Meaning and Importance of Environmental Health (Primary 6)

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

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 6

THEME – 

PREVIOUS LESSON – BENEFITS OF HAVING GOOD FRIENDS (PRIMARY 6)

TOPIC: MEANING 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. Explain the meaning of environmental health.

2. State the importance of environmental health.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Posters

2. Charts

3. Textbooks

4. Video clips

 

 

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 

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH 

Environmental health is the keeping our environment in a good and healthy condition.

Our environment includes – our home, school and community. We must clean and keep our environment free and safe from all kinds of diseases by proper disposal of excreta, household refuse and and providing a good drainage.

 

IMPORTANCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH 

1. It promotes good health.

2. It prevents sickness and diseases.

3. It improves the quality of life.

4. It brings about cleaner environment.

5. It makes people to be aware of their duties and responsibilities towards proper sanitation.

6. It removes breeding place for insects and rodents.

 

 

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 meaning of environmental health;

Pupil’s Activities – Listen attentively to teacher’s explanation.

3. Discusses the importance of environmental health;

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss with one another, the importance of environmental health.

4. Summarizes.

Pupil’s Activities – Ask questions.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – personal health (importance of vision).

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. Explain environmental health.

2. State three importance of environmental health.

 

 

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