Meaning, Identification, Classification and State of Matter (JSS 1)

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

FIRST TERM  

JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL (JSS 1) 

THEME – LIVING AN NON LIVING THINGS 

PREVIOUS – Basic Science and Technology (Primary 6)

TOPIC – MATTER 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Matter

3. Identification and Classification of Matter

4. State of Matter

 

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. recognize that all living and non-living things are made up of matter.

2. recognize things in our surroundings as matter.

3. list the three states of matter.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Living and Non Living Things

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Live specimen

2. Charts

3. Plastic containers

4. Polythene bags

 

 

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 – Takes the students for a walk within the school’s compound to identify and classify living and non living things into solid, liquid and gas.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Solid – Plants and Animals, stone, chairs, etc.
  • Liquid – Water, oil – engine, palm and groundnut oil.
  • Gas – air

 

 

MEANING OF MATTER 

Matter is everything around us that occupies space and has mass. Living and non living things are classified as matters in term of solids, liquids, and gases.

 

IDENTIFICATION OF MATTER

Matter is everything around us. That’s, living and non living things that you can you see, touch, feel, eat, use, made, etc.

Teacher’s Activities – Asks the students to state living and non living things that you can you see, touch, feel, eat, use, made, etc.

 

CLASSIFICATION OF MATTER 

Matter can be classified as –

1. Living and non living things

2. Solid, liquid and gas

 

STATES OF MATTER

There are three (3) state of matter, namely –

1. Solid

2. Liquid

3. Gas

 

 

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. Explains the meaning of matter.

Student’s Activities – Define matter with appropriate examples.

3. Takes students on nature walk to collect different samples of matter.

Student’s Activities –

  • Take a nature walk and collect samples of matter.
  • Observe the collected specimens and group them by shape, color and size.

4. Guides class in discussion on the three states of matter.

Student’s Activities –

  • Participate in class discussion.
  • Copy notes from the Board.

 

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 – Meaning and Characteristics of living and Non Livings and Importance of Plants and Animals (JSS 1)

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Students to:

1. define matter.

2. list 3 states of matter.

 

 

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