2022/2023 Second Term Geography Scheme Of Work For SS3

Geography Scheme Of Work

UNIFIED SCHEME OF WORK FOR GEOGRAPHY

CLASS: SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL THREE

TERM: SECOND TERM SCHEME OF WORK

WEEK 1

General Cleaning/ Revision

WEEK 2

TOPIC

Major Hydro Electrical Power Project In Africa.

CONTENT

(1) Meaning of H.E.P in Africa

(2) Factors which favour the Developments of H.E.P projects in Africa

(3) effects of Climate on Dam

(4) Major H.E.P in Africa

(5) Economic importance Advantages of H.E.P (Dams)

(6) Problems or Disadvantages of Dams

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to;

– defend Hydro-Electric power

– locate major Electric power projects in Africa

– the uses of Electric power project

– discuss the factors that favour the H.E.P project in Africa

– Importance or the Advantages of H.E.P.

– Identify the major problems of H.E.P in Africa

– suggest solution to the problems.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

– Map of Africa showing the major Hydro-Electric power project in Africa

– Pictures and diagrams of various H.E.P projects in Africa

– Slides, films and documentaries on H.E.P in Africa

– Drawing paper

– Tracing paper.

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Takes students on tour of H.E.P in the locality

– Factors affecting location of H.E.P and possible solutions

– Importance or advantages of H.E.P (Dams).

– Summaries the highlights of the lesson on the board.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Listen to teachers explanations, ask and answer questions.

(2) Participate in class discussions

(3) Draw sketch maps of Africa showing major H.E.P projects zones

(4) Copy the board summary.

WEEK 3

TOPIC

West Africa Location, Position And Size.

CONTENT

(1) Location and position

– Latitude, longitude, boundaries and nieghbours.

(2) Size and distance

– North to South

– East to West

(3) Political divisions.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Student’s should be able to;

(1) Describe the locations and position of West Africa with the reference to the boundaries and neighbour regions.

(2) Describe West Africa by size and distance;

(3) Locate counties and their capital on the map of West Africa.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

– Atlas

– Map of Africa

– Globe

– Illustrative diagrams and sketches.

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Uses map to help students describe the locations and position of West Africa with respect to her neighbours.

(2) Guide the students to;

– Describe the locations of each countries and capitals with reference to latitude and longitude.

– Determine the size, area, and landmass of West Africa.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Listen to teacher’s explanations, ask and answer questions and take down notes

(2) Participate in class discussions

(3) Calculate the area of West Africa

(4) Draw the map of West Africa showing each countries and their capitals.

WEEK 4

TOPIC

Bush Fallowing In West Africa And Pastoral Farming In West Africa

CONTENT

– Definition

– Favourable conditions necessary for bush fallowing

– Features of bush fallowing/pastoral farming

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to;

– Define Bush fallowing/pastoral farming

– Discuss the types of crops grown tools used and the land preparation

– Identify problems and solutions to the problems of bush fallowing/pastoral farming.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

– Maps

– Illustrative Diagram and sketches

– Farms in West Africa

– Pictures and slides showing the countries where bush fallowing/pastoral farming is been practiced.

– Documentaries

– Tracing paper.

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Uses maps, pictures, documentary, film and slides etc  to guide class discussions on;

– Importance of bush fallowing in West Africa, land preparation and type of crops

– Problems and solutions of bush fallowing in West Africa/pastoral farming.

(2) Guides and supervise students as they draw the map of West Africa and locate the major area where bush fallowing/pastoral farming is been practiced in West Africa.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Participate in outdoor activities

(2) Participate in class discussions.

(3) Draw a map of West Africa and insert the each countries major bush fallowing and pastoral farming areas.

WEEK 5

TOPIC

Population Distributions In West Africa.

CONTENT

– West Africa population; size, distributions patterns, density and structure.

– Account for the variation in West Africa population distribution.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to; (1) Describe West Africa population in term of size density, structure and distribution pattern.

(2) Account for the variation in West Africa population

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Population maps

– sketches and diagrams

– G.S maps on population distribution

– Graphs

– Documentary films etc.

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Uses map, diagrams, pictures, documentary films etc to guide students to discuss West Africa population distribution.

(2) Guides class discussions on the influence of climates, relief, soil, water, mineral resources etc on population distribution

(3) Write notes on the board for students to copy.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Listen to teacher’s explanations ask questions

(2) Participate in class discussions

(3) draw sketch maps show distribution of West Africa population

(4) Copy the board summary.

WEEK 6

TOPIC

Sattelite Remote Sensing

CONTENT

(1) Definition of concept

– Remote sensing

– Satellite, satellite remote sensing.

(2) Application of satellite remote sensing;

– Forestry

– Environment, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Emergency response etc.

(3) Relationship between GIS and remote sensing.

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to; (1) Define the following concepts, remote sensing, satellite and satellite remote sensing.

(2) Discuss the application of remote sensing

(3) Relationship between GIS and remote sensing.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

– Slides, satellite images

– Multimedia CD on satellites

– Posters etc

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Explains the following with examples

– Remote sensing

– Satellite e.g Nigeria Sat_I IKONOS, SPOT Radar, NICOM Sat_I ERs-I etc

– Satellite remote sensing

(2) Takes students on field work.

(3) Supervises students on field work.

(4) Guide discussions on application of remote sensing and the relationship between GIS and remote sensing

(5) Summaries the highlights of the lesson on the board.

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Go on field work

(2) Listen to the teacher, ask and answer questions, take down notes

(3) participate in class discussions

(4) Writes reports

(5) Copy notes on the board.

WEEK 7

TOPIC

Gis Application

CONTENT

(1) Area of use; Defence, Agriculture, Urban development, Mapping, Surgery, Transportation, Census.

(2) Problems with GIS

– Implementation in Nigeria

– Power, Personnel, Capital  (Cost of hardware and software)

BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES

Students should be able to; (1) Explain the various applications of GIS;

(2) Discuss the problem military against GIS implementation in Nigeria.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

– Slides

– Satellite imagery

– Multimedia CD on GIS

Published materials

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Explain the applications of GIS in various activities like, agriculture, defence, mapping, urban development etc.

(2) Initiates and guides class discussions on the problems military against the implementation in Nigeria.

(3) Summaries the highlights of the lesson on the board

LEARNER’S ACTIVITIES

(1) Listen to the teacher, ask and answer questions

(2) Participate in class discussions

(3) Copy notes on the board.

WEEK 8-13

Revision/Revision

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