This study tried to find out science anxiety state of newly-appointed elementary teachers and their relief effort from the science anxiety. A questionnaire of science anxiety was used to 294 elementary teachers who had teaching experience less than five years. And six elementary teachers was interviewed. The main result was that most newly-appointed elementary teachers felt science anxiety in their science classes. Especially female teachers felt more science anxiety than male teachers, and non-science track teachers in their high school, college, or graduate school than science track teachers. Teachers with experience in regional teachers` meeting for science education had less science anxiety. They used internet for the relief of science anxiety. They wanted to participate in in-service education for the relief of science anxiety. And they asked for educational authorities to establish mutual communication system of science teaching materials.
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