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THE GIRL CHILD ATTITUDE TOWARDS THE STUDY OF SCIENCE IN SOME SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOL IN EGOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE

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 Format: MS WORD ::   Chapters: 1-5 ::   Pages: 50 ::   Attributes: Questionnaire, Data Analysis
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 ABSTRACT

This research was designed to examine the girl’s attitude towards science subject in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. The research instrument used was the questionnaire was used for the study. Problems were raised and results was obtained from the study were used to answer the research questions.

TABLE OF CONTENT

CHAPTER ONE         

Introduction

Background to the study

Statement of problem

Purpose of the study

Limitation of the study

Scope of the study

Research of terms

CHAPTER TWO                  

Literature review

CHAPTER THREE

Research methodology

Research instrument

Data administration

Data analysis

CHAPTER FOUR

Data presentation 

CHAPTER FIVE         

Summary, conclusion and recommendation summary

Conclusion

Recommendation

REFERENCE    

APPENDIX (QUESTIONNAIRE)

 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY

            The art of knowing as human is more or less synonymous with research and constitute an integral part of a modern way of life in which research is the daily task by specialized individuals alone or group usually in laboratories. Bearing this mind the study will take a artificial look at the girl child’s attitude towards the study of science in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.

            It is generally recognized that the level of socio economic development of the scientific technological advancement in the country. Similarly, the level of general well being and security endorsed by the population id the result of the creative scientific and technological inventions or activities going on among the people

            Fafunwa (1968) a great educationist who contributed a lot to the field of science education made an important statement “in world today science and technology have become a predominant cultural factor and any nation that is not alive to it is diseased on dying”. In other words, advancing technologically and economically could be achieved through the teaching of science I our schools.

            Scientific knowledge is continually be defined through research based scientific methods, which entails national theory, science is that aspect of knowledge that comes to play a vital role in our daily activities or in directly finds explanation in the field of science. Almost every area of study needs that knowledge of science, doctors, engineers, farmer’s tailors, carpenters, house wives, technologist and so on find science inevitable.

            Fafunwa (1969) speaking on the premature specialization in science education as a device to developing nations his this to sat on the in table nature of science in optional development. But, it is almost impossible today to live a full and satisfactory life with little or no knowledge of science, we of the under develop resource to solve our economic problems we need to improve our diets transport system and develop our mineral and control soil erosion we must introduce modern scientific farming control cattle disease improve our health programme.

            The study of science subject requires abilities fro the technical languages and analytical processes involved in science. If this is the case, then the research could consider it very necessary to conclude a thorough investigation into the various girls child attitude particular and students in general into scientific operation study of science in secondary school. There are the claims that boys are more scientifically involved more than girls and some of these people even says that that whenever attitude they held in fluencies by sex and sex has a lot to do with their scientific experience behavour etc.

            It is however pertinent to say the interest of the researcher was stimulated by teaching practice exercise in Golden Touch High School in Egor local government area of Edo State. It was found that one of the commended complaint by a senior science teachers was the relative lack of interest shown by girls in science which they taught rightly belong to the area of machine studies.

STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM

            The studies is aimed at finding out those factors responsible for the girl child attitude towards the learning and study of science school in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State and also find out the reason why girls show negative attitudes to science subjects.

            The variables include secondary females’ students’ attitude to science. Major problems of this study would attempts to answer questions about girls negative attitude to science and if their perceptions lead to achievement in science.

 

RESEARCH QUESTION

            The following research questions will guide the study,

1.      Is there any relationship between the home background of females and their attitude to the study of science?

2.      Is there any relationship in the mathematical background of girls and their attitude towards the study of science?

3.      Are there any relationship between girl’s future professional aspiration and their attitude to science?

4.      Is there any relationship in their perception female students and their attitude towards the teaching of science?

 BASIC ASSUMPTION

            The following assumption have been made with regards to the research exercise

1.      Girls have the general impression that science subject are complex, abstract and highly mathematical and because of this many tend to shy away from science related subject

2.      In some homes, girls are so over winced with house hold activities they tend to have a less time to study.

3.      Female students have more positive attitude to acts than in the science and boys are more inclined to be field of science

As members of the society, students cannot be exempted for being influence the entire society. it is also assumed that the selection of 6-8 out of lots of secondary school in Egor Local Government Area of is completed unbiased and the chosen simple is a representative of all the entire females students in Egor Local Government Area.,

PURPOSE OF THE STUDY

            The relevance of this research is to survey the attitude of secondary school girls towards the study of science in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State and also to look into factors affecting girl’s attitude towards science subject. The study hopes to ioffer suggestion on how to find solution to some of these problems in the study of science in Edo State and Nigeria in general.

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY

            In trying to achieve desired behaviour or after solution to any problems, it is considerable importance to find out the causative factors and then taking honest steps towards wiping out the undesired behaviour, habit or problems.

            Hence, the significance of this study is to know the attitude of girls in secondary school towards science education this will go a long way in providing a remedy ensuring that girls face the field of science with every courage, confidence and determination. The study will be useful to teacher and planners of science in seeking adequate method of teaching science subject and formulated of relevant science.

SCOPE OF STUDY

            This study has been limited to six secondary schools in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State, of which there are eight private co-educational schools. The information recorded will therefore be only responses from female students.

DEFINITION OF TERMS                                                                                                      

Teacher: A person who teaches, especially in a school

Attitude: Opinion or way of thinking, behaviour reflected this.

Girl Child: Female child, daughter

Education: systematic instruction

Science: Branch of knowledge involving systematized observation and experiment

Technology: Knowledge or use of the mechanical arts and applied science

Sex: Each of the main groups into which living thing are categorized on the basis of their reproductive

Curriculum: Subjects included in a course of study

Students: A person who is studying of higher or further education

Predominant: To have control over something

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