SS1 Geography Scheme of Work for First, Second and Third Term: These lesson notes cover the following topics.
1 Introduction to Geography: Meaning, Nature, Scope and Value of Geography.
2 The Solar System: The Universe, The Planets, The Earth.
3 The Earth as a Planet; Shape and Size of the Earth, Proof of the Earth’s
Sphericity. The Movement of the Earth: Rotation & Revolution.
4 Latitude and Longitude: Definition, Uses, Similarities & Differences, Great and
5 Latitude and Longitude: Standard Time Zone, Calculation of Distances, Local
Time, International Date Line (IDL).
6 The Structure of the Earth: The Outer Zone.
7 The Structure of the Earth: The Interior Zone.
8 Rocks of the Earth: Types and Characteristics.
9 Basic Concept of Geographic Information System (GIS).
10 Major Land Form Features: Types of Land Forms, Mountain.
• Essential Geography for Senior Secondary Schools by O.A. Iwena.
1 REVISION / MOUNTAINS
3 – 4 LOWLAND (PLAINS)
5 THE ENVIRONMENT
6 – 7 WEATHER AND CLIMATE
8 COMPONENTS OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
9 INTRODUCTION TO MAP READING: DEFINITION, TYPES
OF MAP, AND SCALE
10 MAP DISTANCES (CONVERSION, DIRECTION AND BEARING)
Essential Geography for Senior Secondary Schools, O.A. Iwena.
1-2 Nigeria: Location, Position and Size
3 Nigeria: Physical: Relief and Drainage,
4 Nigeria: Climate
5 Nigeria: Vegetation and Soils
6 Nigeria: Transportation and Industries
7 Nigeria: Population
8 Nigeria: Agriculture
9 Nigeria: Mineral Resources
10 Nigeria: Power Resources
Essential Geography for Senior Secondary Schools by O.A. Iwena