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Table 1 Reliability evidence and example items from the Science Questionnaire

From: The effects of an afterschool STEM program on students’ motivation and engagement

Scale No. of items α Example items
2011 2013
Attainment value 4 .797 .836 “Doing well in science is very important to me”
Interest value 2 .829 .839 “In general, I find science to be very interesting”
Utility value 3 .780 .786 “What I learn in science applies to my life”
Competence 3 .840 .866 “How good at science are you?”
  1. Note. Because college plans were measured with a single item, it is not listed in this table