Recent Scheme of Work on Basic Science

Syllabus for Junior Secondary

FIRST TERM
JSS 1 JSS 2 JSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Family Health
Sub-Topic: Family Health
Content:
Sanitation
WEEK 2

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living Things
Sub-Topic: Habitat
Content:
Habitat and examples
WEEK 2

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Family Traits
Sub-Topic: Family traits
Content:
Family traits (skin, colour, height, albinism, etc.
WEEK 3

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Family Health
Sub-Topic: Family Health
Content:
Nutrition
WEEK 3

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living Things
Sub-Topic: Adaptations
Content:
Adaptations of living things to their habitat
WEEK 3

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Family Traits
Sub-Topic: Dominant and recessive traits
Content:
Meaning of dominant and recessive traits
WEEK 4

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Family Health
Sub-Topic: Family Health
Content:
Drug & Substance Abuse
WEEK 4

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living Things
Sub-Topic: Relationships between organisms in the same habitat
Content:
Relationships between organisms in the same habitat
WEEK 4

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Family Traits
Sub-Topic: Importance of Family traits
Content:
Importance of Family traits:
- Intelligence
- Diseases
- Resemblance
- Family
- Genealogy
WEEK 5

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Pollution
Sub-Topic: Environmental Pollution
Content:
Definition of air, soil and water pollution
WEEK 5

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living Things
Sub-Topic: Uniqueness of human beings:
Content:
Uniqueness of human beings:
- reasoning
- problem solving.
- Inquisitiveness,
- observation,
-measurement inference
WEEK 5

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Hazards I
Sub-Topic: Soil Erosion
Content:
Soil Erosion:
- definition of soil erosion;
- causes of soil erosion;
- control soil erosion.
WEEK 6

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Pollution
Sub-Topic: Environmental Pollution
Content:
Causes of air, soil and water pollution
WEEK 6

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Chemicals
Sub-Topic: Define of chemicals
Content:
Define/Meaning of chemicals
WEEK 6

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Hazards I
Sub-Topic: Flooding
Content:
Flooding:
- drainage patterns;
- causes of flooding;
- prevention of flooding;
- effects of flooding on community and farm land.
WEEK 7

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Pollution
Sub-Topic: Environmental Pollution
Content:
Consequences of pollution
WEEK 7

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Chemicals
Sub-Topic: Classes of chemicals
Content:
Classes of chemicals based on use:
- pharmaceutical/ cosmetics
- nuclear
- agrochemical
- industrial
- laboratory
WEEK 7

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Hazards II
Sub-Topic: Bush burning
Content:
Bush burning:
- practices that influence bush burning;
- effects of bush burning including economic consequences;
- regulations against bush burning.
WEEK 8

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Pollution
Sub-Topic: Environmental Pollution
Content:
Control measures of Pollution
WEEK 8

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Chemicals
Sub-Topic: Classes of chemicals
Content:
Classes of chemicals based on hazardous nature:
- highly hazardous and toxic
- moderately hazardous and toxic
- non-hazardous and nontoxic
WEEK 8

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Hazards II
Sub-Topic: Deforestation
Content:
Deforestation:
- reasons for deforestation
e.g. commercial and domestic firewood;
- effects on the environment;
- regulations on deforestation.
WEEK 9

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Pollution
Sub-Topic: Environmental Pollution Cont.
Content:
Control measures of Pollution Cont.
WEEK 9

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Chemicals
Sub-Topic: Safety measures when using chemicals
Content:
Safety measures when using chemicals:
- adhere to the manufacturer’s safety instructions
- follow safety guidelines for chemical storage and handling
- observe and adhere to safety signs and instructions on chemical packages
- ensure proper labeling and storage of chemical
WEEK 9

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Hazards III
Sub-Topic: Desertification
Content:
Desertification:
- definition;
- geographical area;
- causes such as overgrazing, bush burning, cutting trees for firewood, etc.
- control Measures.

