Air Exists (Existence of Air) Primary 1 (Basic 1)

Last Updated on January 11, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

BASIC SCIENCE 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM  

WEEK 7 

PRIMARY 2

THEME – LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Other Parts of the Surrounding – Soil, Air and Water | Meaning of Soil | Things Found in the Soil | Importance to Soil to the Animals as habitat and Foods Primary 1 (Basic 1)

 

TOPIC – EXISTENCE OF AIR 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Air Exists

3. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

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. demonstrate that air exists.

2. create air current by blowing with the mouth or using paper fan.

3. demonstrate that air occupies space using balloons.

4. list the common sources o f water.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

All living things breathe in and breathe out.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Water

2. A bowl

3. Pieces of paper

4. Hand fan

 

 

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

 

WRITING INSTRUCTION 

Copy as I write or draw as I write. This instruction should be given when you need the pupils to write or draw.

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES 

Teacher’s Activities – Breathe in. Breathe out. Ask the pupils to do the same. What do we breathe in? What do we breathe out?

Pupil’s Activities – We breathe in Air. We breathe out air.

Teacher’s remark – We breathe in air. We breathe out air. Without air, no living things can survive. Living things are prove that air exists.

The air we breathe in is called oxygen while the air we breathe out is called carbon dioxide.

 

On board, copy as I write.

EXISTENCE OF AIR

Air is everywhere.

We cannot see it or touch but it is all around us.

We breathe in air. We breathe out air.

 

 

Without air, no living things can survive.

Living things are prove that air exists.

The air we breathe in is called oxygen while the air we breathe out is called carbon dioxide.

 

LESSON 2 – PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION II – EXISTENCE OF AIR

Teacher’s Activities – Cut a paper into smaller pieces and guide the pupils on this instruction –

  • blow the piece of paper or fan the pieces of paper. What do you observe?

Pupil’s Activities – The air blown away the pieces of paper.

Teacher’s remark – When air is moving, it is called wind. Air can blow sand, dust, roof, etc. away.

 

On board, copy as I write.

When air is moving, it is called wind. Air can blow sand, dust, roof, etc. away.

 

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. Demonstrates the existence of air by –

  • breathing in and breathing out air.
  • by using paper and hand fan.

Pupil’s Activities –

  • Breathe in and breathe out.

 

 

  • Create air currents by blowing with the mouth or using hand fan.

3. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

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

Air Occupies Space Primary 1 (Basic 1)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to show that air exists.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. Air is ______________.

A. everywhere

B. inside the house

C. outside the house

 

2. We cannot ______________ air or ______________ but air is all around us.

A. see, keep

 

 

B. touch, hold

C. see, touch

 

3. We breathe in ______________. We breathe out ______________.

A. dust

B. air

C. smoke

 

4. Without air, no living things can ______________.

A. survive

B. live

C. death

 

5. ______________ are prove that air exists.

A. Living Things

B. Non living thing

C. People, plants and animals

 

6. The air we breathe in is called ______________.

A. carbon dioxide

B. carbohydrates

C. oxygen

 

7. The air we breathe out is called ______________.

A. carbon dioxide

B. carbohydrates

C. oxygen

 

8. When air is moving, it is called ______________.

A. wind

B. dust

C. air

 

9. ______________ is everywhere.

A. wind

 

 

B. dust

C. air

 

10. Without ______________, no living things can survive.

A. wind

B. dust

C. air

 

 

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