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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: Introduction to Agricultural Science

Lesson Note:


Definition of Agricultural Science

Importance of Agricultural Science

Overview of the course content



Class discussion on the relevance of agriculture

Introduction to key agricultural terms and concepts

Scheme of Work:


Introduction to Agricultural Science

Understanding the role of agriculture in society

Week 2: Soil and its Importance

Lesson Note:


Types of soil

Soil formation and composition

Importance of soil in agriculture



Soil texture analysis experiment

Group discussions on soil fertility

Scheme of Work:


Types and characteristics of soil

Soil fertility and its impact on crop production

Week 3: Crop Production

Lesson Note:


Crop types and classification

Crop cultivation techniques

Factors influencing crop production



Field trip to a local farm

Hands-on planting demonstration

Scheme of Work:


Understanding different crops and their requirements

Practical aspects of crop cultivation

Week 4: Animal Husbandry

Lesson Note:


Types of livestock

Livestock management practices

Importance of animal husbandry



Guest lecture from a local farmer

Group project on designing a small-scale animal farm

Scheme of Work:


Basics of animal husbandry

Sustainable practices in livestock management

Week 5: Pests and Diseases in Agriculture

Lesson Note:


Common pests and diseases in crops

Prevention and control measures

Impact of pests and diseases on agriculture



Identifying pests and diseases in plant samples

Research project on organic pest control methods

Scheme of Work:


Recognizing and managing agricultural pests and diseases

Sustainable approaches to pest and disease control

Week 6: Agricultural Machinery and Equipment

Lesson Note:


Types of agricultural machinery

Proper use and maintenance

Technological advancements in agriculture



Machinery demonstration day

Group project on creating a manual for equipment maintenance

Scheme of Work:


Understanding the role of machinery in modern agriculture

Safety precautions and maintenance practices

Week 7: Farm Management and Planning

Lesson Note:


Importance of farm planning

Record-keeping in agriculture

Budgeting for farm operations



Farm management simulation game

Guest speaker on successful farm planning

Scheme of Work:


Strategic planning for agricultural activities

Financial management in farming

Week 8: Agro-processing and Value Addition

Lesson Note:


Definition of agro-processing

Value addition in agriculture

Benefits of agro-processing



Visit to a local agro-processing facility

Group project on creating a value-added product

Scheme of Work:


Exploring opportunities in agro-processing

Adding value to agricultural products

Week 9: Environmental Impact of Agriculture

Lesson Note:


Effects of agriculture on the environment

Sustainable agricultural practices

Conservation methods in farming



Environmental impact assessment project

Debate on sustainable agriculture practices

Scheme of Work:


Balancing agricultural development with environmental conservation

Strategies for sustainable farming

Week 10: Water Management in Agriculture

Lesson Note:


Importance of water in agriculture

Irrigation techniques

Water conservation practices



Field trip to a local irrigation project

Group project on designing an efficient irrigation system

Scheme of Work:


Understanding the role of water in crop production

Practical aspects of irrigation and water management

Week 11: Revision Week



Review of key concepts from previous weeks

Practice tests and quizzes

Week 12: Examination Week



Final written examination

Practical assessments

Week 13: School Dismissal Week



Recap of the course

Distribution of certificates

Farewell and appreciation session.

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