Maintenance – Meaning (Types and Applications) of Maintenance, Importance of Maintenance (JSS 1)

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

 

BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM  

JSS 1

THEME: MAINTENANCE 

TOPIC – MAINTENANCE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Definition of Maintenance

2. Types and Applications of Maintenance

3. Importance of Maintenance

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, the students should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. explain the importance of maintenance.

2. list and describe types of maintenance practices.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Oiling and washing

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Grease, engine oil, louver frame, tools and machine parts, cotton, rag etc.

 

 

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  

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of maintenance is to ensure that our equipment are in good working condition always.

A breakdown in plants and machines cloud be as a result of inadequate maintenance. In all work place, houses, schools and roads, maintenance is needed in order to keep equipment in good working condition.

 

 

DEFINITION OF MAINTENANCE 

Maintenance is an activities that should be carried out on regular basis in order to keep equipment in good working condition.

 

TYPES OF MAINTENANCE 

There are three types of Maintenance, namely

1. Corrective maintenance 

This is the maintenance (repair) carried out after an equipment is no more working.

 

2. Preventive maintenance 

This is the maintenance (repair) carried out on equipment so that they will not stop working.

 

3. Predictive maintenance 

This is the maintenance required special instrument to detect a likely fault in any equipment. For example, tyre gauge, oil gauge, etc.

 

 

IMPORTANCE OF MAINTENANCE 

1. It makes our equipment last long.

2. It prevents us from dangers. For example, accidents at home or in the school.

3. It saves us from embarrassment.

4. It prevents our equipments and materials from rustling.

5. It beautifies our home and environment.

6. It reduces (saves) waste of money.

 

WAYS OF MAINTENANCE AND MATERIALS NEEDED FOR MAINTENANCE 

Maintenance could be as simple as the following:

1. Dusting the tables, refrigerator, fan, etc.

2. Sweeping the floor.

3. Mopping the floor.

4. Polishing or cleaning the furniture.

5. Replacing faculty electrical parts.

6. Polishing or cleaning shoes.

 

PRACTICAL DEMONSTRATION OF MAINTENANCE IN THE SCHOOL LAB

Teacher’s/Student’s 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 students some questions;

2. Explains the need and importance of maintenance.

Student’s Activities Listen and ask questions.

3. Explains types of maintenance.

Student’s Activities – State and explain types of maintenance.

4. Emphasizes the need for regular maintenance.

Student’s Activities – Undertake simple maintenance such as regular cleaning, oiling and greasing of simple machines and furniture.

5. Teacher’s/Student’s Activities – Application of maintenance.

 

CONCLUSION

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

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Students to:

1. explain the importance of maintenance.

2. list and explain types of maintenance.

3. distinguish between the types of maintenance;