BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD
THEME – LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT
PREVIOUS LESSON – Third Term Examination Basic Science and Technology Primary 4 (Basic 4) – Exam Questions
TOPIC – CHANGE IN NATURE
Lesson One – Introduction to Changes around us
Lesson Two – Permanent and Temporary Changes
Lesson Three – Practical Activities that Demonstrate and Differentiate between Temporary and Permanent Changes
TIME – 40 Minutes each.
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. state the meaning of change.
2. mention and describe the changes they observe in their surrounding.
3. state the differences between temporary and permanent changes.
4. give examples of temporary and permanent changes.
5. demonstrate temporary and permanent changes
Every day we observe change around us. Changes are everywhere. Everything within and around are changing from the time to time. The change of day and night.
When rain falls, the ground gets wet, the plants start growing and become green. The weather get cool and comfortable. When the sun rises, the ground gets dry, plants and grasses remain the same or dried up, the weather becomes warms and sometimes, uncomfortable.
The concept of change around us will enable the pupils to understand that things around us are not always the same.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of a poster showing changes occurring in school and home surroundings.
The change of day and night. The group get wet or flood when the rain falls and get dry and dusty when the rain stops and the sunshine.
People are comfortable when the weather gets cool and uncomfortable when the weather becomes too warm or hot.
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
Lagos State Scheme of work
Basic Science and Technology
All Relevant Materials
ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES
LESSON DEVELOPMENT 1 – CHANGE AROUND US – WEATHER docx
LESSON DEVELOPMENT 2 – CHANGE AROUND US – TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT CHANGE docx
LESSON DEVELOPMENT 3 – NOTE ON CHANGE IN NATURE
INTRODUCTION – CHANGE AROUND US
Every day we observe change around us. Changes are everywhere.
Everything within and around are changing from the time to time. The change of day and night, rainfall, sunshine, stormy, cloudy, etc.
Change in our natural environment are caused by the weather. Weather is the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time – hot or cold, cool or warm, claim or stormy, clear or cloudy.
TYPES OF CHANGE
Temporary change is a change that can be easily reversed back to its original state.
Examples of temporary change include:
1. melting ice
2. melting butter
3. drying a wet cloth
4. dissolving salt in water
5. wetting sand, etc.
Permanent Changes is a change that cannot be easily reversed back to its original state.
There are three processes of permanent change:
Examples of permanent change include:
1. Burned candle
2. Baby growing to an adult
3. Raw meat cooking
4. Burning of wood or paper
5. Rusting of iron
6. Souring of milk, etc.
WORK BOOK (WEEKLY ASSESSMENT)
Attempt all the questions
Mention the change caused by rainfall and sunshine on –
1. The ground
2. The flowers and grasses
3. The school’s well
4. Grass growing
5. Opening the window
6. Human body
Basic Science and Technology (Primary 4)