Resource utilization, curriculum innovation and professional development courses are integral to improve educational practices as they empower teachers with knowledge and skills required for integrating education and society. Such moves and actions need to be guided with research. The education practices in Nigeria need to be sound and grounded. This paper is concerned with the importance of the use of resources for effective understanding of school science with special reference to biology. It identified necessary resources, constraints and how to select and use resources for effective teaching and learning of biology. The selection and utilization of any resources depends on the specific features of a particular topic. Therefore, different sets of resources and strategies are needed to teach different topics.
International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences (Volume 53)
J. A. Opara "Resource Utility for Effective Science Education in Nigeria: The Case of Biology", International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences, Vol. 53, pp. 45-51, 2015