Secondary School Lesson Notes and Scheme of Work

SS1 First Term Agricultural Science Lesson Note and Scheme of Work

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SS1 First Term Agricultural Science Lesson Note and Scheme of Work


Week 1-2: Introduction to Agricultural Science


Lesson Note: Discuss the importance of agricultural science, basic concepts, and its role in society.

Scheme of Work: Introduce topics such as types of farming, agricultural tools, and their uses.

Activities: Field trip to a local farm, hands-on demonstration of common farming tools.

Week 3-4: Soil and Soil Management


Lesson Note: Cover soil formation, composition, and properties. Discuss soil conservation techniques.

Scheme of Work: Explore soil erosion, soil fertility, and types of soil.

Activities: Soil testing experiment, practical demonstration of soil conservation methods.

Week 5-6: Crop Production


Lesson Note: Teach principles of crop production, crop rotation, and importance of plant spacing.

Scheme of Work: Discuss major crops, their cultivation, and harvesting methods.

Activities: Planting a small crop garden, observing and recording crop growth.

Week 7-8: Animal Husbandry


Lesson Note: Introduce principles of animal husbandry, breeds of livestock, and their management.

Scheme of Work: Cover topics like feeding, housing, and healthcare for animals.

Activities: Visit to a local livestock farm, practical demonstration of animal care.

Week 9-10: Pest and Disease Control


Lesson Note: Discuss common pests and diseases affecting crops and livestock.

Scheme of Work: Explore preventive and control measures for pests and diseases.

Activities: Field observation of pest-infested crops, discussion on disease management.

Week 11: Revision Week


Lesson Note: Review key concepts covered in previous weeks.

Scheme of Work: Conduct practice quizzes, group discussions, and clarification of doubts.

Activities: Group revision sessions, peer-teaching, and Q&A sessions.

Week 12: Examination Week


Lesson Note: Prepare students for the end-of-term examination.

Scheme of Work: Provide sample exam questions, focus on examinable topics.

Activities: Mock exams, question and answer sessions, individual study time.

Week 13: School Dismissal Week


Lesson Note: Summarize key learnings and provide a recap of the term.

Scheme of Work: Conduct a brief review of the entire term’s content.

Activities: Award ceremony for outstanding students, distribution of report cards, and farewell messages.

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