Improving Crop Yield – Growing Crops with Compost and Fertilizers ASEI PDSI METHOD (Primary 6)

Last Updated on August 26, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD

FIRST TERM

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 6

TOPIC – GROWING CROPS 

 

LEARNING AREA 

Lesson One – Growing Crops with Compost and Fertilizer

Lesson Two – Conditions for Better Crops

Lesson Three – Importance of Manure and Fertilizers on the soil

Revision and Test

 

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

 

LEARNING OUTCOME 

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

1. name and describe some common fertilizers.

2. use compost and inorganic fertilizers to grow crops.

3. compare the effects of using compost and inorganic fertilizer inorganic fertilizer in growing crops.

 

RATIONALE

A crop is any useful plant intentionally grown for its useful value. Plants grown on a large scale are called crops.

Growing crops include loosening the soil, planting, special watering, moving plants when they grow bigger, and harvesting, among others.

To grow a better crop, there is need for a better seed planted a good and rich soil. A soil that is not fertile can be made fertile by adding fertilizer.

The concept of growing crops with fertilizer will enable the pupils to identify different fertilizer used for growing crops and appreciate importance of fertilizer in growing better crops.

 

 

LEARNING MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Soil

School’s farm

Maize, beans, spinach seedling

Animals dung

Compost

Chemical fertilizer

Farm implement – hoe, shovel, cutlass, hand towel, etc.

 

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Lagos State Scheme of work

Basic Science and Technology

All Relevant Materials

Online Materials – Improving Crops Yield – Growing Crops with Compost and Chemical Fertilizer (Primary 6)

 

LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT

ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES 

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 1 – Growing Crops with Compost and Fertilizer docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 2 – Conditions for Growing Better Crops docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 3 – Importance of Manure and Fertilizer on the Soil docx

 

 

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