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Major Climatic Types

This classification is more or less a synthesis of all the climatic classifications designed so far. The types are: i. Hot climatesii. Temperate climatesiii. Cold climatesiv. Desert climates Hot ClimatesGrouped under the hot climates are the equatorial and tropical hot climates. This group is a zone which goes beyond the tropics. Much consists of ocean,…

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Land Ecosystem

Many types of ecosystems can be identified. The identification of an ecosystem is based on a degree of reciprocal interrelationships existing between the climate, parent rocks, soil, drainage, water, plants and animals within the environment. Examples of the different types of ecosystems include ocean (salt water) ecosystem, fresh water ecosystems and land ecosystems. Some of…

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Environmental Balance

In this unit, we will study environmental balance with a view. to-describing the nature of the balance in the hydrological cycle, carbon cycle, nitrogen cycle, food chain, and mineral nutrient cycle using appropriate environmental variables. Environmental balance, sometimes called ecological balance is a situation in which all the components of an environment are in equilibrium…

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Intervention within the Natural Environment

The natural environment is characterised by a wide range of complex forms and processes. These forms, which greatly influence the environment are various natural factors of climate, soils, vegetation, minerals, water, etc. The environment is also influenced by other human factors like population, economy, cultural practices, science and technology. The environmental forms and processes are…

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SHORT SCIENCE STAGE-PLAY SCRIPT FOR PUPILS

THE SOLAR FAMILY M.C. The solar family comprises of the SUN and EIGHT PLANETS and ONE DWARF PLANET which revolve around the SUN. The eight planets are MERCURY, VENUS, EARTH, MARS, JUPITER, SATURN, URANUS, NEPTURE and dwarf planet PLUTO. They are collectively abbreviated MVEM .J. SUNP. (A TEACHER WITH A GROUP OF NINE PUPILS; DRESSED…

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