The scheme of work for Agric Science in SS 1 (senior secondary school one) for 2023/2024 academic session is out. Please be informed that this scheme of work has been made available and free for all teachers in secondary schools in Nigeria by schoolings. Agric Science is a subject made compulsory by the ministry of education to be offered by Art, science and commercial students in all junior and senior secondary schools in Nigeria. However, some schools make it an elective subject for Art students.
The first term scheme of work for Agric Science for SS 1 starts with Problems of Agricultural Development in Nigeria/West Africa followed by Solutions to problems of Agricultural Development, then Types of Agriculture is next and Cereal Crop Production. The second term and third term scheme of work follows suits immediately after the first term.
In this article, we will be focusing on the SS 1 scheme of work for Agric Science First term, second term and third term for the current academic session.
Meaning of Agricultural Science
What is Agricultural Science? Agricultural Science can be defined as Agriculture is the growing of both plants and animals for human needs, it includes the cultivation and tillage of soil, dairying, the production, cultivation, growing and harvesting of any agricultural and horticultural commodities, the raising of livestock or poultry, and any practices performed by a farmer on a farm.
The subject teaches and enlightens the people or citizens of the country about the right values, right attitudes and acceptable behaviors in the society they live in. In summary, it is a subject that educates the people about the responsibilities of the government towards the people.
Agric Science if well taught is a very interesting subject that applies to our everyday life affairs. The scheme of work has been well arranged in a progressive order that would make it very easy for students offering the subject to comprehend.
Ideally, the Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 first term, is a continuation from Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 third term. To further emphasize the importance of the subject, the government made it a part of the curriculum for senior secondary school students in science classes despite being a social science subject.
The ministry of Education made it mandatory that all senior secondary schools in Nigeria operate using the same scheme of work whether it is a private secondary school or government owned secondary schools. The ministry of education, in order to align with the demands of WAEC as a body, makes compulsory the submission of the government approved scheme of work for all subjects offered in senior secondary school as parts of the requirements for approving the operation or license to run a private school in Nigeria.
To further emphasize the importance of the subject matter, the scheme of work for Agric Science is a complete guide on all topics under this subject. It is used to ensure that the learning purposes, aims and objectives of the subject meant for that class are successfully achieved.
For example, the scheme of work for Agricultural Science SS 1 (Senior secondary school two) is the same for both private and public secondary schools in Nigeria, that is, the scheme of work for a private school is the same with that of public or government owned secondary schools, principals and teachers in secondary schools in Nigeria are to adhere to the approved scheme of work as mandated by the ministry of education as a move against this could spell sanctions from the ministry of education.
The SS 1 Agric Science scheme of work provided here would go a long way in not just helping the teachers in carefully breaking down the subject, topics and subtopics but also, devise more practical ways of imparting the practical knowledge on the students while being time conscious at the same time in order to meet up with the deadline and start revision early enough.
From our observations, the search for the government approved curriculum or scheme of work for Agric Science in senior secondary school level has been on the rise, reason being that Agric Science is a core subject offered in both Junior and Senior secondary schools in Nigeria. The scheme of work for Agric Science in Senior secondary school two (SS 2) from first term to third term is the same irrespective of whether the school is a public or private secondary school as this brings about uniformity in the educational sector in Nigeria.
This post carries weight because it provides in full, details about the current Agric Science curriculum for SS 1, that is, for complete academic session (1st term, 2nd term and 3rd term), and this includes the government approved scheme of work for all topics and sub-topics for Agric Science for SS 1 first term, second term and third term.
For those interested in starting up a school either in any state within Nigeria, it would be worthy to go through the government approved guidelines for establishing a secondary school in Nigeria as this would guide you through the process and give you first hand information on all requirements that must be put in place before your school can be approved or termed Government Approved.
Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 first term cover topics and sub topics on Problems of Agricultural Development in Nigeria/West Africa, Solutions to problems of Agricultural Development, Types of Agriculture, Cereal Crop Production. Kindly scroll down to access the full scheme of work for SS 1 Agric Science towards the end of the post.
Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 2nd term cover topics on Fruit Crop Production, Beverage Crop Production, Oil Crop Production. The complete curriculum for Agric Science SS 1 third term has also been provided in a listed format below.
Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 3rd term cover topics and sub topics on Process of Egg Formation in a Hen, Structure of a Fertile Egg, Incubation, Systems of Livestock Management: Ruminants and other topics as seen below when you scroll down.
Please note that the full scheme of work for Agric Science In SS 1 (1st term to 3rd term) provided here are the currently approved scheme of work by the Federal ministry of education and it is applicable to all Senior secondary schools in Nigeria irrespective of whether it is private or public secondary school, so you can trust the source of the information.
What You Stand To Gain From This Post
- You will have in your possession, Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 (1st term)
- The approved Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 (2nd term)
- The government approved Agric Science scheme of work for SS 1 (3rd term)
Agric Science Scheme of Work For SS 1 (1st Term 2nd Term and 3rd Term)
AGRIC SCIENCE SCHEME OF WORK FOR SS 1 FIRST TERM
- Problems of Agricultural Development in Nigeria/West Africa
- Solutions to problems of Agricultural Development
- Types of Agriculture
- Cereal Crop Production
- Leguminous Crop Production
- Tuber Crop Production
- Vegetable Crop Production
AGRIC SCIENCE SCHEME OF WORK FOR SS 1 SECOND TERM
- Fruit Crop Production
- Beverage Crop Production
- Oil Crop Production
- Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals
- Reproductive system of Farm Animals: Male and Female
AGRIC SCIENCE SCHEME OF WORK FOR SS 1 FIRST TERM
- Process of Egg Formation in a Hen
- Structure of a Fertile Egg
- Systems of Livestock Management: Ruminants
- Systems of Livestock Management: Non – Ruminants
The above as you can see is the scheme of work for Agricultural science for SS 1 for all the terms which includes first term, second term and third term. You can ask your questions or give your opinion as regards the subject matter via the comment section below.