Basic science

JSS1 Basic Science Third Term: Space Travel

Topic: Space Travel Introduction Space is defined as the region of our environment outside the earth’s crust. It consists of three different regions called the troposphere, the stratosphere and the ionosphere. Man had always been curious to discover what actually lies out there in space. It is the need to find out what exists there in [...]

JSS2 Basic Science Third Term: Energy And Appliances In The Home

Introduction Energy lights our cities, powers our vehicles, and runs machinery in factories. It warms and cools our homes, cooks our food, plays our music, and gives us pictures on television. Energy is defined as the ability or the capacity to do work. We use energy to do work and make all movements. When we [...]

Family Health – Personal Cleanliness

Topic: Family Health (Personal Cleanliness) Introduction When we clean our body regularly, we reduce the chances of getting infected by various organisms that thrive in dirty environment. An individual’s health depends on the way and manner in which he or she takes care of himself or herself. If one does not maintain a high level [...]

Basic Science {JSS3}: Skill Acquisition

Basic Science Topic: Skill Acquisition Content - Meaning of Skill Acquisition Reasons for Skill Acquisition Types of Skills Importance of Skill Acquisition Introduction We are living in a very competitive age in which the employers of labour want to hire only the best applicants while the applicant wants to sell his or her services to [...]

Classwork Series {JSS1 – Basic Science}: Immunization

Basic Science JSS 1 Week 10 Topic: Immunization  Introduction Immunization is a proven tool for controlling and eliminating life-threatening infectious diseases and is estimated to avert between 2 and 3 million deaths each year. This is a way by which the spread of diseases is reduced or eradicated. Meaning of Immunization Immunization: refers to the [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Basic Science – JSS1}: Disease Prevention

Basic Science JSS 1 Week 9 Topic: Disease Prevention (Clean Water) Introduction This refers to the ways by which the spread of diseases is reduced or eradicated. It also deals with the strict and careful measures we adopt to ensure healthy living. Water-Borne Diseases Water-borne diseases are those diseases that are spread through water medium. [...]

Basic Science {JSS2}: Uniqueness in Man

Week 7 Topic: Uniqueness in Man Introduction Man is a mammal and belongs to the class called primates. Primates share common features such as: Hair or fur on some parts of their body, Give birth to young ones alive and the young are fed with milk from the mother’s mammary glands They have nails on [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Basic Science – JSS1}: Disease Vectors

Basic Science JSS 1 Week 8 Topic: Disease Vectors Introduction Vectors are animals that transmit diseases from one living thing to another. Their mode of transmission may be feeding, biting, stinging, sucking, etc. The most common vectors include, insects such as mosquitoes, houseflies, tsetse flies, rodents, black flies, fleas, ticks; rodents such as rats; reptiles [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Basic Science – JSS3}: Reproductive Health

Week 1 Topic: Reproductive Health Meaning of Reproductive Health Reproductive health is the ability of people to have a satisfying and safe sex life and the capability to reproduce as well as the freedom to decide if, when and how often to do so. Significance of Reproductive Health Reproductive health is significant because it promotes [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Basic Science – JSS3}: Ethical Issues in Science and Development

Week 7 Topic: Ethical Issues in Science and Development Introduction Over the years science has developed many processes and products which have conferred on the subject the formidable stature it has at the present time. Science could be used productively, such as in the production of food, curing of diseases, earning income for nations and [...]

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