Our Weather – Meaning and Symbols of Weather and Weather Records (Primary 4 and 6)

Last Updated on August 25, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

FIRST TERM

WEEK 6/PRIMARY 4 

WEEK 4/PRIMARY 6

THEME –

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TOPIC: OUR WEATHER 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Meaning and Symbols of Weather

2. A Trip to Meteorological Station

3. Weather Records and Chart

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

1. state the meaning of weather;

2. name the standard weather instruments;

3.  improvise simple weather instruments.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOR

Rainy and Dry Season

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

 A chart showing the weather conditions,

A chart showing the weather instruments;

Various sizes of cans,

Sheets of metal (aluminum)

 

 

Cutter, Wires, Stands,

Thermometer, Tracing paper,

Graph sheet.

A chat showing the weather symbols

Cardboard papers

Coloured pencil

Crayons

 

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

Weather is the state of the atmosphere at a particular time.

It is the conditions or the state of the atmosphere with respect to heat or cold, wetness or dryness, calm or storm, clearness or cloudiness.

 

WEATHER SYMBOLS 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Discussion on Different Weather’s Symbols

https://classbasic.com/?s=Our+weather+

 

Chart 1 – Sunshine

Chart 2 – Cloudy

Chart 3 – Cloudy Sunshine

Chart 4 – Cloudy Rainfall

 

 

LESSON TWO – TRIP TO A METEOROLOGICAL STATION 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Ensures that the pupils take note of how some weather’s are taken. For example, temperature and rainfall.

 

LESSON THREE – WEATHER RECORDS – TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL 

Temperature

You need the following materials:

1. A thermometer

2. Cardboard or sheet of paper

3. Pencil

Ruler

4. Eraser

 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Introduction 

Choose a location in your classroom and field.

Read and record the temperature on the thermometer in the morning, during break period and afternoon (after school hours).

Read the temperatures on the sheet of paper or cardboard like the one presented below.

 

Rainfall 

Rainfall is measured using a rain gauge.

Pupil’s Activities

1. Rain gauge or calibrate cylinder

2. Cardboard or sheet of paper

3. Pencil

Ruler

4. Eraser

 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Introduction 

Choose a location in your classroom and field.

Placed the cylinder in the field.

Take the readings of every rainfall with date and time.

 

 

Our Weather – Meaning and Symbols of Weather and Weather Records (Primary 4 and 6) 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. States the meaning of weather;

3. Provides and uses pictures of standard instruments to help pupils identify and name standard weather instruments;

Pupil’s Activities – Make improvise weather instruments.

4. Arranges a visit to a meteorological station;

Pupil’s Activities – Visit a meteorological state to observe and learn how to use some standard weather instruments.

5. Guides pupils to improvise weather instruments;

Pupil’s Activities – Make improvise weather instruments.

6. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Use the improvised weather instruments to take weather records.

 

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. describe different symbols of weather.

2. improvise simple weather instruments (wind vane).

3. take the records of temperature and rainfall.

 

 

 

 

 

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