Drugs that are allowed to be used or taken are controlled drugs. These are naturally occurring drugs and synthetic drugs. Naturally occurring drugs are only prescribed by the traditional doctors, elders and parents. While synthetic drugs are prescribed and recommended by professional medical doctors.
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and be able to:
list and explain types of drug;
differentiate between naturally occurring drug and synthetic drug.
The pupils are required to already have learned drug.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of sample of naturally occurring and synthetic drugs.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
MacMillan Basic Science and Technology Book 6
Metropolitan Foundations of Basic Science and Technology Basic 6
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CONTENT OF THE LESSON
TYPES OF DRUGS
Naturally Occurring Drugs
METHOD OF USING DRUG
Oral – tablets, caplets, capsules and liquid are taken through the mouth, that swallow.
Muscular injection – liquid drugs taken by injection through the buttocks.
Veinous injection – liquid drugs taken by injection through the vein.
Occular – eye drops
Body application – ointment and balm are applied direct part.
Inhalation – through the nose.
Spray – applied as spray to the body especially strains in the leg.
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
Guides the pupils in discussing meaning of drug;
Pupil’s Activities – Participate in discussing the meaning of drug.
Summarizes the points on the board.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
differentiate between naturally occurring drugs and synthetic drugs;
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