Research Papers/Topics in Biology Education

The Efficacy of CTCA in Breaking Barriers to Students’ Learning of Difficult Concepts in Biology

Studies have shown that science in Africa stemmed from external influence and this has led to the inability of science students in Nigeria and Africa to relate with what is being taught in the classrooms. Most concepts in science are abstract, counter intuitive and not consistent with the students existing knowledge translating into the negative attitude and lack of interest students demonstrate towards science subjects which reflects in poor performance of students in these subjects. The stu...

Effect of Company Treatment On Bio toxicity of Tannery Waste Water in Northern Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of company treatment on Biotoxicity of Tannery Waste Water in Northern Nigeria. Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) was used to screen for effects on growth characteristics while onion (Allium cepa) was used to test for chromosomal aberrations after exposure to company treated and untreated Tannery Waste Water. Viable seeds of S bicolor were planted in different concentrations (0, 10, 25, 40, 55, 70, 85 and 100) of treated and untreated tanner...

Effects of Aqueous Extract of Punica Granatum Seed on Triton-X100 Induced Hypercholesterolemia in Rats

TABLE OF CONTENTS Title page                                                                                                        i                        Approval page                                                                                                ii Dedicati...

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 deadly vi...

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

ABSTRACT This 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 interesti...

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 County ...

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 the inf...

EVALUATION OF INCLUSIVE EDUCATION PRACTICE IN GHANA: SURVEY OF INCLUSIVE PILOT SCHOOLS

ABSTRACT Inclusive education is a form of delivering educational services to all children irrespective of their physical characteristics, linguistic or racial background in regular schools. It has to do with commitment by government to educate every child to the maximum extent appropriate in the school and classroom he or she could otherwise attend. Inclusive education has become a developmental approach to the learning needs of all children, youth and adults, especially those who are vulnera...

Pre-Service Teachers’ Perception on Teaching Practice Exercise organized By Their Institution

ABSTRACT This study examined the perception of pre-service teachers on quality of teaching practice organized by their institution in selected tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey research method. The sample comprised of  Three hundred (300) pre-service teachers offering science courses in their third and fourth year teacher training programme. The selection was done through the use of  random sampling techniques. A self-designed questionnaire was used to c...

Examining Public Private Partnership in Nigeria: potentials and challenges

ABSTRACT  Public  Private  Partnership  has  been  said  to  be  a  long  term  agreement  between  a government agency and a private partner for the delivery of goods or services with both party sharing in the risks and rewards inherent in  the delivery of the  goods or  service which include financial risks and responsibilities. Public Private Partnership is an answer to the high demand for infrastructure which is at an  all  time  high  which  is  not  being  curre...

Influence of Societial Attitude on the Academy Performance of Pupils with Mild Intellectual Disability

The study was on “Influence of Societal Attitude on the Academic Performance of Pupils with Educable Intellectual Disability in Akwa-Ibom State” with the purpose of examining how societal attitude influence the academic performance of pupils with educable intellectual disability, societal attitude and gender, and the impact of positive and negative societal attitude on academic performance of pupils with educable intellectual disability, in order to enable full integration of educable int...

Physicochemical Parameters and Microbial load in concrete pond reared with Clarius Gariepinus Fish

Tablea Of Content.  1.Physicochemical Parameters 2.Microbial load 3.Comparative between other standard  4.Result, Discussion and recommendation  5.References

The Effect of ICT on Teaching and Learning Biology in Mokwa Niger State

ABSTRACT In the National Policy of Education (2004), emphasis is made on the need for laying a solid or sound basis for scientific effective thinking. This can only be achieved by the use of ICT in teaching and learning process. ICT is paving the way for a new pedagogical approach where students are expected to play a more active role than before. The study examined the effect of ICT on teaching and learning of Biology in Mokwa, Niger State. Four research questions were structured to guide th...

EFFECT OF ADMINISTRATIVE MATERIALS ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN BIOLOGY IN ABI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACT The purpose of this research project was to examine the Effects of Administrative materials on academic performance in Biology in Abi Local Government Area of Cross River State. For the study, in order to achieve these goals, four (4) research questions were asked, and converted to 4 null hypotheses to effectively direct the study. A 25 item questionnaires was constructed by the researcher and validated by the project supervisor and was then used in generating data from 205 JSS-III g...


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