ASSESSMENT ON STUDENT’S UNDERSTANDING OF EVAPORATION AND LATENT HEAT FLUX VARIABILITIES IN ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ONDO.

Akinnubi R.T, Salaudeen Y.O and Salami R. O

ADEYEMI COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, ONDO

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Abstract: Evaporation is a key process in the water cycle with implications ranging from water management to weather forecast and climate change assessments. The study investigates students understanding of evaporation and latent heat flux variability among undergraduate students in Adeyemi College of Education in Ondo State. Questionnaire were administered to 150 students randomly selected in School of Science. Student T-test and Pearson correlation statistical tools were employed to analyze data collected. The result shows that the level of student’s understanding of evaporations and latent heat flux was significant high .It was observed that the evaporation and latent heat flux variability awareness was more pronounced among male student than female student. It is therefore recommended that environmental related courses should be included in the school curriculum.