Air Occupies Space 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 8

PRIMARY 2

THEME – LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Air Exists (Existence of Air) Primary 1 (Basic 1)

 

TOPIC – AIR OCCUPIES SPACE 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introductory Activities

2. Air Occupies Space

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 –

demonstrate that air occupies space using balloons.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Balloons and balls

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Balloon and balloon

 

 

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 – Give the girls balloons and balls to the boys. Ask them,

  • what is the content of the balloons and balls?
  • release the air inside the balloons and the balls, discuss the difference.

Pupil’s Activities – The balloon and the ball contain AIR.

Teacher’s remark – Air occupies space. The balloon and the ball expand with air while reduce without air.

 

LESSON 2 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s Activities – Get an empty bottle with a bowl of water and guide the pupils on the following instructions –

1. Put the a small bottle upside down into a bowl of water. What do you notice.

 

 

2. Gently turn the mouse of the bottle towards the water surface. What do you notice?

Pupil’s Activities – Active participation and response to teacher’s questions.

Expected response –

1. Water cannot fill the bottle.

2. There is bubbles as the water is filling the bottles.

Teacher’s Questions – A great cheer for active participation. Ask the pupils to –

  • explain why water cannot enter inside the bottle.
  • is the bottle empty?

Note – Give the pupils hints. 

Pupil’s Answers –

  • Water cannot enter inside the bottle because there is air inside the bottle.
  • No, the bottle is not empty.

Teacher’s remark – Air occupies space.

 

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 that air occupies space by inflating balloons.

Pupil’s Activities – Inflate balloons, polythene bags, etc.

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

 

 

Ask pupils to demonstrate that air occupies space.

 

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