Last Updated on July 17, 2020 by Alabi M. S.
BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES
TOPIC: Noise pollution
1. Meaning of Noise Pollution
2. Examples of Noise Pollutants
3. Consequences of Noise Pollution
4. Prevention of Noise Pollution
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
1. define pollution and list some noise pollutants;
2. list common sources of pollution;
3. describe the consequences of noise pollution on the people and on the environment;
4. describe the roles of the communities, industries and oil exploration in noise pollution;
5. suggest ways of reducing the risks of pollution.
The pupils are required to already have learned meaning and types of pollution.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Photographs and charts showing noisy areas.
2. Posters/ photographs showing areas affected by oil spillage.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
Relevant Link – Noise Pollution (Primary 5) ASEI PDSI METHOD
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION
Noise pollution means an unwanted or undesirable sound that leads to physical and mental problems. Noise pollution is dependent on the loudness and frequency of the sound.
CAUSES OF NOISE POLLUTION
1. Nature – Thunderstorms, lightning, earthquakes, landslides, sounds produced by animals, and rainfall.
2. Human activities
3. Public address systems
5. Emergency services/government sirens
6. Poor Urban Planning
7. Social Events
8. Political campaigns
9. Construction activities
10. Industrial activities
11. Religious activities
EFFECTS OF NOISE POLLUTION
1. Constant headache
3. High stress levels
4. High blood pressure
5. Hearing loss
PREVENTION OF NOISE POLLUTION
1. Aware of the kind of noise that is harmful to oneself.
2. The use of sound proof.
3. Learn to meditate
4. Banned on public address systems.
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. Shows pictures of noise pollution;
Pupil’s Activities – Look at pictures of polluted water and describe what they observe.
3. Arranges for pupils to visit industrial areas;
4. Guides pupils’ discussion on the various ways the community, industries etc. help in reducing noise pollution;
Pupil’s Activities – Visit industrial areas to observe ways industries pollute the environment.
5. Guides discussion on measures of controlling.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussion.
6. Summarize the lesson;
Pupil’s Activities – Note taking.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
1. describe pollution and list five noise pollutants respectively;
2. identify three sources of noise pollution respectively
3. state three consequences each of noise pollution on people and the environment;
4. suggest three ways of controlling or reducing the risks of noise pollution.