Category: INTEGRATED SCIENCE

EFFECT OF BRAINSTORMING INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Education remains an instrument of change and national development worldwide and so Nigerian National Policy on Education (FME, 2004) declares that education is an “instrument per excellence” for realization of the goals. Science is also identified as a necessary factor for economic development of every nation (Ojebisi, […]

AVAILABILITY AND THE USE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL IN TEACHING BASIC SCIENCE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study In Nigeria, the government pronouncement and activities geared towards encouraging secondary school students to study the science abound. Towards this development, the Nigeria Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC) was mandated to develop science curricula for use in Junior Secondary education and indeed all levels of educational system […]

AN INVESTIGATION INTO COMMON ERRORS IN BASIC SCIENCE

CHAPTER ONE Introduction Nigeria as a developing nation works to achieve fast development and growth in science and technology to boost its economy. Investments are made in various fields including science education, which can be actualized by giving quality education to its citizens. Shaibu (2014) defines science as a complex human activity that leads to […]

RELEVANCE OF LABORATORY GUIDE MATERIAL ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study Science and technology are the backbone of modern development throughout the world. Advancements in information and communication; efficient transportation through air, waters, rails, and good roads on land; improvements in health-care delivery, among others are made possible through products of science. Scientific knowledge underlines the design, fabrications […]

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF ERRORS AMONG BASIC SCIENCE PUPILS

CHAPTER ONE 1.1 Introduction Nigeria as a developing nation works to achieve fast development and growth in science and technology to boost its economy. Investments are made in various fields including science education, which can be actualized by giving quality education to its citizens. Shaibu (2014) defines science as a complex human activity that leads […]