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JSS3: BASIC SCIENCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Family Traits | Week 1
    6Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Environmental Hazards I - Soil Erosion | Week 2
    3Topics
  3. Environmental Hazards I - Flooding | Week 3
    5Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Environmental Hazards II - Bush Burning | Week 4
    4Topics
  5. Environmental Hazards II - Deforestation | Week 5
    4Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Environmental Hazards III - Desertification | Week 6
    4Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Environmental Hazards III - Description of the Ozone Layer and its Location in the Atmosphere | Week 7
    3Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Drug and Substance Abuse | Week 8
    4Topics
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    1 Quiz
  9. Resources from Living Things | Week 9
    4Topics
  10. Resources from Non-Living Things | Week 10
    2Topics
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    1 Quiz
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Bush burning could be accidental, but in most cases, it is a deliberate act by man. Activities that influence bush burning include;

1. Hunting: An act of killing animals either for food or commercial purposes. Bushes are set on fire to make it easy to get the animals in the bush.

Bush Burning
Burning Bush in order to hunt.

2. Farming: Farmers can clear land for farming activities by burning the vegetation on it.

Open agricultural burning
Open agricultural burning.

3. Construction: Land for house construction can also be cleared by burning the vegetation on it.

4. Accident: When people burn debris or are careless when getting rid of their cigarettes, they may eventually cause a bush fire. 

5. Arson: It can also be on purpose, which is called arson.

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