An Investigation into the Influence of Using Puzzles in the Teaching of Physics on Senior Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Selected Topics
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This study is to find out the influence of using puzzle in the teaching of Physics on Senior Secondary School Students’ achievement in selected topics. The sample consists of one hundred and twenty (120) Physics students, selected randomly from fur secondary schools in Mushin local government, Lagos State. The instrument used for collecting data were two achievement tests a pre test and a post test on puzzles on the topics simple machine, work, energy and power. Data collected were analyzed using frequency counts, simple percentage, pair t-test, t-test and Pearson’s correlation co-efficient. Results showed that most students understand the scientific concepts more when taught with puzzle method and it also enhances students comprehension in scientific skills and attitudes. Recommendations were then made, based on the research outcomes of the study.
Puzzles , Teaching , Physics , Achievement , Research Subject Categories::SOCIAL SCIENCES::Social sciences::Education
Adeyemo, S.A. Babajide, V.F.T. Amusa, J.O. & Adeyemo, O. (2013). An Investigation into the Influence of Using Puzzles in the Teaching of Physics on Senior Secondary School Students’ Achievement in Selected Topics . Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7(4), 648-653p.