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The Science syllabus covers areas in Science, Home science and Agriculture.

In the course of the training the learners are expected to enhance their acquisition scientific knowledge, skills and attitudes. To achieve this learners are exposed to adequate practical activities.

Besides the coverage in class assignment and projects, the learners are to be exposed to a variety of teaching methods and resources. The topics have been given in the order in which they are to be covered in subsequent sessions and the duration expected for each topic.

General objectives

At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:

  • (i) Demonstrate acquisition of adequate scientific knowledge which will improve competence in handling primary science.
  • (ii) Demonstrate and apply the scientific process skills and technology necessary for solving problems.
  • Acquire attitudes necessary in the problem solving process.
  • Use locally available resources necessary for science learning.
  • (v) Adopt practices for sustainable use of the environment.
  • Foster practices that will enhance physical and mental health.
  • Identify and utilize opportunities for productive work in the college, home and community.
  • Develop creativity and critical thinking in addressing new emerging challenges.
  • Use a variety of strategies that stimulate the learner to investigate.
  • (x) Use locally available materials for improvisation
  • Demonstrate the ability to use teaching/learning resources to promote sound science learning in children.
  • Use the principles and skills acquired as a foundation for further education and training in various fields.
  • Apply skills, knowledge and attitudes to improve the standard of living for self, family and community.
  • Measure and evaluate learning outcomes.