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Geography
Form 1 2021
TERM II
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REVISION OF END TERM I EXAM

2 3
THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM.
The shape of the earth.
The rotation of the earth on its axis.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Outline proofs that the earth is spherical.
Explain effects of rotation of the earth on its axis.
Brief discussion & illustrations.
Brainstorming, oral questions and brief discussion on rotational movement of the earth and its effects.
Chart: mathematical data for planet earth.
The globe.
KLB BK I
Pg 13-15
3 1
THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM.
Local time.
Time zones and the International Date Line.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Calculate local time using longitudes.
Calculate the longitude of a place using local time.
Explain the importance of the concept time zone.
Explain the effects of crossing the International date line on time zones.
Q/A: review the terms local time, GMT and direction of rotation of the earth.
Work through examples.
Supervised practice.
Written assignment.
Locate I.D.L. on the globe;
Brief discussion with probing questions.
The globe.
KLB BK I
Pg 18
3 2
THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM.
The revolution of the earth round the sun.
Eclipses.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Describe effects of revolution of the earth round the sun.
Explain occurrence of eclipses.
Differentiate between eclipse of the sun and eclipse of the moon.
Exposition & detailed discussion on revolutionary movement of the earth.
Probing questions;
Drawing illustrative diagrams.
Brief discussion.
Charts-
Solar eclipse,
Annular solar eclipse,
Lunar eclipse.
KLB BK I
Pg 19
3 3
THE EARTH AND THE SOLAR SYSTEM.
The structure of the earth.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Describe internal and external structure of the earth.
Expository and descriptive approaches.
Model of the internal earth structure.
KLB BK I
Pg 22-23
4 1
WEATHER
Definition and elements of weather. Temperature.
Humidity & Precipitation.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Define the term weather.
List down the elements of weather.
Define the term temperature.
Outline factors affecting air temperature.
Differentiate between absolute and relative humidity.
Outline factors affecting humidity.
Identify forms of precipitation.
Brain storming;
Brief discussion.
Exposition;
Probing questions;
Pg 24-25
4 2
WEATHER
Rainfall.
Clouds.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Describe rainfall as a form of precipitation.
Outline types of rainfall.
Identify types of clouds.
Probing questions;
Drawing illustrative diagrams.
Brief discussion.
Exposition and explanations;
KLB BK I
Pg 27-29
4 3
WEATHER
Atmospheric pressure & winds.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Explain factors influencing atmospheric pressure.
Differentiate between anabatic and katabatic winds.
Outline factors influencing wind direction.
Explain the role of wind as a medium of heat and moisture transfer.
Probing questions;
Drawing illustrative diagrams of land and sea breezes;
Exposition of new concepts;
Brief discussion.
KLB BK I
Pg 29-30
5 1
WEATHER
Weather station.
Measuring temperature.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
List down instruments used in a weather station.
Identify factors taken into account when siting a weather station.
Identify thermometric liquids used in thermometers.
Calculate mean daily temperature and diurnal range of temperature given maximum and minimum daily temperatures.
Q/A: definition of the term weather;
Brief discussion on elements of weather;
Oral questions & brief discussion;
Visit a weather station.
Oral questions.
Problem solving.
Six?s Maximum & minimum thermometers.
KLB BK I
Pg 32-33
5 2
WEATHER
Measuring rainfall.
Measuring atmospheric pressure.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Work out calculations related to rainfall.
Draw graphs showing distribution of rainfall.
Identify features of a mercury barometer and the aneroid barometer.
Simple problem solving.
Drawing graphs for monthly annual rainfall.
Expository & descriptive approaches, and oral questions.
Rainfall charts.
KLB BK I
Pg 37
5 3
WEATHER
Wind direction and intensity.
The atmosphere.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Identify instruments used to determine wnd direction and intensity.
Describe the zones of the atmosphere.
Oral questions;
Drawing a wind vane and a wind sock;
Brief discussion.
Expository & descriptive approaches.
KLB BK I
Pg 39
6 1
WEATHER
Weather forecasting.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Outline the importance of weather forecasting to humankind.

Q/A & brief discussion.
KLB BK I
Pg 41-42
6 2
WEATHER
Factors influencing weather.
Fieldwork on weather.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Highlight factors influencing weather.
Observe and record various weather conditions.
Probing questions;
Exposition of new concepts;
Brief discussion.
Fieldwork:
Making observations;
Collecting data;
Conducting interviews;
Taking photographs.
KLB BK I
Pg 45-46
6 3
STATISTICAL METHODS.
Meaning and significance of statistics. Types, nature and sources of statistical data.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:



Define the term statistics.
Explain the significance of statistics in enhancing the study of geography.

