Changes in Non Living Things (Primary 4)

Last Updated on August 13, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM 

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 4

THEME – CHANGES AROUND US

 PREVIOUS LESSON – Changes in Animals and Life Cycle of Animals (Primary 4)

TOPIC – NON LIVING THINGS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Practical Activities

3. Kinds of Changes in Non Living Things

 

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 different between living and non living things.

2. Give 5 examples to support explanation in (1).

3. Identify change that occurred in non living things.

4. Describe the change in non living things.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Different between living and non living

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Mould

Irons

Candle wax

Butter

Paper

Wood

 

 

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  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

Teacher’s/Pupils Discussions on the different between temporary and permanent changes.

There are two types of change – permanent and temporary change. Permanent changes are irreversible while temporary changes are reversible.

Teacher’s remark – Change in living and non living things can be either permanent or temporary.

Pupil’s Activities – Differentiate between living and non living things.

 

 

PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION OF DIFFERENT KINDS OF CHANGES IN NON LIVING THINGS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities on Changes in Non Living Things

Expected Activities

1. Clay – pot

2. Ice block – water

3. Firewood – charcoal or ashes

4. Rice – cooked rice

5. Clean nail – rust nails

 

LESSON TWO – KINDS OF CHANGE THAT OCCURRED IN ACTIVITIES ON LESSON ONE 

Pupil’s Activities Identify the kinds of change that

1. Temporary change

2. Temporary change

3. Permanent change

4. Temporary/Permanent change, depending on the state of the nails.

5. Permanent change

 

Change in Non Living Things (Primary 4) ASEI PDSI METHOD

Change in Non Living Things (Primary 4) ASEI PDSI METHOD

 

 

 

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. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the different between permanent and temporary changes.

3. Asks pupils to differentiate between living and non living things.

Pupil’s Activities – State the characteristics of living and non living things.

4. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Practical Demonstration on different kinds of change that occured in non living things.

 

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:

Discuss the kinds of change in

1. Clay – pot

2. Ice block – water

3. Firewood – charcoal or ashes

4. Rice – cooked rice

5. Clean nail – rust nails

 

 

 

 

Relevant Link and Next Lessons 

Basic Science and Technology (Primary 4)

Basic Science and Technology (Primary 4)

 

 

 

 

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