By: Muhammad Hafiz Bin Sulaiman

A questionnaire survey among primary school students was conducted at Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Berang, Hulu Terengganu on 4 April 2016 (Monday). The study lasted for 1 hour, starting at 11.00 am and ended at 12.00 pm. The questionnaire study consisted of students from Year 4, 5 and 6. The study was conducted by five researchers from Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT); Dr. Chong Ju Lian, Saw Wei Ling, Nor Diyana Tajariffin, Sri Handayani Gunawan and Muhammad Hafiz Sulaiman.

The survey was conducted as a continuation of previous studies that focused on the villagers or adults. However, to complete the research that has been conducted, it is important to get information about the level of awareness of pangolin among next generation which is a students. The goal of the survey was to get an idea of the extent of their knowledge regarding the pangolin and how high their level of awareness for the conservation of pangolin. This research will be continued in several primary and secondary schools which are selected in the Kenyir Geopark.

 

Saw Wei Ling was giving explanations to the students involved in the survey.

Saw Wei Ling was giving explanations to the students involved in the survey.

 

Students are diligently answering the questions in the questionnaire sheets.

Students are diligently answering the questions in the questionnaire sheets.

 

The students answered questions while being monitored by the researchers involved.

The students answered questions while being monitored by the researchers involved.