Geography Scheme Of Work For SS1

In this article, you will discover the SS1 Geography Scheme Of Work for first term, second term and third term.

FIRST TERM GEOGRAPHY FOR SS1

DETAILED WORK

Meaning, scope and importance of geography.

WEEK 2: TOWN/VILLAGE

Direction, location, physical/Cultural features and function of town/village.

WEEK 3: THE L.G.A.IN RELATION TO OTHER PARTS OF THE STATE.

L.G.A. Headquarters: Locational relationship, physical characteristics and economic activities.

WEEK 4: THE EARTH AND OTHER PLANETS.

Components of the solar system: The earth size, shape, position in relation to the planets: proof of the shape of the earth.

WEEK 5: LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE.

Meaning, important lines and there uses.

WEEK 6: LONGITUDE AND TIME; LATITUDE AND DISTANCE.

International date lines, time zone, grid references, GMT, etc.

WEEK 7: EARTH’S ROTATION AND REVOLUTION.

Meaning, effects, axis, orbit, season, equinoxes, solstices, hemisphere, etc.

WEEK 8: THE STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH.

1. Major sphere of the earth, atmosphere, biosphere and atmosphere (another zone). Crust mantle and core (inner zone).
2. Relationship between the three sphere (outer zone and their relevance to human activities.

WEEK 9: ROCKS

1. Types: sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.
2. Characteristics, structure, colour and permeability.
3. Mode of formation, uses and importance of rocks.

SECOND TERM GEOGRAPHY FOR SS1

DETAILED WORK

WEEK 2: MOUNTAINS.

Types of mountains: fold, block, volcanic and residual
Characteristics and mode of formation.

WEEK 3: LOWLANDS

Types— valleys, costal and plain. Mode of formation and importance.

WEEK 4: ENVIRONMENT

Meaning, types (physical, social and cultural). Domains of environment (atmospheric, atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere) and importance of environment.

WEEKS 5 & 6 : WEATHER AND CLIMATE.

1. Weather: meaning, elements records (temperature, rain fall,, wind direction humidity speed, etc), attributes, variation, aerial extend, duration, etc.
2. Climate: meaning, elements, attributes and factors affecting climate as well as climate regions of the world.
3. Their importance.

WEEK 7: NIGERIA.

Location and position (latitude, longitude, boundaries, neighbors); size and distance (North—South, East—West)
Political divisions (States and capital, L.G.A. and their Headquarters).

WEEK 8: PHYSICAL SETTING OF NIGERIA.

Reliefs (high lands and lowlands, drainages, rivers etc). Climates (the season); vegetable belts (savanna and forest belt).

WEEK 9: POPULATION OF NIGERIA.

Size, distribution, structure and quality of population. Population data and movement of population.

WEEK 10: RESOURCES OF NIGERIA.

1. Mineral resources: petroleum, Gas coal, Tin, Iron ore, Limestone.
2. Power-petroleum, coal gas, hydroelectric power (HEP) and solar energy.
3. Water resources (rivers, lakes, dams, sea and underground water).
4. Vegetation, tree crops, food crops, cash crops, timber; forest and savannah.

THIRD TERM GEOGRAPHY FOR SS1

DETAILED WORK

WEEK 2: BASIC CONCEPTS OF MAP READING.

Definition, types, examples and uses of map; merits and demerits of each type; scale conversion.

WEEK 3: MAP DISTANCE

Measurement and units: conversion from map distance to actual distance.

WEEK 4: MAP REDUCTION AND ENLIGHTENMENT.

Gird/square method and small/large scale.

WEEK 5: INTERPRETATION OF PHYSICAL AND CULTURAL FEATURES.

Contour lines, physical features (ridges, spurs, valleys hills, plateaux and rives ) cultural features (roads settlements, schools, communication lines, market, etc)

WEEK 6: TRANSPORTATION.

Modes of transportation (road, rail, water and air); transportation means (case, lorries, train, ship, etc.)
Merits and demerits of each type; importance of and transportation (movement of people and commodity. National and international trade, transfer of ideas and technology, national integration); transportation problem.

WEEKS 7 & 8 : INDUSTRY

1. Classification of industries
(i) Primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary
(ii) Heavy and light industry.
2. Factors affecting industrial location: raw material, market, capital, labour etc.
3. Problems of industrial location.

WEEK 9: BASIC CONCEPTS OF GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) AND IT’S COMPONENTS.

1. Geographical data: meaning/examples, lines for river, roads, rails etc. Points for borehole, building, towns, settlements, farm, etc. Sources (maps, field work, satellites images, etc.)
2. Importance/uses of Geo—referencing geographic data and the GIS components:
(i) Hand wares—digitizer, global positioning system (GSP) computer, printer, scanner etc.
(ii) software for data input storage retrieval manipulation.
(iii) data positional relational.
3. Proceeding sets of rule and people.

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