Research Papers/Topics in Biology Education

The Impact of Education on Curbing the Spread of Corona Virus (Covid-19) Among Secondary School Students in Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State

ABSTRACT This study identified the Impact of education on curbing the spread of Corona Virus (Covid-19) among secondary school students in Kaduna North Local Government Area, Kaduna State. The Nobel Corona virus caused a lot of havoc all over the world, affecting every sectors and industries especially the education sector as the lockdown measure of government becomes often an unavoidable measure towards curbing eth spread. However, it is discovered that despite the lockdown, the dead...

ASSESSMENT OF THE AVAILABILITY AND ADEQUACY OF AUDIO VISUAL RESOURCES IN TEACHING BIOLOGY EDUCATION IN UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA

ABSTRACTThis study assessed the availability and adequacy of audio-visual resources in teaching biology education in University of Abuja. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study. The research design adopted for the study was a descriptive survey design. The sample of the study constituted of 80 respondents. Questionnaire was used to gather data while table, mean, percentage were used to analyse the data. The study revealed that, students find a particular topic interesting...

An Investigation into the Effects of Varying Concentrations of Natural Pesticide on the Growth of Mustard Seeds, Granum Sinapis L

This investigation was made to examine the growth of mustard seeds in a controlled environment for a length of fourteen days. Shortly after starting a biology course an article was read, discussing 'the ways in which some insecticides are counterproductive in agriculture on a mass scale. This idea was intriguing. It was initially believed pesticides could be beneficial for plant growth and agriculture, by repelling plant eating pests and other rodents.

Learning resources and biology performance of learners in selected secondary schools in chua county, kitgum district, uganda.

ABSTRACT The research study was carried out in Chua Sub County in Kitgum district. The research was basically based on a topic: “Learning resources and biology performance of learners in selected secondary schools in Chua Sub County in Kitgum district. The research was guided by a number of objectives which included the following; to find out effective ways of improving students’ biology ability, to establish the impact of learning resources on students’ performance in Chua Sub C...

Teaching Aids And The Students' Academic Performance In Biology At Alliance Secondary School, Ibanda District, Uganda

ABSTRACT This research report established the influence the teaching aids on students' academic performance in Biology at Alliance Secondary School-Ibanda. It is composed of five chapters, the introduction, literature review, Methodology, Presentation of findings, analysis and interpretations and recommendations. The introduction shows thee background, the statement of the problem, purpose, research questions, significance and others. The major objective of the study was to establish t...

The Causes Of Poor Academic Performance Of Biology Subject In Kenyan Secondary Schools: A Case Study Of Kenyenya Division, Kenyenya Pronvice-Kenya

ABSTRACTThe study was carried out in Kenyenya Division, Kenyenya Province ofKenya. The ainJ was to ascertain why the performance in Biology subjectin Kenyenya division secondary schools was very poor. This was done bycollecting data from deferent respondents using different methodologies.Data was collected from 8 head teachers, 8 biology teachers and 24students from the selected schools in Kenyenya division.Data was analyzed both qualitatively and qualitatively and presentedaccording t...

Stundents Perception And Performance In Mathematics In Primary Schools In Kasese District

ABSTRACTThe present study is aimed at investigating relationship between learners perception andacademic performance in primary schools.The study covered all aspects concerning studying of mathematics in primary schools.And it looked at the relationship between academic performance of pupils and the theirperception of the subject.This study was guided by a cross sectional survey design, documentary analysis in orderto obtain meaning full description on the relationship between learners ...

Academic Performance Of Students In Chemistry Subject Of Jamhurl High School In Nairobi City, Kenya

ABSTRACTObjectives: This study determined the academic performance ofstudents in chemistry subject of )amhuri High School in NairobiDistrict, Kenya. Specifically, this study determined the profile of thestudents as to age, gender and class. It determined the level ofacademic performance and determined if there is a significantdifference in the level of academic performance between male andfemale students.Design: This study employed the descriptive survey method ofinvestigation.Environm...

The Impact Of Information Technology In The Selected Secondary Schools Of Othaya Division, Nyeri District Kenya

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to examining the impact of ICT projects in theselected secondary schools in Nyeri District, Kenya.The specific objectives of the study were to describe the current situation inselected secondary schools with regard to ICT usage, evaluate the ICT learningprogrammes for students and to assess levels of interest in and attitudestowards ICT among students, and to assess the positive impact of ICTexposure in the lives of students.The methods used for da...

The Impact Of Teachers’ Motivation On Students’ Academic Performance In Kenya Certificate Of Seconi)Ary Examination (Kcse) In Habaswein Division In Northeastern Province

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to find out the impact of motivation of teachers on students’performance in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) in Habaswein Division, WajirSouth District of North Eastern Province of Kenya. Data was collected through the use ofinterviews, observation and questionnaires.This research adopted descriptive and analytical research design. Both qualitative andquantitative research methods were used to analyze dataun the topic of the study. The...

Factors Affecting Academic Performance Of Secondary School Students In Ny Andarua District, Kenya.

ABSTRACTThe purpose of this study was to explore the factors affecting academicperformance of secondary schools in Nyandarua district, Kenya.The specific objectives of the study were to investigate the relationshipbetween discipline and academic performance, to investigate therelationship between quality of teachers and academic performance andto investigate the relationship between the availability of facilities andacademic performance.Quantitative Data was categorized according to th...

Predictors Of Leisure Reading Among Standard Five Pupils In Bungoma County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study examined the relationship between selected predictors and leisure reading amongst standard five pupils in Bungoma County Kenya. These predictors were: availability of print materials, pupils‟ interest, peer influence, teacher encouragement, and parental encouragement and sex differences. The following objectives guided the study: to determine the influence of availability of print material both at home and school on leisure reading among standard five pupils; to f...

DISPERSAL & CHARACTERIZATION OF Opuntia ficus-indica IN NAMIBIA

DISPERSAL & CHARACTERIZATION OF Opuntia ficus-indica IN NAMIBIACommon name: Prickly pear cactusInvasiveness location: Varianto

The Effects Of Female Genital Cut On The Participation Of Girls In Education: A Case Of Saboti Division, Trans Nzoia County, Kenya

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to investigate the effects of Female Genital Cut on the participation of girls in education in Saboti Division, Trans Nzoia County of Kenya. The research questions sought to find out the prevalence of FGC in primary schools, to compare the school attendance, retention rate and academic performance of schoolgirls who underwent FGC with those who did not undergo the cut and to obtain suggestions on how FGC would be eradicated from the community. The study ado...

Misconception About Photosynthesis And Respiration Held by Grade 11 And 12 Biology Learners in on a Thinge Circuit in Namibia.

Abstract The study sought to investigate the misconception about photosynthesis and respiration held by Grade 11 and 12 Biology learners in Onathinge circuit in Namibia. The research employed the descriptive survey design. Data was gathered through the uses of tests, observations and interviews. The population was made up of 4 secondary schools, 80 learners and 4 Biology teachers. The sample consists of 80 learners 20 from each school and 4 Biology teachers 1 per school. The researcher ...


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