Islamic University of Gaza Students’ Opinions on the Light Pollution Effects on Human

  • Mohammed M Shabat Islamic University of Gaza
  • Dana N. Alhams
  • , Mahassen H El-Blbisie
  • Khoulud Kh. Abushaar

Abstract

Light pollution is nowadays well known all over the world and may negatively cause disturbance to human and have diverse effects. The aim of this study is to identify the views and opinions of the Islamic University of Gaza students on the light pollution and then to create awareness among them about the risky problem facing rapidly our society. The study is based on the survey questions and semi-structured interviews and then the data is collected from the survey questions and semi-structured interviews were qualitatively analyzed and quotes from the students’ statements were included. Most of students have recognized that excessive lighting can adversely affect a person’s health. The results also show that 40.0% from the sample feel that the area outside of their residence is at night is “Fair Brightness “, 29.2% “Bright as day “, 13.8% “Pitch Black “, and 16.9% “A Little Black “. 90.8% from the sample are familiar with light pollution, but 9.2% are not. Some suggestions and recommendations will be made for controlling and reducing the light pollution to have a healthy society

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Published
2019-11-12
How to Cite
SHABAT, Mohammed M et al. Islamic University of Gaza Students’ Opinions on the Light Pollution Effects on Human. European Journal of Physics Education, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 4, p. 42-54, nov. 2019. ISSN 1309-7202. Available at: <http://eu-journal.org/index.php/EJPE/article/view/244>. Date accessed: 18 jan. 2021.
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