BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME – UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Forms of Technology III – Characteristics of Underdeveloped Technology (Primary 3)
TOPIC – FORMS OF TECHNOLOGY
1. Meaning of Developed Technology
2. Characteristics of Developed Technology
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 developed technology
2. state two distinguishing characteristics between developed and underdeveloped technology.
Matches and lighter
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Charts and posters, hoes, cutlasses, vehicles, etc.
2. Matches and lighter.
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
Technology is the use of knowledge to create new devices or tools.
The two forms of technology are underdeveloped and developed technology.
MEANING OF DEVELOPED TECHNOLOGY
Developed technology is a modern technology that make work easy and faster than underdeveloped technology.
Examples of developed technology are lighter, gas and electric cooker, blender, washing machine, motor, etc.
CHARACTERISTICS OF DEVELOPED TECHNOLOGY
1. Developed technology are modern day technology.
2. It is also known as high quality technology.
3. It makes work easy and faster.
4. It makes work neat and smooth.
5. It consumes less energy.
6. It is very expensive.
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. Guides the pupils to identify and name examples of under developed and developed technology.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify and name examples of developed technology.
3. Explains the differences between underdeveloped and developed technology.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify examples of underdeveloped and developed technology.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
list three differences between under developed and developed technology.