Forces 8

Basic Science JSS1 Third Term

week 8

Force 8

Performance Objectives:

The student should be able to:

  1. Identify the components of the solar system, explain the rotation of the earth and moon
  2. Illustrate the eclipse of the sun and the moon



The earth in space

The solar system consists of the sun, and its nine planets, the earth is the planet we live in. It is the third planet from the sun. The earth rotates about its axis. its rotation is once every 24 hours (one day) and its revolution around the sun takes 365 days. Its rotation on its axis is responsible for day and night whereas its revolution around the sun is responsible for seasonal variation, i.e., the seasons e.g. harmattan, rainy.

Eclipse of the sun and moon

Eclipse is formed when the sun, earth, and.... View More

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