Meaning of Safety and Accidents (Primary 5 and Primary 6)

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

 

BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 3

WEEK 2/PRIMARY 6

WEEK 3/PRIMARY 5 

THEME – UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Meaning and Uses of Materials (Types) Primary 5

TOPIC – SAFETY AND ACCIDENTS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Safety

2. Causes of Accident and Objects that Causes Accident

3. Prevention of Accident

4. Some Safety Devices

 

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. define safety;

2. state two causes of accident;

3. state some objects that causes accident;

4. Mention three prevention of accident;

5. list some safety devices.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Safety devices

2. Apron

3. Boots

4. Hand gloves

5. Eye shield

6. Reflective caution triangle

7. Road Safety Manual.

 

 

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

 

Relevant links:

Meaning of Safety and Accidents – ASEI PDSI METHOD (Primary 5)

Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Basic Science and Technology Primary 4, Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF SAFETY

Safety means keeping yourself and others free from harm or danger. That’s being careful not to fall, bump or run into things.

 

MEANING OF ACCIDENT

Accidents are unplanned or unexpected events that happen to human beings. Accidents can happen everywhere, for example, in the schools, homes, roads and markets.

 

COMMON ACCIDENTS 

1. Falling objects

2. Bruises

3. Cuts

4. Burns

5. Poisoning

6. Drowning

7. Choking

8. Electric Shock

 

 

LESSON TWO – CAUSES OF ACCIDENT 

At home 

1. Running or playing football on a slippery floor.

2. A leaking gas cylinder.

3. Children playing with matches.

4. Use of naked light near a petrol container.

5. Careless use of boiling rings.

6. Leaving water taps open when there is no water.

 

In the school 

1. Slippery football field.

2. Use of naked electric wire in laboratories and classrooms.

3. Failure to keep the school premises clean and tidy.

 

OBJECTS THAT CAUSES ACCIDENT 

1. Broken bottles or plastic

2. Nail

3. Knife

4. Blade

5. Broken chair or table

6. Broken glass

7. Naked wire

 

 

LESSON THREE – PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS 

At home

1. Do not allow children to run around on slippery floors.

2. Help old people to climb and descend staircases.

3. Children should not operate gas cylinders.

4. Keep all medicines out of reach of children.

5. Disconnect all electrical appliances when not in use.

6. Always lock water taps when not in use.

 

In the school 

1. Do not play on waterlogged football field.

2. Keep the school compound clean and tidy always.

3. All electrical connections in the laboratory should be done under the supervision of the science teacher.

 

SAFETY DEVICES 

1. Fire extinguishers

2. Apron

3. Boots

4. Hand gloves

5. Eye shield or goggles

6. Caution signs

7. Seat belts

8. Road signs -zebra crossing

9. Face masks,

10. Dust masks

11. Hearing protection

 

 

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. Discusses the meaning of safety and accidents with the pupils by citing instance where safety is required.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the class discussion.

3. Asks pupils the causes of accident at home and in the school.

Pupil’s Activities – State the causes of accident at home and in the school.

4. Asks pupils how to prevent accidents at home and in the school.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss how to prevent accidents at home and in the school.

5. Lets the pupils identify and discuss safety’s devices on the chart.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify and discuss safety’s devices on the chart.

 

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. define safety and accident.

2. list at least three objects (each) that causes accident at home and in the school.

3. state three (3) causes of accident (each) at home and in the school.

4. list at least four (4) safety devices.

 

 

 

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