Identify types, nature and sources of statistical data.



Q/A & brief discussion.




Exposition of new concepts & discussion.




KLB BK I
Pg 449-50
7 1
STATISTICAL METHODS.
Collecting statistical data. -Questionnares.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Identify types of questionnaires.
State advantages and disadvantages of using questionnaires.
Probing questions & explanations.

Sample questionnaires.
KLB BK I
Pg 50-51
7 2
STATISTICAL METHODS.
Collecting statistical data. -Interviews and observations.
Collecting statistical data. -Other methods
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
State advantages and disadvantages of using interviews and observations to gather data.
Describe other methods of collecting data.
Simulations;
Probing questions & explanations.
Discussion on taking measurements, sampling and content analysis.
Grid square for sampling.
KLB BK I
Pg 51-52
7 3
STATISTICAL METHODS.
Recording data.
Statistical data analysis.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Describe methods and techniques of recording statistical data.
Analyse statistical data correctly.
Probing questions, discussion.
Discussion on organizing data;
Identifying highest and lowest values.
Supervised practice.
Written assignment.
KLB BK I
Pg 55-57
8 1
STATISTICAL METHODS.
Measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion.
Statistical data presentation in tables.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Find range, mean, mode and median of data.
Present statistical data in tabular form.
Merits & demerits of using statistical tables.
Calculations: range, proportions, percentages, mean, median & mode.
Give examples of statistical data in tabular form; e.g. rainfall of a place.
Oral questions & brief discussion.
KLB BK I
Pg 57-59
8 2
STATISTICAL METHODS.
Simple line graph.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Interpret a simple line graph.
State merits & demerits of using simple line graphs.
Make inferences;
Brief discussion.
KLB BK I
Pg 60-62
8 3
STATISTICAL METHODS.
Simple bar graph.
Combined line graph and bar graph. (polygraph)
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Construct and interpret a simple bar graph.
State merits & demerits of using simple bar graphs.
Construct and interpret combined line graph and bar graph (polygraph).
State merits & demerits of using simple line graphs.
Guided practical activity: drawing a simple bar graph.
Oral questions and brief discussion.
Guided practical activity: drawing combined line graph and bar graph (polygraph).
Written exercise.
Graph papers.
KLB BK I
Pg 62-63
9 1
STATISTICAL METHODS.
MAPS AND MAP WORK
Simple wind rose.
Maps, plans and pictures.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
State merits & demerits of using a wind rose.
Construct and make use of a simple wind rose.
Q/A: make a distinction between maps and plans, maps and pictures.
Brief discussion.
Group activity (Assignment): construction of a simple wind rose.
Practical activity: drawing plan of a classroom, etc.
Brief discussion on differences between maps, plans and pictures.
KLB BK I
Pg 64-65
9 2
MAPS AND MAP WORK
Sketch maps.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Identify characteristics of a good sketch.
Sketch maps stating specific information.
Practical activity: drawing sketch maps.
KLB BK I
Pg 69
9 3
MAPS AND MAP WORK
Atlas maps.
Topographic maps.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Give examples of atlas maps.
Interpret atlas maps.
Identify features on topographic maps.
Oral questions, brief discussion.
Guided practical activity:
Identifying physical and human features on maps.
Atlases.
Topographic maps.
KLB BK I
Pg 69
10 1
MAPS AND MAP WORK
Uses of maps.
Marginal information on a map.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
State uses of maps.
Identify and use marginal information on maps.
Q/A and brief discussion.
Guided activities: Identifying marginal information.
Topographical maps.
KLB BK I
Pg 69
10 2
MAPS AND MAP WORK
Map scales.
Measuring distances on maps.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Define a scale.
Identify types of scales.
Express a scale in another format.
Measure distances on maps accurately.
Brainstorming, brief discussion, problem solving.
Guided practical activities:
Measuring distances accurately by using various methods.
Topographical maps.
Topographical maps, pair of dividers, thread.
KLB BK I
Pg 73-76
10 3
MAPS AND MAP WORK
Calculation of area on maps.
By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:
Calculate area on a map.
Guided practical activities involving area.
Topographical maps.
KLB BK I
Pg 79-80
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END TERM EXAM REPORT AND CLOSING


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