BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD
PREVIOUS LESSON – Our Weather – Meaning and Symbols of Weather and Weather Records (Primary 4 and 6) ASEI PDSI METHOD
TOPIC – The Solar System
Lesson One – The Natural Bodies in Our Solar System
Lesson Two – The Sun and The Planets
Lesson Three – Gravity and Weightlessness
Revision and Test
TIME – 40 Minutes each.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. identify and name some planets in our Solar System.
2. identify the components of the solar system their location and importance.
3. state the relationships among the earth, sun, moon other planets and the stars.
4. demonstrate that the earth exerts a pull on objects and bodies.
The Solar system is made up of the Sun, the Earth and all of the planets that move around it. The Sun’s gravitational force holds the solar system together. The earth among other planet is the only planet that supports life.
The concept of solar system will enable the pupils to understand and appreciate the Earth among other planet and give them incentives to preserve and respect our natural resources.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Picture of people in space
Chart showing the solar system
Balls of different sizes.
The land, the mountains, the rivers and the seas are all parts of the earth. Plants and animals are also parts of the earth.
All these things, the pupils can identify.
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
Lagos State Scheme of work
Basic Science and Technology
All Relevant Materials
Online Materials – The Solar System – The Natural Body in Our Solar System – The Sun and The Nine Planets – Gravity and Weightlessness (Primary 6)
ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES
LESSON DEVELOPMENT 4 – REVISION AND TEST