National Water Supply II (Primary 5)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

WEEK 12

PRIMARY 6

THEME – 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – NATIONAL WATER SUPPLY I (PRIMARY 5)

TOPIC – NATIONAL WATER SUPPLY 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Water Scarcity or Shortage

2. Why Water Sometimes Scarcity

3. Consequences of Water Shortage

4. Solutions to the Problems of Water Shortage

 

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 why water sometimes scare.

2. identify and list the causes of scarcity of water in their community.

3. state the consequences of water shortage in Nigeria.

4. suggest ways to solve the problem water water scarcity in Nigeria.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of chart showing refrigerator, buckets, water, coolers and deep freezer.

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTION 

WATER SCARCITY OR SHORTAGE 

Water scarcity is the lack of sufficient available sources of water supply for domestic, agriculture and industrial usage.

 

WHY WATER IS SOMETIMES SCARCE? 

1. Climate change

2. Wastage

3. Burst pipes

4. Plant failure

5. Irregular power supply – electricity, etc.

 

CONSEQUENCES OF WATER SHORTAGE IN NIGERIA 

1. Food shortage

2. Inadequate electricity supply

3. Outbreak of water borne diseases

4. General increase in price

 

HOW TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM WATER SHORTAGE? 

1. Provision of more water source.

2. Installation of modern facilities.

3. Avoid dumping of refuse in rivers.

4. Avoid wasting of water.

5. More steady supply of electricity, etc.

 

POPULATION AND WATER SUPPLY 

Increase in Population growth leads to increase demand for Waters, available water supply becomes Inadequate, creates needs for more water.

 

 

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 water shortage.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain what water shortage or scarcity means.

3. Discuss with pupils the causes of water shortage and how to solved the problems of water shortage.

Pupil’s Activities – State the causes of water shortage and how to solved the problems of water shortage.

 

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. identify 2 causes of water shortage in their community.

2. suggest 2 ways of solving the problems of water shortage.

 

 

 

 

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