Course Tittle: Introduction to Biology (Content Course III)

Course Code: EDUC-6231

Credit Hours: 3 (3+0)

Instructor: Sana Batool



Biology is an important natural science it deals with the study of living organisms both plants and animals. The science which we teach at elementary level consists mainly of the biological concepts. The basic purpose of this course on teaching of biology is to enable prospective teachers to develop competency in both theoretical and practical domains.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to understand concepts involved in biology.
  • Students will be able to apply the concepts in real life situations.

Course Contents:

1.   Biological concepts

2.   Gaseous exchange in plants

3.   Homeostasis in plants

4.   Coordination and control

5.   Support and movement

6.   Reproduction 

7.   Inheritance

8.   Ecology

9.   Pharmacology

10. Use of A.V-aids in teaching Biology

11. Different methods used in the teaching of Biology

12. New Trends in Biology Teaching

13. Lesson Planning in Biology.

Recommended Books:

  1. Primack, R. B. (2019). Essentials of conservation biology. Sunderland: Singapore Associates.
  2. Campbell,N.A. 2002. Biology, 6th edition. Menlo Park, California: Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company, Inc.
  3. Punjab Text Book Board. (2018). Text book of biology. Lahore: Punjab Text Book Board

Suggested Books:

  1. Jones, M., Fosbery, R., Gregory, J., & Taylor, D. (2014). Introduction to Biology. Cambridge: Cambridge university press
  2. Kampourakis, K., & Reiss, M. J. (Eds.). (2018). Teaching Biology in schools: Global Research, Issues, and Trends. UK: Routledge.

Assessment methodology

Mid Term Exam         30 Marks

Final Term Marks       50 Marks

Sessional (Attendance, assignment & presentation) 20 Marks

Time Table:

B.ed Honr. 7th Sem. (R): Introduction to Biology 







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