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JSS1: BASIC SCIENCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Introduction to Science | Week 1
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Family Health | Week 2
    6 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Family Health (Sanitation) | Week 3
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Family Health (Nutrition) | Week 4
    8 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Drug and Substance Abuse | Week 5
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Environmental Pollution: Air Pollution | Week 6
    3 Topics
  7. Soil pollution | Week 7
    2 Topics
  8. Water Pollution | Week 8
    4 Topics
    |
    1 Quiz



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Sanitation is the process of keeping places clean and healthy, especially by providing a sewage system and a clean water supply.

Environmental Sanitation:

Environmental sanitation is the process (Art and Science) of keeping our environment clean, by removing waste matter of all kinds from our environment.

Importance of Environmental Sanitation:

1. It makes the environment habitable for living.

2. It helps in maintaining a clean and healthy environment.

3. Pollution prevention.

4. Promotes human health.

5. It makes our environment free of objects that can cause accidents.

6. It reduces the number of disease-causing organisms.

Environmental Sanitation
Waste management is important in maintaining a clean environment.

Characteristics of a Healthy Environment:

A healthy environment is a result of environmental sanitation. The following are the characteristics of a healthy environment;

1. It is very neat.

2. Has a safe and good water supply.

3. Has fresh air and is well ventilated.

4. Does not have an unpleasant odour.

5. Free of objects that can cause accidents.

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