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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SECOND TERM
JSS 1 JSS 2 JSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living and Non - Living Things
Sub-Topic: Matter
Content:
1 Meaning, identification and classification of matter
2 States of matter
WEEK 2

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Sub-Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Content:
Meaning of work, energy and power
WEEK 2

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Hazards III
Sub-Topic: Depletion of ozone layer and its effects
Content:
Depletion of ozone layer and its effects:
- description of the ozone layer and it location in the atmosphere
- importance of Ozone layer
- effect of depletion of ozone layer e.g. global warming, greenhouse effect, ice melting and flooding
WEEK 3

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living and Non - Living Things
Sub-Topic: Characteristics of living and non-living things
Content:
Characteristics of living and non-living things
WEEK 3

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Sub-Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Content:
Meaning of potential and kinetic energy
WEEK 3

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Environmental Hazards III
Sub-Topic: Control measure
Content:
Control measure
- regulation on use of chlorofluorocarbon (CFC);
- reduce bush burning, and control burning in house hold activities.
WEEK 4

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living and Non - Living Things
Sub-Topic: plants and animals
Content:
1 Examples, Characteristics and importance of plants and animals
2 Differences between plants and animals
WEEK 4

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Sub-Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Content:
Calculations involving Work done
WEEK 4

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Drug and substance abuse
Sub-Topic: Drug and substance abuse
Content:
1 Effects of drug abuse:
- stomach upset;
- damaged nostril and lungs;
- skin rashes;
- injection abscesses.
2 Prevention of drug abuse:
- inculcating coping skills;
- positive social interactions;
- healthy life style.
3 Activities of drug control agencies:
- NAFDAC
- NDLEA
4 Misuse of herbal medicine.
WEEK 5

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Living and Non - Living Things
Sub-Topic: Properties, uses and importance of living and non-living things
Content:
1 Examples, properties, uses and importance of living and non-living things
2 Classification of non-living things into metals and non-metals
WEEK 5

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Sub-Topic: Work, Energy and Power
Content:
Energy transfer when work is done
WEEK 5

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Resources from living things
Sub-Topic: Resources from living things
Content:
Resources from living things:
- examples of Plant sources e.g. cash and food crops, dyes, drugs;
- examples of animal sources e.g. hides and skin; dairy products etc.
- economic importance of these resources to self and society.
WEEK 6

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Energy
Sub-Topic: Meaning & Sources of energy
Content:
1 Meaning of energy
2 Sources of energy
WEEK 6

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Types of Energy
Sub-Topic: Kinetic Energy: Assumptions
Content:
Kinetic Energy: Assumptions
WEEK 6

Theme: Learning About Our Environment
Topic: Resources from non-living things
Sub-Topic:Resources from non-living things
Content:
Resources from non-living things:
- Examples - Solid Minerals like limestone, coal, gold, tin etc.
- location in Nigeria;
- economic importance
WEEK 7

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Energy
Sub-Topic: Forms & Transformation of energy
Content:
1 Forms of energy
2 Transformation of energy
3 Uses of energy
WEEK 7

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Types of Energy
Sub-Topic: Explanation of some phenomena using kinetic theory
Content:
Explanation of some phenomena using kinetic theory
WEEK 7

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Light Energy
Sub-Topic: Reflection & Refraction
Content:
1 Reflection
2 Refraction
3 Vision
4 Dispersion and Rainbow.
WEEK 8

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Renewable and Non- Renewable Energy
Sub-Topic: Renewable and Non- Renewable Energy
Content:
Renewable and nonrenewable energy.
- meaning
- examples
- use and misuse
WEEK 8

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Types of Energy
Sub-Topic: Explanation of boiling and evaporation using kinetic theory
Content:
Explanation of boiling and evaporation using kinetic theory
WEEK 8

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Electrical Energy
Sub-Topic: Circuit
Content:
1 Flow of electrons.
2 Circuits: series and parallel
3 Fuses and circuit breaker.
4 Electric meter reading and billing.
WEEK 9

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Renewable and Non- Renewable Energy
Sub-Topic: Renewable and Non- Renewable Energy
Content:
Energy and society
WEEK 9

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Types of Energy
Sub-Topic: Factors that affect evaporation
Content:
Factors that affect evaporation
WEEK 9

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Electrical Energy Cont.
Sub-Topic: Circuit Cont.
Content:
1 Flow of electrons.
2 Circuits: series and parallel
3 Fuses and circuit breaker.
4 Electric meter reading and billing.

