First Term, Second Term and Third Term Basic Science Scheme of Work for JSS 2

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 2)

FIRST TERM

 

WEEK             TOPICS/CONTENTS

 

1. LIVING THINGS – HABITAT

Meaning and Types of Habitat (JSS 2)

I. Definition of Habitat

II. Types of Habitat, e. g. Aquatic, Terrestrial and Arboreal (Water, Land and Air) and Examples.

 

2. ADAPTATION OF LIVING THINGS TO THEIR HABITAT

I. Various Adaptive

II. Features of Living Things in their Habitat

 

3. RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ORGANISMS IN THE SAME HABITAT

Characteristics of Organisms in the same Habitat and what they have in common.

 

4. UNIQUENESS OF HUMAN BEINGS

I. Reasoning

II. Problem Solving

III. Inquisitiveness

IV. Observation

V. Measurement

VI. Inference

 

5. MEASUREMENT OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES

Growth changes in Height, Weight and Size.

 

 

6. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT I

Developmental Changes:

I. Infancy

II. Adolescents

III. Adulthood

IV. Characteristics Features of Stages of Development

 

7. – 8. HUMAN DEVELOPMENT II

I. Classification of Growth and Developmental changes as Temporary/Permanent

II. Factors that affect Growth and Development

 

9. BODY IMAGE I

I. Meaning of Body Image

II. Physical Features, Size, Height, Race, Ethnicity, Color of Skin, Eyes and Hair

 

10. BODY IMAGE II

Pubertal and Body Image:

I. Effect of Pubertal changes on  Body Image and Behavior

II. Misconceptions about Beauty as presented in the Media

III. Individual Uniqueness

 

11.  |  12. REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

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BASIC SCIENCE

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 2)

SECOND TERM

 

WEEK | TOPICS/CONTENTS

 

1. REVISION OF LAST TERM’S WORK

WORK, ENERGY AND POWER:

I. Meaning  of Work, Energy and Power

II. Concept of Work, Energy and Power

III. Forms of Energy – Heat, Light, Kinetic, Potential, etc.

 

2. POTENTIAL AND KINETIC ENERGY

I. Meaning of Potential and Kinetic Energy

II. Calculate Kinetic and Potential Energy

 

3. CALCULATION INVOLVING WORK DONE

 

4. ENERGY TRANSFER WHEN WORK IS DONE

 

5. FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION I

I. Communication Techniques

II. Importance of Honest Communication about Pubertal concerns to Responsible Parents

 

 

6. FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION II

I. Life Span Continuum

II. Expressions of Feeling Desires and Fantasies from Birth to Death

III. Factors that Influence Individual Sense of Self – Worth (Body Image)

 

7.  |  8. KINETIC THEORY

The Assumptions of the Kinetic Theory

 

9. EXPLANATION OF SOME PHENOMENA USING KINETIC THEORY

Explain the Molecular Structure of Solids, Liquids and Gases using the Kinetic Theory

 

10. BOILING AND EVAPORATION

I. Explanation of Boiling and Evaporation using Kinetic Theory

II. Factors that affect Evaporation

 

11. – 12. REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 2)

THIRD TERM

 

WEEK             TOPICS/CONTENTS

 

1.   REVISION

2. THERMAL ENERGY – I

Heat  flow

THERMAL  ENERGY – II

Heat  transfer – Conduction, Convection and Radiation

 

3. REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

I. Genetic Counseling

II. Breast feeding and Its Advantages

Myths  about  Breast feeding

 

4. ABSTINENCE

I. Meaning of Abstinence

II. Types of Abstinence – Life Long, Delayed, Periodic Abstinence

III. Skills and Behavior that Promotes Abstinence

IV. Reasons why Young People must Abstain from Pre – Marital Sex

V.  Reasons why Young People engage in Pre – Marital Sex

VI. Facts and Myths about Sexual Abstinence

 

5. CHEMICALS

I. Meaning of Chemicals

II. Classes of Chemicals

a. Based on Use – Pharmaceutical/Cosmetics, Nuclear, Agrochemicals, Industrial and  Laboratory.

b. Based on Hazardous Nature – Highly Hazardous and Toxic, Moderately Hazardous and Toxic, Non Hazardous and  Toxic

 

 

6. CHEMICALS – SAFETY MEASURES

Safety Measures when Using Chemicals –

I. Adhere to the Manufacturer’s Safety Instructions

II. Follow Safety Guidelines for Chemical Storage and Handling

III. Observe and Adhere to Safety Signs and Instructions on Chemical Packages

IV. Ensure Proper Labeling and Storage of Chemicals

 

7.  |  8. DRUG ABUSE

I. Meaning of Drug and Drug Abuse

II. Methods of Drug Use, e. g. Inhaling, Injection, Smoke, etc.

III. Common ways of Misusing Drugs

III. Social Risks  Factors in Drug Abuse, e. g. Broken Home, Peer Influence

IV. Desperate move to get More Drugs

 

9. CRUDE OIL AND PETROCHEMICALS I

I. Meaning of Crude Oil and Petrochemicals

II. Refining of Crude Oil

 

10. CRUDE OIL AND PETROCHEMICALS II

I.     Uses of Crude Oil and Petrochemicals

II.  Importance of Crude Oil and Petrochemicals

 

11.  |  12. REVISION AND EXAMINATION

 

 

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