Comprehending life and nature is a significant for school education. Though a student learns a lot from theory classes; the actual and real understanding and mastery comes through practical knowledge, applications and experiments.
Hence a laboratory becomes an inevitable resource contribution for teaching biology and is an important predictor of academic achievement. Biology laboratories in schools have made way to mould a huge community of researchers and scientists who have contributed significantly to science and medicine. The laboratory is given a central and distinctive role in biology education, and educators have suggested that rich benefits in learning biology come as a result of using laboratory activities.
Laboratory in Ibn Al –Hytham Islamic School is fortified with state-of-the-art facilities, multimedia resources and is designed to allow group and individual learning. The lab provides facilities for playing and learning in a naturally beautiful and welcoming environment. Learning Biology is enhanced and the understanding level is improved when students are engaged in laboratory for practical experiments. The laboratory is well equipped to perform experiments on basic genetics, human welfare, biotechnology, ecology, biomolecules, cell division, enzymology, plant and human physiology, chromatography. The laboratory also has facilities for analysis of biomolecules in food, metal ions in water and soil; slide preparation, flower dissection, DNA isolation, water holding capacity of soil etc. Our lab is constantly being updated to satisfy to the empirical needs of our young innovative minds and goal is to provide fully adequate facilities where students can attain reliable data and pursuit of their scientific thirst for knowledge.