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JSS2: BASIC TECHNOLOGY - 1ST TERM

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  1. Definition of First Aid | Week 1
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    1 Quiz
  2. Rescue Operation | Week 2
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Materials & Their Common Uses (Wood) | Week 3
    6Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Materials & their Common Uses (Metal) | Week 4
    5Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Uses of Common Alloys ( Brass & Bronze) | Week 5 & 6
    8Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Uses of Ceramics And Glass (Contd) | Week 7 & 8
    4Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Uses of Plastics | Week 9
    4Topics
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  8. Uses of Rubber | Week 10
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Ceramics are non-metallic solids made by the action of heat on clay. The temperature needed to transform soft clay into hard ceramic is extremely high.

Firing Process of Making Ceramics
Firing Process of Making Ceramics.

Most building household items are made from ceramics.

These include:

  • Bricks.
  • Blocks.
  • Glass windows.
  • Plaster of Paris (which is used medically for holding broken bones)
  • Pottery – This is the art of using clay to make various objects (clay pots)
  • Cement.
  • Bottles.
  • Tiles.
  • Waterpots.
  • Cooking pots.
  • Serving plates etc.
Ceramic Set
Ceramic Set.

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