Resources from living things IV

Basic Science JSS3 Second term

Sub-theme: learning about our environment


Resources from living things IV

Performance Objectives

The student should be able to:

  1. Draw a map showing the distribution of solid mineral deposits.
  2. List the importance and uses of solid minerals.


Resources from non-living things

Solid minerals

Map indicating the locations of the mineral resources found in Nigeria                 

Importance and uses of solid minerals

The role of minerals in the life of humankind is enormous. Various metals are produced with minerals. Besides, they are the raw material for the manufacturing of many chemicals. At the beginning of the XXI century, mineral resources remain the most important source of energy for humans. Being, therefore, the basis for the production of most goods needed by modern people, minerals are also quite.... View More

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