Study kit

Social Studies. Standard Eight

Study kit’s authors
Fred M.Omwoyo
Publisher
Kenya Literature Bureau
Included in packages
  • The study kit contains 52 chapters and teacher’s exercises kit contains 54 exercises.
  • Study kit’s authors
    Fred M.Omwoyo
  • Subject
    Social studies
  • Grade
    8.
  • Publisher
    Kenya Literature Bureau
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1. The Physical Environment

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Chapter
1.1. Map Reading and interpretation
Free chapter!
1.2. Physical features
1.3. Climate
1.4. Soil

2. People and Population

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Chapter
2.1. Theories of Human Origin
2.2. Migration
2.3. Population growth
2.4. The population of Kenya
2.5. The population of Germany

3. Social Relations and Cultural Activities

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Chapter
3.1. The family
3.2. Rights and responsibilities of spouses in marriage
3.3. Succession and inheritance
3.4. The school

4. Resources and Economic Activities

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Chapter
4.1. Agriculture
4.2. Settlement schemes in Kenya
4.3. Irrigation farming in Kenya
4.4. Horticultural farming
4.5. Fish farming
4.6. Mining
4.7. Forestry
4.8. Wildlife and tourism
4.9. Industries
4.10. Contribution, problems and effects of industries in Kenya
4.11. Urbanisation
4.12. Transport and communication
4.13. Major road signs
4.14. First Aid procedures
4.15. Forms of communication Systems
4.16. Trade

5. Political Development and Systems

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Chapter
5.1. Activities of early political associations in Kenya upto 1939
5.2. The Legislative Council (LEGCO)
5.3. Struggle for independence
5.4. Attainment of independence
5.5. Political developments in Kenya since independence in 1963
5.6. Contributions of prominent Kenyans
5.7. International co-operation

6. Citizenship

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Chapter
6.1. Ways of becoming a Kenya citizen
6.2. How one may lose Kenyan citizenship?

7. Democracy and Human Rights

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Chapter
7.1. Role of political parties in a democracy
7.2. Benefits of democracy
7.3. Bill of rights
7.4. Importance of bill of rights

8. Law, Peace and Reconciliation

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Chapter
8.1. National unity
8.2. Factors that promote national unity
8.3. Importance of national unity
8.4. Factors undermining national unity

9. The Government of Kenya

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Chapter
9.1. Formation of the government
9.2. Composition and functions of the arms of government
9.3. Sources of government revenue
9.4. Forms of government expenditure
9.5. Local authorities
9.6. National defence
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