HOME ECONOMICS JSS1 FIRST TERM
THEME: FAMILY LIVING AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT/CLOTHING AND TEXTILE FOOD AND FOODS AND NUTRITION
Students should be able to:
- Identify the parts of the body that require grooming
- Describe ways of caring for the body
Personal hygiene is keeping the body clean and helps prevent the spread of germs. Grooming is caring for fingernails and hair examples of these activities would be styling hair, shaving, trimming and painting fingernails. Maintaining good health also includes the following areas: Nutrition, Leisure/recreation opportunities, sleep, and exercise. Grooming is keeping the body clean and having a neat appearance. Good grooming practices require the regular cleansing of hair, skin, nails, and feet, as well as wearing clean clothes.
THE BODY SYSTEMS AND FUNCTIONS
The body systems, their primary functions, and some representative organs included in each system are listed below: