Scheme of Work First Term Basic Science Primary 4

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

BASIC SCIENCE 

SCHEME OF WORK 

FIRST TERM 

THEME 1: YOU AND ENVIRONMENT

WEEK 1

TOPIC – CHANGE IN NATURE

Content

  • Types of Changes
  1. Temporary change (reversible)
  2. Permanent change (irreversible)

WEEK 2

TOPIC – CHANGES IN PLANTS
Content

  • Changes in Plants i.e. Leaf, fall, flower, fruit, etc.

WEEK 3/TOPIC – CHANGES IN ANIMALS
Content

  • Names of the young ones animals
  • Life cycle of insects
  • Other developmental or growth
  • Changes in non-living things

WEEK 4

TOPIC – CHANGE IN NON – LIVING THINGS

Content

  1. Mould
  2. Rusting
  3. Melting candle
  4. Burning wood

WEEK 5

TOPIC – OUR WEATHER 1

Content

  • Meaning
  • Factors affecting the weather
  1. Sun
  2. Cloud
  3. Wind
  4. Temperature
  5. Moisture (Rain)
  • Weather instruments
  1. Wind vane
  2. Rain gauge
  3. Thermometers
  4. Barometer

WEEK 6

TOPIC – OUR WEATHER II

Content

  • Weather symbols
  1. Sun
  2. Rain
  3. Cloud, etc.
  • Weather records e.g. for temperature, rainfall, etc.

WEEK 7

TOPIC – COLOURS

Content

  • Various colours around us
  • Colour in the rainbow
  • Primary and secondary colours
  • Producing new colours

WEEK 8

TOPIC – MEASUREMENT

Content

  • Length
  • Breath
  • Area of objects

WEEK 9

TOPIC – MEASURING LIQUID

Content

  • Measuring the volume in
  1. ml
  2. cl
  3. l

WEEK 10

TOPIC – MEASURING SOLID

Content

  • Measuring the volume of solids
  • Regular solids
  • Irregular solids

WEEK 11

TOPIC – MEASURING TIME

Content

  • Measuring time in
  1. Units
  2. Instructions for measuring time

WEEK 12 – REVISION

WEEK 13 – EXAMINATION

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