JSS1 Basic Technology Scheme of Work for First Term

JSS1 Basic Technology Scheme of Work

The table below is the JSS1 Basic Technology Scheme of Work for First Term

Developed by the

Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC)

Sub – Theme
UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY
S/NTopic(s)Content
1Understanding Technology

– Definition and Types of Technology
– Technology-related professions
– Importance of Technology
– Importance of technological literacy

Teacher: 

– Explains that technology is universal
– Illustrates that both males and females
should study technology
Sub – Theme
SAFETY
2Safety Guidelines
– Definition of Safety guidelines
– Safety guidelines for pedestrians
– Facilities for Pedestrian Safety
– Safety guidelines for cyclists/motorists

Teacher: 

– Enumerate Safety guidelines for pedestrians
– Demonstrate safety guidelines for road crossing
– Explain Safety guidelines for cyclists/motorists
3.Workshop Safety
– Causes of workshop accidents
– Types of workshop accidents
– Workshop safety devices

Teacher: 

– Explain causes of workshop safety
– Group discussion on types of accidents
that occur in workshop places
– Trip to the workshop to observe some
safety devices.
4.Workshop Safety
– Workshop Safety Rules & Regulations

Teacher: 

– Explain safety rules and regulations
5.Workshop Safety
– Accident prevention techniques

Teacher: 

– Demonstrate different ways of
preventing workshop accidents
Sub – Theme
MATERIALS & PROCESSING
6.Properties of
Materials

(a) Wood

– Identification by colour: mahogany, afara,
obeche, opepe, mansonia, etc.
– Classification of hardwood and
softwood.
– Properties

Teacher: 

– Display specimens of various wood types
– Name, label, classify and describe the
properties of wood
7.Properties of
Materials

(b) Metals

– Identification by their physical properties,
e.g lustre, density, sound, malleability,
ductility, etc.
– Classification: ferrous and non – ferrous
with examples.
– Forms e.g. rods, bars, pipes, wires, plates,
sheet, etc.


Teacher: 

– Display specimens of various metals
– Emphasize recognition of metals
– Stress specific use of ferrous and
non-ferrous metals.
8.Properties of
Materials

(c) Ceramics & glass

– Types: bricks, tiles, bottles, cups,
pots, etc.
– Properties: brittle, heat, resistant, etc.


Teacher: 

– Display glass and ceramic products and
describe their properties.
– Emphasize how properties determine
usage

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