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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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The main environmental effects of deforestation and forest degradation include;

1. Exposure of land surface to erosion agents.

2. Specie extinction/reduction of wildlife.  

3. Habitat destruction especially arboreal habitat.

4. Leads to loss of forest resources.

5. Loss of shade provided by trees.

6. Depletion of the ozone layer causing greenhouse effects because of CO2 concentration.

7. Global warming as a result of Carbon (IV) Oxide concentration. 

8. Intense evaporation due to exposure of soil thereby lowering the water table. 

9. Deforestation leads to flooding and erosion.

10. Loss of forest raw materials for export leads to economic loss.

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