# Meaning and Examples of Energy | Forms of Energy Primary 1 (Basic 1) Term 1 Week 5 Basic Science and Technology

### BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 1

THEME – UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY

PREVIOUS LESSON – Uses of Energy (Primary 1)

### TOPIC – FORM OF ENERGY

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Energy

2. Forms of Energy

3. Examples of Energy

4. Revision and Weekly Assessment (Test)

### PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. explain the meaning of energy.

2. identify different forms of energy.

3. gives examples of energy.

### ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify and describe the type of energy used in lifting an object.

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts/flash cards showing forms of energy.

2..Object in classroom like switch, fan, bucket of water, Rope, torchlight.

3. Outside the classroom (sun)

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

### LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION (MEANING OF ENERGY)

Energy is the ability to do work. It is the power we need to complete our work. For examples – we need energy to walk, run, pull and push.

FORMS OF ENERGY

There are different forms of energy energy. Some of them are as follows –

1. Heat Energy

2. Electrical Energy

3. Light Energy

4. Solar Energy

5. Kinetic Energy

HEAT ENERGY

Heat energy is the energy that makes an object warm or hot. For examples – heat from the sun, fire, pressing iron, etc. or from objects that produce heat.

ELECTRICAL ENERGY

Electrical energy is the energy that powers our electrical appliances. This kind of energy makes the television, radio, fan, electrical cooker, etc. work.

### LESSON 2 – LIGHT ENERGY, SOLAR ENERGY AND KINETIC ENERGY

LIGHT ENERGY

Light energy is the energy that helps us to see things clearly. For examples – light from the sun, bulb, torchlight, television, candle, flash light, fire, Electric bulb, kerosene lamp, stars, etc.

SOLAR ENERGY

Solar energy is the energy from the sun. Energy from the sun heat, cool, and light homes and businesses. It can also power some of our home appliances.

KINETIC ENERGY

Kinetic energy is the energy an object possesses because of its motion. For examples – walking, falling, flying, and throwing.

LESSON 3 – REVISION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

Energy is the ability to do work. It is the power we need to complete our work. There are different forms of energy energy. Some of them are as follows – Heat Energy, Electrical Energy, Light Energy, Solar Energy and Kinetic Energy.

Energy from the sun, bulb, torchlight, television, candle, flash light, fire, Electric bulb, kerosene lamp, stars, etc. are called _____.

Energy from the sun heat, cool, and light homes and businesses. It can also power some of our home appliances. This form of energy is known as _____.

Light energy is the energy that helps us to see things clearly. For examples – light from the sun, bulb, torchlight, television, candle, flash light, fire, Electric bulb, kerosene lamp, stars, etc.

Energy from the sun heat, cool, and light homes and businesses. It can also power some of our home appliances. This form of energy is _____.

Energy in motion is _____.

### PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson based on what he/she taught or what the pupils have learned.

2. Teacher organizes pupils in groups or pairs depending on the size of the class and available instructional materials.

3. Teacher gives each group different object that they can lift as a group or individual.

4. Teacher asks the groups, what does it takes to lift each of this object.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils might mention…. power or energy.

5. Teacher uses the objects and the pupil’s relevant responses to introduce the lesson and leads a class discuss on the meaning of energy.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils pay attention to the introduction and participate actively in the class discussion on the meaning of energy.

6. Teacher uses examples of light energy, heat energy, electrical energy, solar and kinetic energy to lead a class discussion on different forms of energy.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils participate actively in the class discussion on different forms of energy.

7. Teacher displays real objects or chart showing bulb, torchlight, sun, electric cooker, etc. to guide the pupils to identify each form of energy.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils identify and analyze the importance of each energy in their daily life.

8. Teacher summarizes the lesson on the board using appropriate lesson evaluation.

Pupil’s Activities – The pupils participate actively in the summary by responding correctly to the questions and write as instructed.

### 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

Teacher asks the pupils to –

1. define energy.

2. state 3 types of energy.

3. explain the following –

I. Heat energy

II. Solar energy

III. Light energy

IV. Kinetic energy

V. Electrical energy

### WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST)

Instruction – Choose the correct answer from the options A and B.

1. Energy is the ability to do _____.

A. work

B. nothing

2. _____ is the power we need to complete our work.

3. There are many forms of energy.

A. True

B. False

4. _____ is the energy that makes an object warm or hot.

A. solar energy

B. heat

5. The energy that powers our electrical appliances is _____.

A. light

B. electricity

6. _____ is the energy makes the television, radio, fan, electrical cooker, etc. work.

A. Battery energy

B. Electrical energy

7. Light energy is the energy that helps us to _____ things clearly.

A. not see

B. see

8. Solar energy is the energy from the _____.

A. heat

B. sun

9. _____ is the energy from the sun heat, cool, and light homes and businesses.

A. Solar energy

B. Heat energy

10. _____ can also power some of our home appliances.

A. Sun energy

B. Solar

11. Kinetic energy is the energy an object possesses because of its _____.

A. motion

B. stop

12. Motion means _____.

A. movement

B. stopping

Give one example of each of the following:

13. Light energy _____

14. Solar energy _____

15. Heat energy _____

16. Electrical energy _____

17. Kinetic energy _____

Note – Randomly choose 10 questions for the test.