Resources Utilization (Primary 6)

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

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 6

THEME – NATURAL RESOURCES 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – FIRST TERM EXAMINATION LINKS FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS

TOPIC – RESOURCES UTILIZATION 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning and Importance of Resources Utilization

2. Over Utilization of Natural Resources

3. Under Utilization of Natural Resources

 

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. state the meaning and importance of resources utilization.

2. list dangers of over/under utilization of Natural Resources.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of a map of Nigeria showing the mineral resources in Nigeria.

 

 

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

NATURAL RESOURCES

Natural resources are wealth which are found in a country – Nigeria.

 

UTILIZATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES 

Utilization of natural resources is a way of using resources to make wealth.

 

IMPORTANCE OF NATURAL RESOURCES

1. Building Infrastructure

2. Social development

3. Getting foreign Exchange

4. Employment opportunities

 

OVER UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES

Over utilization of resources is the use of resources at a faster rate than is necessary.

 

DANGERS OF OVER UTILIZATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES

1. Exhaustion or depletion of resources

2. Infrastructural break down

3. Problems of maintenance

4. Overpopulation

5. Low foreign earnings

 

UNDER UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES 

Under utilization is not using the natural resources to the fullest.

 

PROBLEMS OF UNDER UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES 

1. Unemployment

2. Low income

3. Poor infrastructure and industrial development

4. Dependence on foreign goods

5. Underdevelopment

 

 

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 the concepts of natural resources and resources utilization.

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

3. Discusses the importance of natural resources with the pupils.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in the discussion.

4. Differentiates between over under utilization of natural resources.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the different between over and utilisation of natural resources.

5. Lists the dangers of over and under utilization of natural resources.

Pupil’s Activities – List the dangers of over and under utilization of natural resources.

 

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. state the meaning of resources utilization.

2. mention 3 importance of resources utilization.

3. differentiate between over and under utilization of natural resources.

4. list dangers of over/under utilization of Natural Resources.

 

 

 

 

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