SCHEME OF WORK FOR AUTUMN TERME WEEK 1: Introduction to Home Economics, Areas of Home Economics and Relationship of Home Economics to other subject
WEEK 2: Home Economics and National development, career opportunity in Home Economics and importance of Home Economics to individual, family and nation
WEEK 3: The human body: structure of Hair
WEEK 4: The human body: structure and parts of the Eye, Nose and Ear
WEEK 5: The human body: structure and functions of the skin
WEEK 6: The human body: structure of the teeth, hand and toe
WEEK 7: MID TERM
WEEK 8- 9 : Healthy feeding habits
WEEK 10: Healthy feeding and eating practice
WEEK 11 : Revision
WEEEK 12: Examination
WEEK 1 TOPIC: MEANING OF HOME ECONOMICS Home Economics is a broad and art subject that deals with the individual family and community. It provides needed knowledge for an individual family and community toward the achievement of a better family and community.
AREAS OF HOME ECONOMICS Home Economics is made up of many areas. These areas can be grouped into seven major areas;
Food and Nutrition: This deals with the study of food and nutrients. It includes food processing, preservation and preparation.