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Table 7 Percent correct statistics for the items of the topic area of “human health”

From: A statistical analysis of the characteristics of the intended curriculum for Japanese primary science and its relationship to the attained curriculum

Item ID Item type Cognitive domain Lable Item not covered in the national science curriculum
Item covered in the national science curriculum
Topic area bullet (objective) Percent correct: JPN(a) Percent correct: intl. ave.(b) (a)–(b)
S041182 CR Applying One thing to avoid flu Objective 1 92.8 41.5 51.3
S041181 CR Applying Influenza passing between people Objective 1 78.2 58.5 19.7
S051137 MC Applying Why wash hands before eating Objective 1 89.7 73.2 16.5
S051024 CR Applying Cover your mouth though not sick Objective 1 50.8 34.5 16.3
S031325 CR Applying Manuel’s temperature rise Objective 1 47.2 38.9 8.3
S051173 CR Knowing Calcium important for growth Objective 2 48.6 20.1 28.5
S031340 MC Knowing Best source of calcium Objective 2 70.4 46.8 23.6
S041301 CR Applying Importance of drinking water Objective 2 41.2 27.6 13.6
S041183 CR Applying Maintaining good physical health Objective 2 22.3 17.4 4.9
S041032 CR Knowing Staying in sun with no protection Objective 2 81.6 76.8 4.8
S041043 CR Knowing How to protect teeth from decay Objective 2 62.4 59.7 2.7