Background of the Study
Education is an instrument “par excellence” for effecting national development. In Nigerian, it has witnessed active participation by non-governmental agencies, communities and individuals as well as government intervention. Government has stated that for the benefit of all citizens, the country’s educational goals shall be clearly set out in terms of their relevance to the needs of the individual and those of the society, in consonance with the realities of our environment and the modern world.
Government’s intention was that the far reaching provisions set out in all sections of the policy transform all aspects of the nation life over time.
Integrated science is an in-depth, insightful look at how we are leveraging our strengths to continue growing into the future. It’s a combine study of all areas of the science for the improvement and up-liftment of mankind and the benefit of the worlds around us as we know it today. Integrated science is a revolution new introductory science curriculum developed at Princeton, intended for students considering a career in science. It is for some people a mean of studying old but unresolved problems and issues in science education. It is also a convenient platform for drawing attention to some research findings relating to learning and teaching science. It is a timely device for gaining some say in the fate or destiny of science education in a field that has traditionally been firmly held by scientist