Geography Form 1 Syllabus

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Geography is the study of places and the relationship between people and their environment. Geographers explore both the physical properties of the Earth’s surface and the human societies spread across it.In the context of dynamic and changing world, it is very crucial to study Geography so as to be able to achieve sustainable human development.

Geography Form 1 Syllabus
  1. Concept Of Geography Syllabus
    1. Meaning of Geography Phenomena Syllabus
      1. Define the term geography Syllabus
      2. Inter-relationship between different geographical phenomena Syllabus
      3. Name the Components of the Solar System Syllabus
      4. Describe the importance of the components of solar system Syllabus
    2. The Sun Syllabus
      1. State the dimension of the sun in relation to other space bodies Syllabus
      2. Describe the characteristics of the sun Syllabus
    3. Solar Energy Syllabus
      1. Define the term solar energy Syllabus
      2. Suggest different uses of solar energy Syllabus
      3. Explain how the use of solar energy promotes environmental conservation Syllabus
      4. Explain how solar energy may contribute to emancipation of women Syllabus
    4. The Planets Syllabus
      1. Locate the planets in the solar system Syllabus
      2. Show relative distance of planets from the earth Syllabus
    5. Other bodies in the Solar System Syllabus
      1. Describe the characteristics of comets, asteroids, meteors and satellites Syllabus
      2. Narrate local incidents linked to meteorites Syllabus
    6. The Earth Syllabus
      1. Describe the shape of the earth and its evidence Syllabus
    7. Earth’s Movements Syllabus
      1. Describe the types of earth’s movements Syllabus
      2. Describe the term rotation Syllabus
      3. Give evidence to prove that the earth rotates Syllabus
      4. Explain the significances of earth’s rotation Syllabus
      5. Define the term revolution Syllabus
      6. Explain the process of revolution Syllabus
      7. Describe the result of the earth’s revolution around the sun Syllabus
    8. The Importance of the Parallels and Meridians Syllabus
      1. Define the parallels and meridians Syllabus
      2. Describe how latitudes and longitudes are determined Syllabus
      3. Explain the importance of a great circle Syllabus
      4. Discuss the importance of parallels and meridians Syllabus
      5. Calculate local time Syllabus
      6. Define time and time zone Syllabus
      7. Explain the essence of time and time zone Syllabus
      8. Explain variation of standard time in a single country Syllabus
      9. Define International Date Line Syllabus
      10. Locate International Date Line Syllabus
  2. Major Features Of The Earth’s Surface Syllabus
    1. Continents Syllabus
      1. Explain the meaning of a continent Syllabus
      2. Identify the major features of the continent Syllabus
    2. Water Bodies Syllabus
      1. Define a water body Syllabus
      2. Identify the oceans and other water bodies Syllabus
      3. Describe the features of the ocean floor Syllabus
      4. Draw the map to show the distribution of continents and water bodies Syllabus
  3. Weather Syllabus
    1. Concept of Weather Syllabus
      1. Define weather Syllabus
      2. Describe the importance of weather Syllabus
      3. Show the relationship between weather and humans occupations Syllabus
    2. Elements of Weather Syllabus
      1. Name elements of weather Syllabus
      2. Explain the importance of each element Syllabus
    3. Weather Station Syllabus
      1. Define weather station Syllabus
      2. Explain how to establish elements of weather Syllabus
      3. Describe characteristics of a Stevenson screen Syllabus
      4. Describe the characteristics and functions of instruments used to measure the elements of weather Syllabus
      5. Measure and record elements of weather Syllabus
      6. Describe the meaning of weather forecasting and how it is done Syllabus
  4. Climate Syllabus
    1. Concept of Climate Syllabus
      1. Define the concept of climate Syllabus
    2. Weather and Climate Syllabus
      1. Differentiate between weather and climate Syllabus
    3. Impact of Climate Syllabus
      1. Relate climate to human activities Syllabus
  5. Map Work Syllabus
    1. The Concept of a Map Syllabus
      1. Define the concept of a map Syllabus
    2. Components of a Map Syllabus
      1. List all the components of a map Syllabus
      2. Define scale and identify different ways used in representing a scale Syllabus
      3. Distinguish and explain signs from symbols Syllabus
    3. Quantitative Information on Maps Syllabus
      1. Measure the distance on the map and convert to the actual ground by using scale Syllabus
      2. Calculate areas of regular and irregular figures Syllabus
      3. Identify location of position Syllabus
      4. Find direction and bearing of object on maps Syllabus
    4. Uses of Maps Syllabus
      1. Describe different uses of maps Syllabus

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