Mineral Resources in Nigeria | Benefits of Mineral Resources | Consequences of Over Exploration of Mineral Resources Primary 6 (Basic 6) – ASEI PDSI METHOD

Last Updated on December 6, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE 

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC: Mineral Resources

 

LEARNING AREA 

Lesson One – Meaning of Mineral Resources, Types and Sources of Mineral Resources

Lesson Two – Importance of Mineral Resources

Lesson Three – Consequences of Over Exploitation of Mineral Resources on Environment

Lesson Four – Revision/Test

 

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

 

LEARNING OUTCOME 

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

1. name some of the mineral resources found in Nigeria and their sources.

2. identify the mineral resources based on observable characteristics.

3. state the importance of mineral resources to Nigeria.

 

RATIONALE

There are many mineral resources in Nigeria. They can be found in the earth in many locations in the country. Minerals form part of the wealth of our environment. They all help to earn money for the nation. Man has learnt to take out these minerals and treat them until they are in the right form that we can use.

 

 

The concept of mineral resources will enable pupils to understand and appreciate the importance of mineral resources.

 

LEARNING MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Samples of minerals or ores (or pictures) e.g. tin – ore, crude oil, alum, marble.

2. Kerosene, Grease, Engine Oil, Polythene bags, Clothing materials, Vaseline, etc.

 

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

The pupils are familiar with some of the products of these minerals resources but the really don’t know the source of some of these products.

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Lagos State Scheme of work

Basic Science and Technology Book 6

All Relevant Materials

Online Materials

 

LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT

ASEI PDSI PLAN ON MINERAL RESOURCES 

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 1 – MINERAL RESOURCES docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 2 – IMPORTANCE OF MINERAL RESOURCES docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 3 – CONSEQUENCES OF OVER EXPLOITATION OF MINERAL RESOURCES ON ENVIRONMENT docx

 

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 4 – REVISION/TEST

 

Other Plan Lesson Notes – Mineral Resources in Nigeria | Benefits of Mineral Resources | Consequences of Over Exploration of Mineral Resources Primary 6 (Basic 6)

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

Attempt all the questions. 

 

1. ___________________ is the wealth of nation.

a. Gold

b. Petroleum

c. Mineral resources

 

2. Minerals resources are found in ___________________.

a. Water

b. Soil

c. Air

 

3. Petroleum is a byproduct of ___________________.

a. Crude oil

b. Engine oil

c. Diesel oil

 

4. Cement is a byproduct of ___________________.

a. Limeorange

b. Limestone

c. Limefavour

 

5. Mineral salt, zinc, copper, phosphorus and calcium are good source of ___________________.

a. Medicine

b. Protein

c. Carbohydrates

 

State the three form of minerals.

6. ___________________.

7 ___________________

8. ___________________

 

9. ___________________ is the extraction of mineral resources.

a. Exploration

 

 

b. Exportation

c. Exploitation

 

10. ___________________ is one of the consequences of over exploitation.

a. Earthquake

b. Pollination

c. Both

 

 

 

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