Hacer Efe, Ünsal Umdu Topsakal


Nutrition is a health component that has an important place in our daily life and health. Healthy nutrition is associated with healthy lifestyle behaviors and represents a healthy lifestyle. Therefore, healthy eating is an important issue that should be promoted. In this direction, the promotion and development of healthy nutrition education programs are of an important dimension. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of digital games on the nutrition awareness of elementary school students. In the study, various digital health games were applied for 15 weeks. The pattern of the study is qualitative. 12 elementary school students participated in the study. In the study, a semi-structured interview was used as a data collection tool. Content analysis was used in the analysis of the data obtained from the study. It was found that the students gave correct information about balanced nutrition and its importance after the application, classified the food groups correctly and gave various correct examples. As a result of the study, it has been reached that the nutrition education performed on digital games has a positive effect on the nutrition awareness of the students.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejes.v10i2.4663


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