Scheme of Work

Biology And Chemistry Scheme Of Work For SS1, SS2, SS3

Biology and Chemistry scheme of work below is prepared for both students in SS 1 – 3 and teachers. This will help teachers to form their lesson note and help students to know the right topics to read for each of the subject.

Biology Scheme of Work SS1 – SS3

SS 1 – FIRST TERM

Organization of Life

  • Recognizing living things
  • Classification of Living Things – Kingdoms: Monere, Protista and Fungi, Plantae and Animalia
  • The cell
  • The Cell and its Environment
  • Some Properties and ‘Functions of the Cell
  • Tissues and Supporting Systems
  • Nutrition in Animals

SSS 1- SECOND TERM

The Organism and Its Environment

  • Basic Ecological Concepts
  • Functioning Ecosystem, Autotrophy and Heterotrophy – Food Webs and Tropic Levels
  • Energy Transformation in Nature
  • Relevance of Biology to Agriculture
  • Micro-organisms around us
  • Micro-organism in action
  • Micro-organism and better health
  • Aquatic habitat (Marine Habitat)
  • Aquatic habitat (Estuarine Habitat)

SSS 1- THIRD TERM

  • The Organism and Its Environment (Cont’d)
  • Aquatic habitat (Fresh Water Habitat)
  • Terrestrial Habitat (Marsh)
  • Terrestrial Habitat (Forest)
  • Terrestrial Habitat (Grassland)
  • Terrestrial Habitat (Arid Lands)
  • Reproduction in Unicellular Organisms and Invertebrates

SSS 2- FIRST TERM

Organization of Life

  • Classification of Plants

The Organism at Work

  • Digestive System
  • Transport System
  • Respiratory System
  • Excretory System

SSS 2- SECOND TERM

The Organism and Its Environment

  • Nutrient Cycling in Nature
  • Ecological Management: Association, Tolerance, Adaptation, Pollution
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Pests and Diseases of Crops

SSS 2- THIRD TERM

Continuity of Life

  • Reproductive Systems in Vertebrates
  • Reproductive Systems in Plants
  • Pollination in Plants

SSS 3 – FIRST TERM

  • Regulation of Internal Environment
  • Nervous Co-ordination
  • Sense Organs
  • Ecology of Population
  • Balance in Nature
  • Reproductive System and Reproduction in Humans

SSS 3- SECOND TERM

  • Development of New Seeds
  • Fruits
  • Reproductive Behaviours
  • Biology of Heredity (Genetics)
  • Variation and Evolution
  • Adaptation for Survival
  • Evolution
  • General Revision…General Revision…General Revision

Chemistry Scheme of Work SS 1 – 3

SSS 1- FIRST TERM

  • Introduction to Chemistry
  • Particulate Nature of Matter
  • Symbols, Formulae and Equations
  • Chemical Combination
  • Gas Laws

SSS 1- SECOND TERM

  • Gas Laws (Cont’d)
  • Standard Separation Techniques for Mixtures
  • Acids, Bases and Salts
  • Water

SSS 1- THIRD TERM

  • Carbon and its Compounds
  • Chemical Industries

SSS 2- FIRST TERM

  • Periodic Table
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Mass, Volume Relationships
  • Acid-Base Reactions
  • Water

Read: JAMB Chemistry Syllabus

SSS 2- SECOND TERM

  • Air
  • Hydrogen
  • Oxygen
  • Halogens
  • Nitrogen
  • Sulphur

SSS 2- THIRD TERM

  • Oxidation-Reduction (Redox) Reactions
  • Ionic Theory
  • Electrolysis
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Alkanols

SSS 3- FIRST TERM

  • Petroleum or Crude Oil
  • Metals and their Compounds
  • Iron
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • Ethical, Legal and Social Issues

SSS 3- SECOND TERM

  • Fats and Oil
  • Soap and Detergents
  • Giant Molecules (Sugars, Starch)
  • Giant Molecules (Proteins)
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

SSS 3- THIRD TERM

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis
  • General Revision…General Revision…General revision

Read: Detailed Physics Scheme of Work ss1-ss3

Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

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