# GEOGRAGHY SS 2 SECOND TERM

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GEOGRAGHY

SS 2 SECOND TERM

GEOGRAGHY

SS 2 THIRD TERM
 WEEK TOPIC / CONTENT ACTITIVIES 1 Map Reading Direction and bearing: The major cardinal points(true/magnetic north and magnetic variations) Compass direction Angular bearings Teacher : - Explains the use of angular bearings and compass bearings - Leads students to locate the major cardinal points - Guides students to solve problems using examples from topographical maps Students : - Draw diagrams showing major cardinal points and their bearings - Determine the directions and bearings from topographical maps Instructional Materials : Topographical maps, Atlas, Plans, Compass. 2 Representation of Relief Forms : Conventional signs and symbols. Physical features (relief); valleys, spur pass, knoll and hill. Physical features (relief); escarpment, plateau, dissected plateau, ridge, cliff etc Teacher : - Uses maps, models, sketches on the board to help students to recognize relief features on maps - Uses sand trays and ashes to demonstrate formation of contour lines Students : - observe topographical maps to identify sets of physical features - Constant topographical maps by using contour lines to represent relief in their discrete forms Instructional Materials: Maps, atlas, models, Rulers, colours, sand, ashes, trays 3 Methods of representing Relief Contour and hills shading Relief colouring, spot heights, hachures Bench marks, boundary pillars, trigonometrical stations etc Teacher : - Guide discussions on methods of representing relief features on maps. 4 World population Definition, size and distribution patterns Density (meaning, calculation, merits and demerits of high and low population densities and world population structure Factors affecting population distribution (climate relief, water, minerals etc Teacher : - Uses maps, diagrams, pictures, documentary films etc to guide students to discuss world population with respect to size, density structure and distributions patterns - Guide class discussions on influence of climate, relief, soil, water etc on population density and distribution - Leads students to make sketches of world population distribution on a map. Students : - Draw sketch maps showing distribution of world’s population - Watch films on population distribution. Resources; population maps, sketches and diagrams, GIS maps on population. 5 World Population Cont. Reason for rapid growth of world population Migration; meaning and types of migration Factors responsible for migration, merit and demerits of migration 6 Settlement Meaning and types of settlement (urban and rural settlements; population, economy, administration etc Factors of settlement (soil, weather, topography etc) Teacher : - Guide students discussion of ; - Settlement types - Characteristics of urban and rural settlements - Factors of settlement location - Settlement patterns and their developmental factors. - Uses maps and sketches to help students identify human settlements - Takes students on field work to observe human settlements patterns in the locality. Student : - Read topographical maps and identify human settlements on the map - Draw sketch diagrams showing settlement patterns in their locality - Participate in field work and write reports 7 Settlement Cont. Settlement patterns; dispersed, linear, isolated etc Factors that aid the development of each patterns Classification of settlement according to size 8 Settlement cont. Classifications according to functions Differences between urban and rural settlements Settlement interactions; types of interactions(commercial, cultural, administrative etc) 9 Settlement cont. Interaction patterns within settlement urban-rural and rural-urban Urban-urban and rural-rural etc Functions of settlement Instructional materials: Top-maps, Aerial photographs of human settlements, satellite images, diagrams and sketches. 10 Geo-Political issues (Land Reclamation) Meaning of land reclamation and methods: Afforestation, construction of barriers, erosion control etc Methods of land reclamation: Sand, fillings, constructions of drainage, erosion control etc Importance of land reclamation Teacher : - Guide students discussions on; - Methods of Land reclamation - Importance of land reclamation - Uses photographs of reclamation sites to explain the concept of land reclamation - Take students on field work to land reclamation sites Students: - Participate in field work and write reports - Carry out community development project on land reclamation Instructional Materials : - Photographs, Documentary, films, Diagrams and sketches 11 Geographic Information System (GIS) Data Data sources: Land survey and remote sensing Data sources; map digitalization and scanning Data sources: field investigation and tabler data etc Teacher : - Explains GIS data sources - Takes students on field work to collect geographic data using various methods - Supervises students on field work Students : Participate in a guided field work Instructional Materials GPS, Satellite images, Maps 12 Revision and Examination

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SS 2 SECOND TERM