Air (Flotation) – Objects that Float in the Air | Characteristics of Objects that Float in Air | The Effects of Air on the Body Primary 2 (Basic 2) Term 3 Week 6 Basic Science and Technology
BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME – LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT
PREVIOUS LESSON – Existence of Air – Meaning and Properties of Air | Uses of Air Primary 2 (Basic 2) Term 3 Week 5 Basic
TOPIC – AIR (FLOATATION)
2. Things that Float in Air
3. Make Objects to Float in Air
4. Characteristics of Objects that Float in Air
5. Effects of Moving Air on the Body
6. Revision, Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)
By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. observe and identify things that float in air.
2. make objects float in air.
3. state the characteristics of objects that float in air.
4. mention the effects air on the body.
The pupils can state and discuss the importance of air.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
2. Old newspaper
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.
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 1 – INTRODUCTION
Air is around us and parents everywhere.
We breathe in oxygen and breathe out carbo dioxide.
All living things need air.
The human, animals and plants would die without air.
There are many objects (living and non living things) can float in the air.
OBJECTS THAT FLOAT IN AIR
The objects that float in are as follows:
9. Dried leaves
10. Soap bubbles, etc.
CHARACTERISTICS OF OBJECTS THAT FLOAT IN AIR
Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class to identify the characteristics of objects that float in air.
LESSON 2 – EFFECTS OF AIR ON THE BODY
The effects of air on the body are as follows:
A gentle wind is called breeze because,
1. Gently wind cool our body.
2. It makes us relax and peaceful.
3. It supports movement.
4. It supports plants growth.
5. It is useful flying kites, aeroplane, etc.
6. It is useful for separating shafts from grains.
7. It is a source of energy.
8. It is useful for driving windmill, ship, boat, etc.
LESSON 3 – MAKING OBJECTS THAT FLOAT IN AIR
Based on the existing groups or pairs, teacher guides pupils to make objects that can float in air.
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. Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class.
3. Teacher asks pupils to make a list of objects that float in air.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify the objects that float in air.
4. Teacher uses the pupil’s responses to introduce the lesson and leads a discussion on objects that float.
Pupil’s Activities – Pay attention to the lesson introduction to understand the concept of the lesson.
5. Teacher guides pupils to identify the characteristics of some of the objects that float in air.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify the characteristics of some of the objects that float in air.
6. Teacher leads a discussion on the effects of air on the body.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify the effects of air on the body.
7. Teacher guides pupils to make and fly a kite.
Pupil’s Activities – Make objects that float in air.
8. Teacher summarizes the lessons on the board with appropriate lesson evaluation.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the summary of the lesson by responding correctly to the questions and write as instructed.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
- Next Lesson – Objects that Float on Water Primary 2 (Basic 2) Term 3 Week 7 Basic Science and Technology
Teacher asks pupils to,
1. name five things that float in air.
2. make and fly paper kites.
3. state 5 effects of air on the body.