Basic Science for Junior Secondary School (JSS 1)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

FIRST TERM

 

WEEK TOPICS/CONTENTS

 

1. LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS – I

Meaning, Identification, Classification and State of Matter (JSS 1)

 

2. LIVING AND NON LIVING – II

Meaning and Characteristics of living and Non Livings and Importance of Plants and Animals (JSS 1)

 

3. LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS – III

Different between Plants and Animals and Importance of Living and Non Living Things (JSS 1)

 

4. LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS – IV

Classification of Non Living Things – Metal and Non Metal Materials (JSS 1)

 

5. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Human Development – Meaning of Puberty and Adolescence – Menstruation, Menstrual Cycle and Menstrual Hygiene – Myths and Facts about Pubertal Changes in Boys and Girls (JSS 1)

 

6. FAMILY HEALTH – I

Family Health – Meaning (Types) of Sanitation – Importance of Sanitation – Methods of Sanitation (JSS 1)

 

7. – 8. FAMILY HEALTH – II

Family Health – Meaning of Nutrition and Balanced Diet – Classes of Foods – Plan Adequate Diet for A Home (JSS 1)

 

9. FAMILY HEALTH – III

Meaning of Drug – Drug Abuse – Substance Abuse – Addiction – Drug Misuse – Source of Drug – Side Effects of Drug (JSS 1)

 

10. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

Male and Female Reproductive Organs (Internal and External) – Functions and Cares of Male and Female Reproductive Organs (JSS 1)

 

11. REVISION

 

12. – 13. REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

SECOND TERM

WEEK TOPICS/CONTENTS

1. REVISION OF LAST TERM’S WORK

I. Male Reproductive Organs – Internal and External

II. Functions and Cares of Male and Female Reproductive Organs

 

2. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION – I

I. Definition of Air, Soil and Water Pollution

II. Causes of Air, Soil and Water Pollution, e.g. Domestic/industrial waste, Fertilizer/Insecticides.

  • Agricultural
  • Chemical
  • Non – biodegradable
  • Oil Spillage

 

3. ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION – II

I. Consequences of Pollution such as Respiratory Tract Infection

II. Water Borne Disease

III. Destruction of Soil Organisms and Poor Plant Yield.

IV. Control Measures

 

4. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS (STIs)

I. Definition of STIs

II. Transmission of STIs

III. Signs and Symptoms of STIs

IV. Effects of STIs, prevention of STI (Responsible Sexual Behavior, Avoid the Use of Unscreened Blood, Unsterilized Injection, Needles and Clippers)

V. Behaviors that put People at Risk

VI. Finding help

 

5. HIV/AIDS – I

I. Meaning

II. Difference between HIV/AIDS

III. Mode of Transmission,

IV. Behaviors that put People at Risk

V. Prevention of HIV

 

 

6. HIV/AIDS

I. Counseling and Testing

II. Care and Support

III. Myths and Facts about HIV/AIDS

 

7. – 8. ENERGY

I. Meaning of Energy

II. Sources of Energy

III. Forms of Energy

IV. Transformation of Energy

V. Uses of Energy

 

9. RENEWABLE AND NON RENEWABLE ENERGY

I. Meaning

II. Examples

III. Uses and Misuse

IV. Describe how Energy Generation affects Quality of Life

 

10. ENERGY AND SOCIETY

I. Energy for Working and Operating Appliances, Seeing, Walking, Playing, Cooking, etc.

II. Energy from Hydro – Electricity for Electric Supply

III. Solar Energy Generates

IV. Heat Energy for Drying

V. Light Energy for Photosynthesis

 

11. – 12. REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1)

THIRD TERM

 

WEEK TOPICS/CONTENTS

1. REVISION OF LAST TERM’S WORK – HUMAN REPRODUCTION – I

I. Meaning of Menstruation, Menstrual Hygiene, Cleanliness during Menstruation

II. Ovulation, Signs of Ovulation and the difficulty in predicting the Ovulation Period

III. Fertilization and Conception.

 

2. HUMAN REPRODUCTION – II

I. Explain pregnancy

II. Symptoms of Pregnancy and where to get help

III. Growth of the Foetus (Stages, from Growth to Birth)

 

3. FORCES

I. Meaning and Types of Forces

II. Contact and Non – Contact Forces

III. Magnetic and Gravitational Force

 

4. CALCULATIONS OF GRAVITATIONAL FORCE

I. Balance and Unbalanced Forces

II. Friction – Uses, Advantages and Disadvantages

 

5. SPACE TRAVEL

I. Meaning and Purpose of Space Travel

II. Benefits and Dangers of Space Travel

 

 

6. GRAVITATION AND WEIGHTLESSNESS

I. Explain Gravitation and Weightlessness

II. Effects of Gravitation on Objects

III. Demonstrate the Effect of gravitational Pull on Objects

 

7. – 8. EARTH IN SPACE

I. The Solar System (Identify the Components of the Solar System)

II. Rotation and Revolution of the Earth and Moon

III. Description of Eclipse and seasons

 

9. SATELLITES

I. Meaning of Satellites

II. Uses of Satellites – Communication, Photography, Mapping, Geographical Information System (GIS)

 

10. CONSEQUENCES/IMPLICATION OF TEENAGE PREGNANCY

I. Physical, social and emotional implication.

II. Effects of Drugs and Self Medication during Pregnancy.

III. Effects of Drugs Abuse on Pregnancy

IV. Causes and Consequences of Birth defects

V. Myths and Facts about Teenage Pregnancy

VI. Finding Help

 

11. – 12. REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

 

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