Equipment Use in Biology Teaching

Hamiyet Sayan, Hatice Mertoğlu

Abstract


This paper discusses the use of educational equipment and materials can be used by biology teachers. Science Education has an important role in raising individuals who can adapt to developing world with the 21st century skills. Within the scope of science education, biology covers information that individuals can make use of in their daily lives. This makes Biology teaching even more important. Teachers assume great responsibilities in the realization of an effective biology teaching. One of these responsibilities is the use of equipment and materials in teaching because the use of equipment in teaching helps with learning the information in an effective, permanent and meaningful way. It is also creating an active and fun classroom environment. Biology teachers should choose suitable equipment for the course, subject, students’ level, setting and objectives. They should also be able to develop teaching materials in line with learning outcomes. In addition, the teacher should provide the students with the necessary information about the teaching materials. This paper aims to remind teachers how important using these equipment for teaching and demonstrate that equipment and materials are indispensable facilitators for an efficient and effective Biology teaching. It may help teachers by providing guidance on this issue.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jei.v6i1.17042

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