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In this research; studies on the use of the POE in biology education between the years 2000-2020 in Turkey and the World have been examined considering certain criteria. These studies were analyzed by content analysis method. The researches included in the research were obtained in Turkish and English by systematically scanning the literature covering the years 2000-2020 from the Google search engine, Web of Science, Google Academic Search, TÜBİTAK-ULAKBİM database and YÖK’s National Thesis Center scanning system. The type of studies, year of publication, sample selection, research method, subject area and data collection tools features included in this research were examined and analyzed. For this purpose, 27 studies in the literature were reached. It has been determined that the studies are distributed as 21 article, 5 master thesis and 1 doctoral dissertation according to the research type. Findings obtained is presented in figures, graphics, frequencies and percentages. According to the consequences; it was stated that most of the studies were in the type of research, pre-service teachers were preferred more than other samples, quantitative studies were more than qualitative studies, academic achievement tests were used the most as data collection tool and “Diffusion-Osmosis” subjects was studied the most.
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