SS1 Chemistry Scheme of Work for First Term

SS1 Chemistry Scheme of Work for First Term

The table below is the SS1 Chemistry Scheme of Work for First Term

Developed by the

Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC)

Sub – Theme
THE CHEMICAL
WORLD
S/NTopic(s)Content
1Chemical
Industries
1. Types of chemical
industries.

2. Importance to the
individual.

– to the nation

3. Excursion to
chemical industries.
2.Introduction
to Chemistry
1. Meaning of Chemistry.

2. Chemistry prospects
ties to chemistry.

3. Application (hospital,
military, teaching, chemical
and petrochemical industries,
space science, agriculture, etc.

4. Adverse effects of chemicals,
drug abuse, poisoning, corrosion
pollution.

5. Scientific method.
3.Particulate
Nature of
Matter
1. Physical and chemical changes.

2. Atoms and molecules.

3. Dalton’s Atomic Theory.

4. Constituents of Atoms, protons,
neutrons and electrons.

5. Arrangement of electrons around
the nucleus.

6. Atomic number, mass number and
isotopy.

7. Relative atomic masses based
on C-14 isotope.
4.Symbols,
Formulae
and
Equations
1. Chemical symbols of elements
and their valencies.

2. Empirical and molecular
formulae.

3. Law of conservation of matter.

4. Law of constant composition.

5. Law of multiple proportions

6. Chemical equations.
5.Chemical
Combination
1. Periodic table
(first 20 elements only)

2. Electronic configuration of
atoms.

3. Types of bonds.

a. strong bonds e.g electrovalent
(ionic), covalent, coordinate covalent
(Dative bonds); metallic bonds

b. Weak bonds e.g. hydrogen bond,
van-der Waals forces.

4. Systems of naming compounds.
– conventional
– IUPAC

*Any of these 2 naming systems is
acceptable at this level.

5. States of matter:
-Solid
-Liquid
– Gaseous state

6. The Kinetic theory and its
applications

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