Uses of Water to Human Beings, Plants and Animals Primary 3 (Basic 3)

Last Updated on January 12, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

BASIC SCIENCE 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 3

THEME –  LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning of Water and Water Quality | Source of Water Primary 3 (Basic 3)

 

TOPIC – USES OF WATER 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Uses of Water –

  • To Human Beings
  • To Plants
  • To Animals

 

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 –

state the uses of water to human beings, plants and animals.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Uses of water

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

pictures and charts on various uses of water.

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

WRITING INSTRUCTIONS

Copy as I write or draw as I draw. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Ask the pupils, what are the uses of water to human beings.

Pupil’s response – State the uses of water.

Teacher’s remark – Water is important to all living things – human begins, plants and animals. Celebrate the pupils active participation and quick response to questions. Discuss the uses of water to human beings, plants and animals.

 

On board, copy as I write.

USES OF WATER TO HUMAN BEGINS

Water are used for –

1. Drinking

2. Cooking

3. Washing

 

 

4. Bathing

5. Swimming

6. Farming

7. Removing waste from the body.

8. Regulating the body’s temperature.

9. Business or commercial purposes.

 

USES OF WATER TO PLANTS

Like human beings, plants need water to survive and grow. Most importantly, it is used for –

1. Structure

  • Water enable the plants to grow into different parts. For example, leaves, buds, stems, flowers, fruits, roots, tubers, and rhizomes.

 

2. Photosynthesis

  • Water enables the plants to manufacture their foods from energy the sun.

 

3. Translocation

  • Translocation is the movement of water through parts of the plants, especially where they are needed. Water enables the plants to move nutrients where they needed.

 

4. Transpiration

  • Transpiration is the water evaporation from aerial parts, such as leaves, stems and flowers. This water contains oxygen.

 

USES OF WATER TO ANIMALS

Just like human beings, animals need water for their body to function well. They need water for –

1. Drinking

2. Digestion

3. Removing waste from the body.

4. Swimming

5. Regulating the body’s temperature.

 

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. Ask pupils to state the uses of water to human beings.

 

 

Pupil’s Activities – Response to the teacher’s questions.

3. Discuss the uses of water to plants and animals.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the class discussion.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

Next Lesson – Contamination of Water – Meaning of Water Contamination | Ways of Contaminating Water | Sources of Water Contamination Primary 3 (Basic 3)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to –

State 4 uses of water to –

  • Man
  • Plants
  • Animals

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

1. ________________ is important to all living things – human begins, plants and animals for growth and survival.

A. Water

 

 

B. Pure water

C. Tap water

 

2. ________________ need water for manufacturing foods from the energy from the sun.

A. Animals

B. Human beings

C. Plants

 

3. ________________ need water for remove waste from the body.

A. Plants and animals

B. Human begins and animals

C. Human beings and plants

 

4. ________________ is the process moving water through various parts of the plants.

A. Translocation

B. Structure

C. Transpiration

 

5. ________________ is the water evaporation from the leaves, stem and roots.

A. Translocation

B. Structure

C. Transpiration

 

6. ________________ is the use of water to grow different parts of the plants.

A. Translocation

B. Structure

C. Transpiration

 

7. ________________ is needed to produce food from the sunlight.

A. Photosynthesis

B. Structure

C. Transpiration

 

8. Water evaporate from the leaves, stems and roots contains ________________.

A. Carbon dioxide

B. Carbohydrates

C. Oxygen

 

9. ________________ needs water for growing crops.

A. Plants

 

 

B. Animals

C. Man

 

10. ________________ needs water for commercial purpose.

A. Human beings

B. Animals

C. Plants

 

 

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