The aim of this study is to determine the attitudes of eighth-grade students in secondary schools towards earthquake. For this purpose, the attitude test towards earthquake was applied to 240 eighth grade students (107 females and 133 males) from five secondary schools in Istanbul. Quantitative method was used in the study. Also, to analyze the dataset collected from this study, t-test and variance analysis techniques were used. This study has shown that students generally have positive thoughts and attitudes towards earthquakes and damages.
Key words: Analysing of attitudes toward earthquake, eighth-grade students, earthquake.
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