secondary school Form three Geography syllabus




1. STRUCTURE OF THE EARTH

  • The earth’s crust.
  • The Mantle.
  • The core.
  • Types of rocks of the earth’s crust.
  • Simplified Geological Time Scale.

2. FORCES THAT EFFECT THE EARTH FROM WITHIN (INTERNAL FORCES).

  • Causes of earth movements.
  • Radial/vertical forces upward and downward movements.
  • Lateral or horizontal forces.
  • Vulcanicity.
  • Earthquake.

3. FORCES THAT AFFECT THE EARTH EXTERNALLY

  • Mass movement
  • Weathering
  • Erosion and deposition

–  Running water, river action, and rainwater –  Action of ice –  Wind action –  Sea action




4. SOILS

  • Meaning of soils
  • Factors of soil formation
  • Importance of soil
  • Soil composition properties
  • Soil Characteristics
  • Simple soil classification
  • Soil Erosion.

5.CLIMATE

  • Major Climate types and Natural regions of the world
  • Global Climate Change

6.MAP READING AND TOPOGRAPHIC MAP INTERPRETATION7.PHOTOGRAPH READING AND INTERPRETATION

  • Skills on reading
  • Types of photographs
  • Things to read and interpret on a photograph

8.APPLICATION OF STATISTICS

  • Concept of statistics
  • Types of data in Statistics
  • Importance of Statistics
  • Ways of presenting data
  • Simple statistical measures

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