Meaning (Definition) and Importance of Technology (Primary 4)

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

 

BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM 

WEEK 1

BASIC 4 (PRIMARY 4)

PREVIOUS LESSON – Second Term Examination Basic Science and Technology Basic 4

THEME: TECHNOLOGY AND YOU 

TOPIC: TECHNOLOGY

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning (Definition) of Technology

2. Importance of Technology

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:

1. state the meaning of technology;

2. list the importance of technology;

3. state the products of technology.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Uses of Technology

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts and pictures showing technological products.

2. Video cassettes films etc.

 

 

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

 

Relevant link: SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD – Meaning and Importance of Technology – ASEI PDSI (Primary 4)

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION 

Technology means any invention, including tools, machines, materials, techniques, and sources of power that makes work and lives easier for the people. Computers and mobiles are not only technology. Technology is whenever people used knowledge to create a new thing to solve existing problems.

Technology makes it easy to matches and lighter instead of stones to produce fire.

 

MEANING OF TECHNOLOGY

Technology, therefore, is the application of science for practical purposes, especially at home, in school, office and industry.

 

 

LESSON TWO

IMPORTANCE OF TECHNOLOGY 

1. Cooking – using firewood, kerosene stove, gas cooker, electric cooker.

2. Washing – washing clothes with machine.

3. Preserving – using salt, frying, drying in the sun, refrigerator and/or deep freezer.

4. Relaxation – listening to radio , watching movies on TV or in cinema, playing in the yard and indoor games.

 

TAKE HOME ACTIVITIES 

1. Observing the importance of technology in the home.

2. Observing the importance of technology on the streets.

 

LESSON THREE – WEEKLY ASSESSMENTS 

As stated in the behavioural objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

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 and defines technology with good illustrations;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussions.

3. Explains the importance of technology with illustrations;

Pupil’s Activities – Participate in class discussions.

 

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 – Products of Technology.

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT 

Pupils to:

state the meaning of technology.

1. ______________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________

 

state three importance of technology.

2. _________________________________________________________

3. _________________________________________________________

4. _________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

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