Secondary School Lesson Notes and Scheme of Work

Jss1 First Term Agricultural Science Lesson Note and Scheme of Work

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Jss1 First Term Agricultural Science Lesson Note and Scheme of Work


JSS1 First Term Agricultural Science Lesson Note and Scheme of Work:


Week 1-3: Introduction to Agricultural Science

Week 1:


Introduction to Agricultural Science.

Importance of Agriculture.

Basic agricultural terms.

Classroom discussion on various types of farming.

Week 2:


Agricultural practices in ancient civilizations.

Overview of modern agricultural practices.

Field trip to a local farm.

Discussing the role of agriculture in the community.

Week 3:


Types of soils and their characteristics.

Soil preparation techniques.

Practical session on soil testing.

Group project: Presentations on different soil types.

Week 4-6: Crop Production

Week 4:


Introduction to crop production.

Major crops and their uses.

Planting techniques.

Classroom experiment: Germination of seeds.

Week 5:


Crop maintenance practices.

Importance of crop rotation.

Guest speaker: Local farmer sharing experiences.

Group project: Creating a mini vegetable garden.

Week 6:


Pests and diseases affecting crops.

Methods of pest control.

Field trip to observe pest control measures in a farm.

Classroom discussion on sustainable farming practices.

Week 7-9: Animal Husbandry

Week 7:


Introduction to animal husbandry.

Various livestock animals and their characteristics.

Importance of animal care.

Practical session: Feeding and handling farm animals.

Week 8:


Breeds of livestock.

Animal health and disease prevention.

Guest speaker: Local veterinarian.

Group project: Creating a poster on animal welfare.

Week 9:


Livestock management practices.

Artificial insemination and its benefits.

Classroom discussion on ethical treatment of animals.

Field trip to a local dairy farm.

Week 10: Agricultural Economics

Week 10:

Basics of agricultural economics.

Importance of agriculture in the economy.

Classroom discussion on sustainable farming practices.

Group project: Research on local agricultural markets.

Week 11: Revision Week

Week 12: Examination Week

Week 12:

Comprehensive review of the term’s topics.

Practice examinations.

Exam preparation tips.

Examination week activities.

Week 13: School Dismissal Week

Week 13:

Recap of the term’s highlights.

Distribution of report cards.

Setting goals for the next term.

Farewell activities.

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