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

Developed by the

### Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC)

Content | ||

Sub-theme | ||

INTERACTION OFMATTER, SPACE AND TIME | ||

S/N | Topic(s) | |

1. | Position,distance and displacement | 1. Concept of position and position coordinate 2. Frames of reference |

2. | Vectors | 1. Concept of Vectors 2. Vector representation 3. Addition of vectors 4. Resolution of vectors |

3. | Speed, Velocityand Acceleration | 1. Speed as a vector quantity 2. Velocity and acceleration as vector quantities 3. Concept of resultant velocity using vector representation 4. V – t graphs 5. Instantaneous velocity and acceleration |

4. | Equation of uniformly accelerated motion | Application and interpretation of equations of motion in simple problems |

5. | Equilibrium offorces | 1. Resultant and equilibrant forces 2. Parallel forces 3. Moment of a force (Torque) 4. Centre of gravity and equilibrium 5. Equilibrium of bodies in liquids 6. Archimeded’ principle 7. Law of flotation |

6. | Projectile | 1. Concept of projectile 2. Simple problems involving range, height and time of flight |

7. | Simple Harmonic Motion | 1. Definition of simple harmonic motion 2. Speed and acceleration of simple harmonic motion 3. Period, frequency, and amplitude of simple harmonic motion 4. EnergyEnergy is the ability to do work. Energy exists in several forms such as heat, kinetic or mechanical energy, light, potential energy, and electrical energy. Units of Energy: The SI unit... More of simple harmonic motion 5. Forced vibration and resonance |

Sub-theme | ||

CONSERVATIONPRINCIPLES | ||

8. | Linear Momentum | 1. Momentum and impulse 2. Newton’s Law of motion 3. Conservation of linear motion 4. Collisions 5. Inertia, inertial mass and weight 6. Application of Newton’s Law of Motion |

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