Classification of Non Living Things – Metal and Non Metal Materials (JSS 1)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

FIRST TERM  

WEEK 4

JSS 1

THEME: LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Different between Plants and Animals and Importance of Living and Non Living Things (JSS 1)

TOPIC – METAL AND NON METAL MATERIALS 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Classification of Non Living Things – Metal and Non – Metal Materials

4. Different between Metal and Non – Materials

5. Uses of Metal and Non – Materials

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, the students should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. collect samples of non – living things.

2. sort out the materials into metals and non – metals.

3. distinguish between metals and non – metals.

4. explain the uses of the materia is.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Living and Non Living Things

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Objects collected

2. Charts

 

 

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 

Teacher’s Activities – Display objects made of metal and non metal materials for the students to identify and differentiate.

Student’s Expected Response – One is made of plastic or wood (depending on the object displayed) and the other is made of iron.

Teacher’s Remark – All materials made of iron are known as metal materials. While plastic, wood, etc. are non metal materials.

 

CLASSIFICATION OF NON LIVING

Non living things can be classified as –

1. Metal Materials – iron

2. Non – Metal Materials – wood, paper, water, etc.

 

Teacher’s Activities – asks the students to give more examples of metal and non metal materials.

 

EXAMPLES OF METAL AND NON METAL MATERIALS 

As stated by the students.

 

IMPORTANCE (USES) OF METAL METAL MATERIALS 

METAL MATERIALS 

Metal materials are materials like iron, lead or copper. These materials are useful materials because of their strength, toughness and stiffness and used for –

1. Tools

2. Packaging

3. Weapons

4. Transportation

5. Defence

6. Electric conductors

7. Beautification

8. Jewelleries

9. Construction, etc.

 

IMPORTANCE (USES) OF NON METAL MATERIALS 

Non metal materials are materials like plastic, paper, cloth, wood, etc. that have no metallic content. They are used for –

1. Tools

2. Packaging

3. Weapons

4. Transportation – boat

5. Defence

6. Electrical insulators

7. Beautification

8. Jewelleries

9. Construction, 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 students some questions; the teacher,

2. guides class in discussion on –

  • properties of metals and non – metals,
  • importance of metals and non – metals.

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the class discussion.

3. guides students to differentiate between the materials and sort them into metals and non – metals.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Observe and collect non – living materials in their school surroundings.
  • Group materials as metals and non – metals.

4. takes students on a nature walk to observe and collect non – living thing materials.

5. Summary of the lessons.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy the board summary.

 

CONCLUSION

To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

Next Lesson – Human Development – Meaning of Puberty and Adolescence – Menstruation, Menstrual Cycle and Menstrual Hygiene – Myths and Facts about Pubertal Changes in Boys and Girls (JSS 1)

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Students to:

1. list 5 examples each of metals and non – metals.

2. state three properties each of metals and non – metals.

3. mention four uses each of metals and non – metals.

 

 

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