Last Updated on August 2, 2020 by Alabi M. S.
BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME – CHANGES IN NATURE AND AROUND US
PREVIOUS LESSON – Changes in Nature – Meaning and Types of Temporary and Permanent Changes (Primary 4)
TOPIC: CHANGES IN NATURE
1. Activities on Changes in Plants
2. Observation and Discussion on Changes in Plants
3. Kinds of Changes that Occurred in Plants
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to –
1. observe and describe changes in Plants.
2. record the changes observed.
3. describe their observations.
Growing plants and animals, etc.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Glass jars or empty tins
A picture of forest showing leaf fall; a record paper.
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION TO CHANGES IN PLANTS
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussions on Pre Lesson Activities
Plants grow when seeds or young plants are put in the ground to grow.
As the plant grows, changes such increase in height, width and the number of leaves take place.
Putting seeds in the ground to grow are not strange to the pupils.
Pupil’s Activities – Arrange the following plants according to their stages.
Teacher’s Remark – The chart indicates the life cycle of a plant – maize.
LESSON TWO – KINDS OF CHANGE IN PLANTS
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Discussion on the kinds of changes that occurs in plants with respect to growth, growth, leaf fall, flower and fruits, etc.
Teacher’s remark – The kinds of change in plants are permanent change.
Change in Plants (Primary 4) ASEI PDSI METHOD
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Guides pupils to observe changes in a growing plant and make a record of the observed changes;
3. Initiates and guides pupils’ discussion on other changes in plants e.g. leaf fall, thickening of tree bark as they grow older, etc;
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussion on other changes that take place in plants.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to –
list at least one change that could be observed in a plant as it grows.