BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME: LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS
PREVIOUS LESSON – Different between Plants and Animals and Importance of Living and Non Living Things (JSS 1)
TOPIC – METAL AND NON METAL MATERIALS
1. Introductory Activities
2. Classification of Non Living Things – Metal and Non – Metal Materials
4. Different between Metal and Non – Materials
5. Uses of Metal and Non – Materials
By the end of the lesson, the students should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
1. collect samples of non – living things.
2. sort out the materials into metals and non – metals.
3. distinguish between metals and non – metals.
4. explain the uses of the materia is.
Living and Non Living Things
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Objects collected
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
Teacher’s Activities – Display objects made of metal and non metal materials for the students to identify and differentiate.
Student’s Expected Response – One is made of plastic or wood (depending on the object displayed) and the other is made of iron.
Teacher’s Remark – All materials made of iron are known as metal materials. While plastic, wood, etc. are non metal materials.
CLASSIFICATION OF NON LIVING
Non living things can be classified as –
1. Metal Materials – iron
2. Non – Metal Materials – wood, paper, water, etc.
Teacher’s Activities – asks the students to give more examples of metal and non metal materials.
EXAMPLES OF METAL AND NON METAL MATERIALS
As stated by the students.
IMPORTANCE (USES) OF METAL METAL MATERIALS
Metal materials are materials like iron, lead or copper. These materials are useful materials because of their strength, toughness and stiffness and used for –
6. Electric conductors
9. Construction, etc.
IMPORTANCE (USES) OF NON METAL MATERIALS
Non metal materials are materials like plastic, paper, cloth, wood, etc. that have no metallic content. They are used for –
4. Transportation – boat
6. Electrical insulators
9. Construction, etc.
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 students some questions; the teacher,
2. guides class in discussion on –
- properties of metals and non – metals,
- importance of metals and non – metals.
Pupil’s Activities – Active participation in the class discussion.
3. guides students to differentiate between the materials and sort them into metals and non – metals.
Pupil’s Activities –
- Observe and collect non – living materials in their school surroundings.
- Group materials as metals and non – metals.
4. takes students on a nature walk to observe and collect non – living thing materials.
5. Summary of the lessons.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy the board summary.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Next Lesson – Human Development – Meaning of Puberty and Adolescence – Menstruation, Menstrual Cycle and Menstrual Hygiene – Myths and Facts about Pubertal Changes in Boys and Girls (JSS 1)
1. list 5 examples each of metals and non – metals.
2. state three properties each of metals and non – metals.
3. mention four uses each of metals and non – metals.