Meaning and Existence of Air (Primary 2 and Primary 3)

Last Updated on September 5, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

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BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

PRIMARY 3 /FIRST TERM /WEEK 3 

PRIMARY 2 /THIRD TERM /WEEK 3 

THEME – LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Soil – Types and Properties of Soil (Primary 2) AND Importance of Soil (Primary 1 and Primary 3)

TOPIC – AIR 

LEARNING AREA

1. Existence of Air

2. Meaning of Air

 

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 the existence of air.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Air inside a ball or balloon

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Electric fan

2. Hand fan

3. Straw and water

 

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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  

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Asks the pupils to – 

Breathe in

Breathe out

 

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Teacher’s Questions – What did you breathe in? What did you breathe out? 

Pupil’s expected answer – AIR 

We breathe in and out air.

 

Further Questions

Put on the electric fan and asks pupils, the fan blow ___________?

What other thing can be used to blow air?

Pupil’s expected answers – fan blown air, we can used hand fan and our mouth to blow air.

 

Teacher’s Remark 

Air is around.

We breathe in air (oxygen) and breathe out air (carbo dioxide).

All living things need air. The human, animals and plants would die without air.

Note – don’t ask the pupils to close their noses.

 

LESSON TWO – EXISTENCE OF AIR

Air exists because we breathe it everyday and its necessary for most things living on this earth.

 

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MEANING OF AIR 

Air is the the mixture of gases that surround us.

The gases are invisible, odorless and tasteless.

When air is motion, it is called wind.

Wind is air in motion.

 

LESSON EVALUATION/ASSIGNMENT 

Find out 5 objects that contain air.

1. _____________________________

2. _____________________________

3. _____________________________

4. _____________________________

5. _____________________________

 

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.

Pupil’s Activities – Follow teacher’s instructions to prove the existence of air.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to answer all the questions. 

1. mention 5 animals that breathe in and out air.

2. plants breathe in and out air. True/False

3. identify 5 things that used air to work well. Hint – tyre, ball, balloon, etc. 

 

 

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