Our Weather – Meaning of Weather and Factors Affecting Weather (Primary 4 and Primary 6)

Last Updated on August 2, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

FIRST TERM

WEEK 5/PRIMARY 4 

WEEK 4/PRIMARY 6

PRIMARY 4

THEME – LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Changes in Non Living Things (Primary 4)

TOPIC: OUR WEATHER

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Weather

2. Factors Affecting Weather

3. Weather Instruments

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor):

1. state the meaning of weather;

2. identify the factors affecting the weather.

3. relate weather conditions to changes in these factors.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Rainy and Dry Season

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

 A chart showing the weather conditions,

A chart showing the weather instruments;

Various sizes of cans,

Sheets of metal (aluminum)

 

 

Cutter, Wires, Stands,

Thermometer, Tracing paper,

Graph sheet.

A chat showing the weather symbols

Cardboard papers

Coloured pencil

Crayons

 

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. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

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

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – State the reasons for the following –

1. Bathing with warm water.

2. Drinking a chill drink.

3. Using hand fan.

4. Using umbrella.

5. Open/Close the room’s door and window.

6. Putting on/off the electric fan.

 

Teacher’s remark – The reasons for the above are caused by either cold or warm weather.

 

 

MEANING OF WEATHER

Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a particular time.

It is the conditions or the state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness.

 

FACTORS AFFECTING WEATHER

These atmospheric conditions are affected by:

1. Sun

2. Cloud

3. Wind

4. Temperature

5. Precipitation – rain, snow, dew, fog, mist

6. Moisture – water vapour

7. Humidity – amount of moisture in particular place and time. 

 

LESSON TWO – A TRIP TO METEOROLOGICAL STATION 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Ensures that the pupils identify and note different weather instruments.

 

LESSON THREE – WEATHER’S INSTRUMENTS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks the pupils to state and explain the uses of weather instruments.

Weather instruments include –

1. Thermometers

This is used for for measuring temperature.

 

2. Barometers 

This is used for measuring pressure.

 

3. Anemometers

This is used to for measuring wind speed.

 

4. Wind vanes

This is used for measuring wind direction.

 

5. Rain gauges

This is used for measuring rainfall.

 

 

Our Weather – Meaning and Symbols of Weather and Weather Records (Primary 4 and 6) ASEI PDSI METHOD

https://classbasic.com/2019/09/27/lesson-plan-our-weather-weather-symbols-and-weather-records-2/

 

PRESENTATION

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. States the meaning of weather;

3. Guides pupils to discuss factors affecting weather and helps them to suggest how these factors determine weather changes.

4. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Visit a meteorological state to observe and learn how to use some standard weather instruments.

 

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. define weather.

2. list two factors affecting the weather.

3. describe the effect of changes in the factors.

4. mention 3 weather instruments and their uses.

 

 

 

 

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