Research Papers/Topics in Education/Chemistry

School Related Factors Influencing Effective Teaching of Chemistry in Some Selected Secondary Schools in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State

ABSTRACT This study grew out of the need for a research into poor academic performance in chemistry at the secondary school level. It is designed to find out the school Related Factors Influencing Teachers Effectiveness, in Chemistry in some selected secondary school in Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State. Ten secondary schools were randomly selected in the local government, also three teachers were selected from each of the secondary school. The instrument used was the research...

IMPROVING STUDENTS PERFORMANCE ON THE CONCEPT OF ACIDS AND BASES USING THE ACITIVITY METHOD AT AME ZION GIRLS SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

This study is aimed at investigating how students of AME Zion Girls Senior High School in the Effutu Municipality, Winneba performance can be improved through activity based approach on the concept of acids and bases. Fifty Senior High School students were purposively sampled for the study. The nature of the study was an action research.  The pretest and the posttest research design was used, the same participants were pre tested and post tested  to find the effect of the intervention, fiv...

THE INFLUENCE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN CHEMISTRY IN CROSS RIVER STATE

ABSTRACT This research work investigated the influence of instructional materials (teaching aids) on students’ academic performance in senior secondary school Chemistry in Cross River State. A two group pre-test post test quasi-experimental design was adopted for the study. One research question and one hypothesis were formulated to guide the study. A total of 100 senior secondary one (SS1) Chemistry students were selected from five (5) Schools in Yakuur Local Government Area of Cross River...

EFFECT OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS ON CHEMISTRY STUDENT'S’ ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND RETENTION OF PERCEIVED DIFFICULT CONCEPTS IN OBUDU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

ABSTRACT The study examined effect of instructional materials on Chemistry student's academic achievement and retention of perceived difficult concepts in Obudu Local Government Area. Four variables were used to formulate four research questions and hypotheses. Literature review was carried out based the sub-independent variables of the study. The population of the study comprises 100 SS3 students selected from ten (10) secondary schools in the study area. Quasi-Experimental research design a...

Effects Of Computer Assisted Learning On Instruction In Organic Chemistry In Public Secondary Schools In Kwale County, Kenya

ABSTRACT The study was informed by the need to contribute in mitigating the persistent poor achievement by a majority of students in chemistry, organic chemistry topic being a major contributor. With evidence indicating insignificant effect of interventions previously implemented, a change in pedagogical approach through use of Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) was proposed. However, paucity of empirical data on its efficacy with regard to instruction for organic chemistry limited discussion o...

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

ABSTRACT The 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, post-test con...

 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 i...

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 for large scale ...

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

ABSTRACT This 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-cho...

Temperature Conversions

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

UNICEF and Child Right Abuse in Nigeria

ABSTRACT Child abuse is a global problem that needs to be tackled, even though children are given the rights 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's health, development or dignity. This study was aimed at investigating the role of UNICEF in mitigating child right abuse in Nigeria. Survey design was adopted and data were generating from secondary and prima...

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 Maiduguri Met...


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