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Detailed SS1, SS2, SS3 Physics Scheme of Work

For students who are searching for the Physics scheme of work for SS1, SS2, and SS3, I have listed all the courses you will be taught for first term, second term, and third term in your different Senior Secondary Schools.

physics scheme of work

 

SS1 Physics Scheme of Work

  1. Fundamental and derived quantities and unites
  2. Time:- position, distance and displacement

– position, distance and displacement

  1. Motion
  • Types of motion
  • Methods/ways of reducing friction
  1. Speed and velocity
  • Types of speed
  • Graphs
  1. Rectilinear acceleration:
  • Types of acceleration
  • Work, Energy and power
  1. Scalars and vectors
  1. Heat energy
  • Kinetic energy explanation of expansion
  • Conduction, convection and radiation using kinetic energy
  1. Electric charges
  • Production of charges
  • Types of charges
  • Distribution of charges
  1. Description and property of field
  • Types of fields
  1. Gravitational field
  • Concepts of acceleration
  1. Electric field
  • Electric current
  • Electrical power
  1. Particulate nature of matter
  • X-ray diffraction
  • The atomic structure
  • Kinetic theory of matter
  • Structure of simple crystal
  1. Fluids at rest and in motion
  • Effects of surface tension
  • Viscosity
  1. Units of measurement
  2. Solar collector
  • Constructing a solar panel
  • Application of solar technology
  1. Electrical continuity testing
  • Work energy and power (II)
  • Energy transformation in mechanical system

 

SS2 Physics Scheme of work

  1. INTERACTION OF MATTER, SPACE AND TIME
  • Objectives
  • Position, distance and displacement
  1. VECTORS
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Addition and subtraction
  • Resolution of vectors
  • Resultant of more than two vectors
  • Evaluation
  1. SPEED, VELOCITY AND ACCELERATION
  • Objectives
  • Introduction
  • Speed
  • Velocity
  • Acceleration
  • Distance time graph
  • Velocity time graph
  • Difference between velocity and speed
  • Displacement time graph
  1. EQUATIONS OF UNIFORMLY ACCELERATED MOTION
  • Newton’s equations of motion
  1. EQUILIBRUM OF FORCES
  • Moment of force
  • Equilibrium and principles of moment
  • Centre of gravity
  • Equilibrium of bodies in fluid
  • Archimede’s principle
  • The hydrometer
  1. PROJECTILE
  • Time of flight, maximum height, horizontal range of projectile
  1. SIMPLE HARMONIC MOTION
  • Speed and acceleration of a simple harmonic motion
  • Relationship between angular acceleration and linear acceleration.
  • Force vibration and resonance
  1. LINEAR MOMENTUM
  • Newton’s laws of motion
  • Law of conversion of momentum
  • Elastic and inelastic collision
  1. MECHANICAL ENERGY
  • Work
  • Energy: mechanical energy, conversion of mechanical energy(potential energy, kinetic energy).
  • Machine
  1. HEAT AND TEMPERATURE
  • Molecules explanation of temperature
  • Measurement of temperature
  • Scale of temperature
  • Types of thermometer
  • Construction and graduation of liquid in glass thermometer
  • Thermometric thermometer
  • Molecular explanation of thermometer
  1. MEASUREMENT OF HEAT ENERGY
  • Heat capacity and specific heat capacity
  • Change of state
  • Melting and freezing points
  • The refridgerator
  • Humidity
  1. GAS LAW
  • Gaseous expansion
  • Boyles law
  • Charles law
  • Pressure law
  • Ideal gas equation(general gas equation)
  • Kinetic theory and its explanation of gas laws
  • Measurement of gas pressure
  1. Production and propagation of waves
  • Types of waves
  • Wave motion
  • General representation of a wave
  • Terms used in describing a wave and the relation between them
  1. TYPES OF WAVES
  • General wave equation
  • Wave front
  1. PROPERTIES OF WAVES
  • Characteristic properties of wave
  1. LIGHT WAVES
  • Light energy
  • Type of rays
  • Types of object
  • Rectilinear propagation of light
  • The impact of rectilinear propagation of light
  • The pin-hole camera
  • Reflection of light from the plan surface
  • Formation of an image on a plan mirror
  1. SOUND WAVES
  • The nature and production of sound waves
  • Speed of sound waves
  • Echoes
  • Beats
  • Musical sounds and their characteristics
  • Force vibration
  • Determination of the speed of sound in air using a resonance tube
  • Modes of vibration of a stretched string(the Sonometre)

 

  1. THE MOLECULAR THEORY
  • Atom
  • Diffusion
  1. APPLICATION OF MUSICAL INSTRUEMTS
  • Musical instruments
  1. APPLICATION OF LENSES AND PLANE MIRROR
  • Types of lensed
  • Some basic terms associated with lens
  • Power of the lens
  • Simple microscope or magnifying glass
  • The human eye
  • The camera

 

SS3 Physics Scheme of Work

  1. ENERGY AND SOCIETY
  • concepts of energy
  • forms of energy
  • sources of energy
  • uses of energy
  • energy and development
  • environmental effects of energy use
  1. CONVERSION OF ENERGY
  • Energy transformation
  • Forms of energy
  1. PROPERTIES OF WAVES
  • Properties of waves
  • Propagation
  1. ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
  • Types of waves
  • Types of radiation
  • Uses of electromagnetic waves
  1. ENERGY QUANTIZATION
  • Atomic energy level
  • Atomic spectra, colour and light frequency
  • Einsteins photo-electric equation
  • X-rays
  1. ELECTRIC FIELD
  • Cell
  • Galvanometer conversions
  • Resistivity and conductivity
  • The principle of a potentiometer
  1. CONDUCTION THROUGH LIQUID AND GAS
  • Conduction through liquid
  1. ELECTRIC FIELD
  1. NUCLEAR PHYSICS
  • Radioactivity
  • Detection of radiation
  • Radioactive decay
  1. SIMPLE ALTERNATING(current circuit)
  • Alternating current
  • Summary
  1. BASIC ELECTRONICS
  • Electron and hole movement
  • Reserve blazed
  1. TYPES OF WAVES
  • General wave equation
  • Wave front

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Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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