Forms of Energy II – Meaning and Source of Light Energy (Primary 3)

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

 

BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 9

PRIMARY 3

THEME – YOU AND ENERGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Forms of Energy I – Meaning of Energy (Primary 3)

TOPIC – FORMS OF ENERGY – LIGHT 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Light Energy

2. Source of Light Energy

3. Uses of Light Energy

 

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 the meaning of energy.

2. identify different source of light energy.

3. states the uses of light energy.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Physical energy

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Charts or pictures showing different sources of light.

Video

 

 

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 

Energy is the ability to do work or get work do.

Energy is used to lift things, to heat up our food, give us light, power the car and generators, etc.

There are many forms of energy, namely –  light Energy, heat energy, etc.

 

 

MEANING OF LIGHT ENERGY 

Light energy are energy that produces light.

 

SOURCE OF LIGHT ENERGY 

Guide the pupils to identify source of light energy. That’s, leads and asks pupils to mention things that produce light –

1. Fire

2. Sun

3. Stars

4. Mood

5. Battery – touch light

6. Petroleum – generator

7. Electricity

8. Solar

9. Flies

10. Plants and Animals

 

USES OF LIGHT ENERGY 

1. It helps us to see things.

2. It helps plants to make food

3. It helps plants to grow.

4. It is used in power the street light.

5. It is used in power home appliances.

6. It is used for controlling traffic.

7. It makes camera work well.

 

 

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. Guides pupils to name the sources of light e.g the sun, stars, fire, electricity.

Pupil’s Activities – Name the sources of light e.g the sun, stars, fire, electricity.

3. Guides pupils to realize that light is not fire but fire produces light.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify fire as source of light.

4. Initiates and guides class discussion on the uses of light energy.

Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the uses of light energy.

 

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 answer all the questions. 

 

 

1. ________________ energy are energy that produces light.

A. Light Energy

B. Solar energy

C. Mechanical energy

 

2. Light energy helps us to see things. True/False

 

3. Light energy does not help plants to make food. True/False

 

4. Light energy helps plants to grow. True/False

 

5. Light energy is used in ________________ the street light without electricity.

A. Power

B. Solar

C. Machine

 

List 2 sources of light energy.

 

6. ________________

 

7. ________________

 

Mention 3 uses of light.

 

8. ________________

 

9. ________________

 

10. ________________

 

 

 

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