SS2 Geography Scheme of Work for First Term

SS2 Geography Scheme of Work for First Term

The table below is the SS2 Geography Scheme of Work for First Term

Developed by the

Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC)

Sub – Theme
THE EARTH &
THE SOLAR SYSTEM
S/NTopic(s)Content
1(a).Earth’s External
Processes and
Landform
Development


Action of
Running Water
i. Water as an energy
system:
– Slope or gradient
– Shape of valley
– Volume of water
– Size of materials
carried

ii. Processes of
river erosion:
– corrosion
– attrition
– hydraulic action

iii. Transportation
processes:
– suspension
– saltation
– solution

iv. Erosional features
of rivers:
– Gorges
– -V-shaped valleys
– River capture
– Waterfall
– Cliff
– Meanders
– Rapids and cataracts

v. Depositional features:
– Ox-bow lake
– Food plains
– Delta
1(b).Action of
Winds
i. Processes of wind
erosion:
– Abrasion
– Attrition
– Deflation

ii. Features and Modes
of Formation of:
– inselbergs
– Rock pedestal
– Zeugen
– Yardang
– Messa and butte,
etc.

iii. Features and Modes
of Formation of:
– Barchans
– Loess
– Self dunes,
etc.

3. Importance of Good Family
Reputation

– Good name

– Respect from other members
of the community, etc.
1(c). Glacial Actioni. Glacial features in highland
areas:
– Cirque
– Aretes
– Tarn, etc.

ii. Glacial features in Lowland
areas:
– Roche mountains
– Craig and tail,
etc

iii. Economic Importance of
Glacial features.
1(d).Action of
Waves
i. Waves/Tide/Currents
(definition & characteristics)

ii. Erosional processes
– corrosion
– attrition
– solution
– Hydraulic action

iii. Erosional features:
– Cape
-Bay
-Cliff
-Caves
-Stack,
etc

iv. Coastal Deposition:
– Beaches
– Spit
– Bar
– Marine dunes
Sub – Theme
ENVIRONMENT &
ITS RESOURCES
2.Climate IIi. Climatic Factors:
– Latitude
– Altitude and
relief
– Planetary wind and
pressure
– Distance from thee
sea
– Ocean currents
etc

ii. Climatic Types:
– Hot
– Temperate
– Cold
– Desert, etc

iii. Characteristics:
– Temperature
– Rainfall, etc

iv. Geographic
distribution
3.Climatic
Classification
i. Greek classification:
– Tropical (Torrid)
– Temperate (mid –
latitude)
– Polar (frigid)

ii. Koppen’s classification
– Major categories of:-
A – Tropical
B – Dry climate
C – Humid Meso-thermal
D – Humid Micro-thermal
E – Polar climates
sub-categories of:-
A – AF, AM and AW
B – BS and BW
C – CW, CS, and CF
D – DF AND DW
E – ET AND EF

iii. Interpretation and
characteristics of the
sub-categories

iv. Geographical
distribution

v. Advantages and
disadvantages of the
classification types

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