Research Papers/Topics in Education/Chemistry

Influence of instructional material on the teaching and learning of integrated science among junior secondary school students. A case study of ibaji local govt area of kogi state

This study was on the influence of instructional materials on the teaching and learning of integrated science among the junior secondary school students in ibaji local government area of kogi state .Ten (10)research questions were answered and the population of this study is ten (10) schools in ibaji LGA and five schools were selected .Data were presented in tables were analyzed using mean.the sampling techniques use for this study is random sampling and total samples size is five (5) .It was...

Relative effectiveness of peer tutoring and think-pair-share strategies in improving senior secondary School students' academic performance in chemistry in Osogbo

ABSTRACTThe study examined the effects of peer tutoring and think-pair-share instructional strategies in improving students’ academic performance in Chemistry. It also compared the effects of peer tutoring and think-pair-share strategies in improving students’ attitude towards Chemistry. These were with a view to highlighting which of the teaching strategies that can improve students’ academic performance in Chemistry. The study adopted a non-equivalent pre-test, pos...

 COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

ABSTRACT          This research was designed to compare the academic performance of students in boarding students and those who are day students. About one hundred students were used for this study. These were drawn by using simple and stratified random sampling by selecting students in two different secondary schools in Bwari area  council, FCT. Abuja.  Questionnaires were administered to fifty students in boarding school (Government Girls Secondary School Dutse) and fifty students in...

PRODUCTION OF FERTILIZER FROM WATER HYACINTH AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE GROWTH OF JUTE LEAF {EWEDU}

ABSTRACT The Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) supports one of the poorest and most populous rural populations in the East Africa region. The increase in population and the dipping fish population, has forced the community around the Lake Victoria to seek alternative sources to complement their daily food needs. This has made large scale farming for food crops an imperative option to enable the community meet its daily food demands. Repeated use of the soil around the lake fo...

Effect of Computer Simulated Experiments Using 3D Interactive Virtual Laboratory on Students Academic Achievement in Chemistry in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area, Ogun State

ABSTRACTThis study investigated the effect of computer simulated experiments using 3D Interactive Virtual Laboratory of students’ academic achievement in Chemistry in Ijebu-Ode LGA, Ogun State. The study employed a non-randomized control-group pre-test and post-test quasi-experimental design involving two Senior Secondary One Chemistry classes; one as an experimental (52) and the other as a control group (53).  An Achievement test (Chemistry Achievement Test) consisting of 30 multiple-choi...

Temperature Conversions

Temperatureconversion of Temperature from degree Celsius to Fahrenheit, Celsius to kelvin, kelvin to Celsius, Fahrenheit to Celsius

UNICEF and Child Right Abuse in Nigeria

ABSTRACTChild abuse is a global problem that needs to be tackled, even though children are given therights and freedom to enjoy. It includes all forms of physical and emotional ill-treatment,sexual abuse, neglect, and exploitation that result in actual or potential harm to the child'shealth, development or dignity. This study was aimed at investigating the role of UNICEF inmitigating child right abuse in Nigeria. Survey design was adopted and data were generatingfrom secondary and primary sou...

NIGERIAN SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHERS’ KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS EDUCATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

The purpose of the study was to investigate teachers’ knowledge and attitude towards education for sustainability. One hundred and fifty (150) Secondary School Science Teachers were selected for the study using an adapted questionnaire to collect relevant data.  Their responses were analysed using descriptive statistics.  The findings of the study showed that teachers had positive attitude toward the teaching of education for sustainability, similarly, they are also aware and can explain ...

AVAILABILITY AND THE EFFECTIVE UTILIZATION OF CHEMISTRY LABORATORY EQUIPMENT ON STUDENTS

ABSTRACT This research work is carried out to determine the availability and the effective utilization of Chemistry laboratory equipment on students’ academic performance in secondary school. The study was guided by two objectives, two research questions and one hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance. Survey research design was used in this study. Simple random sampling technique was used to select the sample size of 120 students from three private schools within Maidu...

’Uses of Instructional Materials by chemistry Teachers in Selected Secondary School in Kaduna Inspectorate’”

AbstractThe study was carried out to find the ’Uses of Instructional Materials by chemistry Teachers in Selected Secondary School in Kaduna Inspectorate’’. Related literatures were reviewed based on the objective of the study. The survey design was used for the study. A structured questionnaire was used to collect data and mean Statistic was used to analyse data collected. The results showed that based on the findings, utilization of chemistry laboratory equipment or materials...

SUPERSTITION AND SCIENCE TEACHING AND LEARNNG IN NIGERIA

IntroductionStudy has shown that there is a significant relationship between cultural practices and the students' achievement in Science and Technology (Agogo, 2010). The researcher continues that a learner who is not positively disposed to or has a socio-cultural background that is indifferent to the learning of science would find it uneasy to accept new scientific concepts.Deducing from the above researcher's finding, it may be pertinent to opine that there is a severe conflict between scie...

EFFECT OF SCIENCE PROCESS TEACHING APPROACH ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY IN KANO STATE

EFFECT OF SCIENCE PROCESS TEACHING APPROACH ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY IN KANO STATEABSTRACT This study was carried out to determine the effects of science process teaching approach on secondary school students’ academic achievement. The study sample consisted of two intact classes from different secondary schools, one experimental with 88 students and the other one as control had 164 students. A random sampling technique using balloting method was use...

PROBLEMS MILITATING AGAINST EFFECTIVE TEACHING AND LEARNING OF COMPUTER SCIENCE IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL ENUGU EDUCATION ZONE

AbstractThis study determined the problems militating against effective teaching and learning of computer science in junior secondary school Enugu education zone. In order to carry out this study effectively four (4) research questions were raised and answered using mean statistics lower and higher scores, adequate and inadequate. The study review literature on the problems militating against effective teaching and learning of computer science in junior secondary school Enugu education zone. ...

IMPEDIMENTS TO THE ACQUISITION OF COMPUTER EDUCATION BY SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ENUGU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT

AbstractThe study employed a survey designed. A sample of 800 students which were randomly selected served us the study sample. Data were collected using the questionnaire. Mean and standard derivation were used to analyze the data. It was found out that lack of interest and inadequate personnel and facilities were serious impediments to acquisition of computer education. Finally, recommendations were made that enough trained personnel should be recruited and posted to schools to teach comput...

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE IN JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU NORTH))

ABSTRACTThis research work was conducted to ascertain the comparative analysis of academic performance in English language and computer science in junior secondary school, Enugu North Educational Zone. A survey design was adopted for the study. A sample of 42 teachers both English language and computer science 110 students were drawn from 7 (seven) junior secondary schools in Enugu North. A structured Questionnaire was used to collect data and data collected were analyzed using frequency and ...


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