by
teachers’ science competencies to use it, so that learning science process is more interest ing, fun, resour ceful, and
effectively achieve the learning objectives.
Keywords: science competence, interactive multimedia, and scientific approach.
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