Methods and Importance of Waste Disposal (Primary 6)

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

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 11

THEME: PERSONAL, SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH 

PREVIOUS LESSON – MEANING OF PERSONAL HEALTH (PRIMARY 6)

TOPIC: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Environmental Health

2. Methods and Importance of Environmental Health

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. enumerate some methods of sewage and refuse disposal.

2. explain the importance of waste disposal.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

The pupils are required to already have learned to waste disposal

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of posters, charts, dustin, waste paper basket.

 

 

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

INTRODUCTIONMEANING OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH 

Environmental health is the act of taking care of our houses and surroundings for good health. Examples are taking proper care of our water, and proper refuse disposal.

 

MEANING OF WASTE DISPOSAL

Waste is unwanted materials are left after used. Waste disposal is the removal of waste materials that are harmful to health.

 

METHODS OF SEWAGE DISPOSAL

1. Pit latrine

2  Bucket latrine

3. Trench latrine

4. Water system

 

METHODS OF REFUSE DISPOSAL 

1. Incineration

2. Land fill

3. Dumps

 

IMPORTANCE OF WASTE DISPOSAL 

1. It prevent breeding of insects, germs, files, rats, etc.

2. It prevents bad odour.

3. It prevents spread of sickness and diseases.

4. It prevents environmental pollution.

 

 

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. Explains the meaning of waste disposal.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen and explain the meaning of waste disposal.

3. Discusses the types and importance of waste disposal.

Pupil’s Activities – participate in the class discussions on types, methods and importance of waste disposal.

 

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. Explain the meaning of waste disposal.

2. List two types of waste disposal.

3. Enumerate two methods of each of sewage and and refuse.

4. State any two importance of waste disposal.

 

 

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