Forms of Energy I – Meaning of Energy (Primary 3)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 7 – INTRODUCTION TO ENERGY 

WEEK 8 – ACTIVITIES ON FORMS OF ENERGY 

PRIMARY 3

THEME – YOU AND ENERGY 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Forms of Technology IV – Characteristics of Developed Technology (Primary 3)

TOPIC – FORMS OF ENERGY

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Energy

2. Forms of Energy

 

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 –

1. explain the meaning of energy.

2. identify the forms of energy – light energy.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Physical energy

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1.

 

 

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  

WEEK 7

 

INTRODUCTION 

Energy is the fundamental need of our everyday life. So much so, that the quality of life and even its sustenance, is dependent on the availability of energy.

Energy is everywhere around us and takes different forms. For example, it takes energy to cook food, to drive to school, and to jump in the air.

 

 

MEANING OF ENERGY 

Energy is the ability to do work or get work do.

Energy is used to lift things, to heat up our food, give us light, power the car and generators, etc.

 

WEEK 8

 

FORMS OF ENERGY 

There are many forms of energy, namely –

1. Light energy

Activities – Mention 5 things that produces light.

 

2. Heat energy

Activities – Mention 5 things that produces heat.

 

3. Mechanical energy

Activities – Mention 5 things that are made of machine.

 

4. Solar energy – sun

 

5. Electrical energy

Activities – Mention 5 things that produces electricity. Hint – battery, generator, etc. 

 

6. Chemical energy

 

Teacher’s activities – Takes a lead in the above activities.

 

 

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. Leads pupils to perform some activities that will lead to the introduction of energy such as lifting different objects with different size.

Pupil’s Activities – Follow the teacher’s lead.

3. Guides pupils identify the energy used for lifting objects.

Pupil’s Activities – Pupils identify power as energy.

4. Asks pupils to say what they understand by energy.

Pupil’s Activities – Explain what is energy.

5. Lists types/forms of energy on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify different types/forms of energy.

6. Discusses the forms of Energy with examples.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively class discussion.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to answer all the questions. 

 

 

1. ________________ is the fundamental need of our everyday life.

A. Energy

B. Food

C. Water

 

2. ________________ is everywhere around us and takes different forms.

A. People

B. Sun

C. Energy

 

3. ________________ is used to cook food, to drive to school, and to jump in the air.

A. Gas cooker

B. Energy

C. Firewood

 

3. ________________ is the ability to do work or get work do.

A. Food

B. Paracetamol

C. Energy

 

4. The energy that produces light is ________________.

A. Touch light

B. Light energy

C. Bulb

 

5. The energy that makes machines to work is ________________.

A. Chemical energy

B. Solar energy

C. Mechanical energy

 

6. The alternative energy to home appliances are ________________ and ________________.

A. Solar and light energy

B. Solar and mechanical energy

C. Solar and chemical energy

 

7. The energy used for cooking is ________________.

A. Heat energy

B. Mechanical energy

C. Solar energy

 

8. The cost saving energy for drying foods is ________________.

A. Heat energy

B. Mechanical energy

C. Solar energy

 

Give 2 source of light energy.

 

9. __________________

 

10. ________________