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

WEEK 10: REVISION AND EXAMININATION

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THIRD TERM
JSS 1 JSS 2 JSS 3
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 1: Revision
WEEK 2

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Forces
Sub-Topic: Meaning and types of force
Content:
Meaning and types of force:
- contact and noncontact forces;
- magnetic and gravitational forces.
WEEK 2

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Thermal Energy
Sub-Topic: Heat flow
Content:
Heat Transfer (conduction, convection and radiation
WEEK 2

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Radioactivity
Sub-Topic: Radioactivity
Content:
1 Meaning of radioactivity.
2 Radioactive elements.
3 Types of radiation and properties.
WEEK 3

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Forces
Sub-Topic: measure and calculate gravitational force (GF)
Content:
Calculation of gravitational force.
WEEK 3

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Thermal Energy
Sub-Topic: heat conduction
Content:
heat conduction and its applications
WEEK 3

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Radioactivity
Sub-Topic: Radioactivity
Content:
1 Uses of radioactivity.
2 Dangers of radioactive rays.
WEEK 4

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Forces
Sub-Topic: Balanced and unbalanced forces
Content:
Balanced and unbalanced forces
WEEK 4

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Thermal Energy
Sub-Topic: heat convection
Content:
heat convection and state two of its applications
WEEK 4

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Skill Acquisition
Sub-Topic:
Content:
1 Meaning of skill Acquisition.
2 Reasons for skill acquisition:
- taking risks;
- decision making;
- managing emergency situation;
- survival strategy;
- learning to live together.
WEEK 5

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Forces
Sub-Topic: Friction
Content:
Friction: uses, advantages and disadvantages
WEEK 5

Theme: You And Energy
Topic: Thermal Energy
Sub-Topic: heat radiation
Content:
heat radiation and state two of its applications
WEEK 5

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Skill Acquisition
Sub-Topic: Skill Acquisition
Content:
1 Types of skills:
- farming;
- Basic computer literacy;
- Photography;
- desktop publishing and networking, etc.
2 Importance of - skill acquisition:
- improves quality of life;
- appreciates human capability.
WEEK 6

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Science and development
Sub-Topic: Science and development
Content:
Gravitation and weightlessness
WEEK 6

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Crude oil and Petrochemicals
Sub-Topic: Meaning of Crude oil
Content:
Meaning of Crude oil, Petrochemicals
WEEK 6

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Ethical issues in Science and Development
Sub-Topic: Ethical issues in Science and Development
Content:
1 Meaning of right and wrong application of science.
2 Implications of bad scientific practices destroy individual’s life.
3 Adverse effects on a country.
WEEK 7

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Science and development
Sub-Topic: Science and development
Content:
The earth in space
WEEK 7

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Crude oil and Petrochemicals
Sub-Topic: Refining of Crude oil
Content:
Refining of Crude oil
WEEK 7

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Topic:
Sub-Topic:
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WEEK 8

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Science and development
Sub-Topic: Science and development
Content:
Space travel
WEEK 8

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Crude oil and Petrochemicals
Sub-Topic: Uses of crude oil and petrochemicals
Content:
Uses of crude oil and petrochemicals
WEEK 8

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Topic:
Sub-Topic:
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WEEK 9

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Science and development
Sub-Topic: Science and development
Content:
Satellite
WEEK 9

Theme: Science And Development
Topic: Crude oil and Petrochemicals
Sub-Topic: Importance of crude oil and petrochemicals
Content:
Importance of crude oil and petrochemicals
WEEK 9

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Topic:
Sub-Topic:
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