Pollution I – Meaning and Causes of Pollution (Primary 3)

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

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 3

THEME – HEALTH EDUCATION 

TOPIC – POLLINATION 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Pollution

2. Causes of Pollution

 

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 of pollution.

2. mention the causes of pollution.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Dirt environment

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Magazines

2. Pictures

3. Charts

4. Films showing

5. Chemicals.

 

 

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 

Introductory Activities and questions – Asks pupils to pick the pieces of paper, nylon, broom, etc. Where does this dirt comes?

Teacher’s remark – Listen to the pupils, then introduce the lesson – pollution.

When we make water, land (class) and air (rising dust or noise making) is called pollution.

 

 

MEANING OF POLLUTION 

Pollution is anything that makes our environment dirty and unhealthy.

 

TYPES OF POLLUTION 

There are different types of pollution.

1. Noise pollution

2. Chemical pollution

3. Land pollution

4. Water pollution

5. Air pollution

 

CAUSES OF POLLUTION

1. Wastewater

2. Sewage

3. Mining

4. Misuse of natural resources

5. Improper waste disposal

6. Uses of chemical for weeding  and fishing

7. Industrial locations

8. Clubs, parties, markets, etc.

 

 

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. Leads pupils to explain the meaning of pollution.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain the meaning of pollution.

3. Guides pupils to identify the causes of pollution.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the causes of pollution.

 

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 questions. 

 

 

1. ____________________ is anything that makes our environment dirty and unhealthy.

A. Pollution

B. Population

C. Pollination

 

Mention 3 types of pollution.

 

2. ____________________

 

3. ____________________

 

4. ____________________

 

List 3 causes of pollution.

 

5. ____________________

 

6. ____________________

 

 

 

 

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