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Classwork Series and Exercises {Home Economics – JSS1}: COSMETIC PRODUCTION/ HOUSEHOLD CRAFTS

Home Economics JSS1 Week 3 Topic: COSMETIC PRODUCTION/ HOUSEHOLD CRAFTS  Contents: What are Cosmetics? Uses of Pomade A. WHAT ARE COSMETICS? Cosmetics are product which is applied in different part of the body to improve the natural features in us. They include pomade, deodorant, powder, lips sticks, creams. Cosmetics (also known as makeup or make-up) are care [...]

Home Economics – PUBERTY, PERSONAL HYGIENE AND ADOLESCENCE

Home Economics JSS1 Week 5 Topic: PUBERTY, PERSONAL HYGIENE AND ADOLESCENCE Contents:  What is Puberty? Menstruation Body Odour Special Needs and Challenges of Adolescents INTRODUCTION At about ten to fourteen years of age, different changes take place in the body of both boys and girls. These changes are signs of puberty. A. WHAT IS PUBERTY? Puberty is [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Home Economics – JSS1}: Family Conflicts

Home Economics JSS1 Week 9 Topic: FAMILY CONFLICTS Contents: What is Conflict? Ways of Resolving Conflicts A. WHAT IS CONFLICT? A conflict is a struggle between two or more people who disagree. A family conflict is a struggle between two or more family members who disagree over issues. CAUSES OF CONFLICTS IN FAMILIES Situational Causes: Any [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Home Economics – JSS1}: Human Rights and Violation

Home Economics JSS1 Week 8 Topic: HUMAN RIGHT AND VIOLATION Contents: Human Right Hints to Note about Rights of the Child Basic Principles of Child Rights A. HUMAN RIGHT A right is a statement showing a nature due, moral claim and legal entitlement. Right can also be called freedoms and benefits that are guaranteed to people by [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Home Economics – JSS1}: THE IMPACT OF FAMILY VALUES ON LIFESTYLE

Topic: THE IMPACT OF FAMILY VALUES ON LIFESTYLE Contents: What is Value? Importance of Values or Value System Factors that Influences Values A. WHAT IS VALUE?  Value is the worth placed on item, Values are beliefs, feelings or ideas of what is important, desirable and good. Lifestyle is the particular way of life of a person, family [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Home Economics}: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Home Economics JSS1 Week 6 Topic: SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES Contents: Sexually Transmitted Diseases Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Self Medication A. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Venereal Diseases are  illnesses spread from one person to another through sexual contact. TYPES OF SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES 1. Gonorrhea - Is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhea. Symptoms includes Itching [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Home Economics – JSS1}: SIMPLE SEWING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

Home Economics JSS1 Week 1 Topic: SIMPLE SEWING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT Contents: Simple Sewing tools Types of Needles Guidelines for Choosing Sewing tools and Equipment A. SIMPLE SEWING TOOLS  These are certain pieces of equipment that you require for sewing. These various simple sewing tools and equipment can be grouped according to their uses. Tools and equipment [...]