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Meaning of Wind (Air in Motion) | The Useful Effects Of Wind On Human Primary 3/Basic 3 Term 2 Week 2 Basic Science and Technology

 

BASIC SCIENCE 

SECOND TERM

WEEK 1

PRIMARY 2

THEME –  LEARNING ABOUT OUR 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – As in Second Term (Term 2) Week 1 Plan Lesson Notes for Primary Schools

 

TOPIC – AIR IN MOTION – WIND 

 

LEARNING AREA

1. Introduction

2. Meaning of Wind

3. Effects of Wind on Living and Non Living

4. Lesson Evaluation 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 wind as air in motion.

2. describe the feelings when wind blows against their bodies.

3. demonstrate that air can do work.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils can identify the effects of wind on the body.

 

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of Pieces of paper, Kite, Balloon, 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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTION 

Air is around us.

We cannot see it but we feel the air in motion on our body.

Just like the air blow carried leaves, paper and other particular, It also enable us to move or carry our body from one place to another.

 

 

MEANING OF WIND 

Wind is air in motion.

 

 

EFFECTS OF WIND ON LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS

The effects of wind can useful or harmful.

 

USEFUL EFFECTS OF WIND 

Useful wind is gentle.

A gentle wind is called breeze because,

1. Gently wind cool our body.

2. It makes us relax and peaceful.

3. It supports movement.

4. It supports plants growth.

5. It is useful flying kites, aeroplane, etc.

6. It is useful for separating shafts from grains.

7. It is a source of energy.

8. It is useful for driving windmill, ship, boat, etc.

 

 

LESSON 2 – HOW WIND WORKS?

Demonstrate how wind works by using hand fan, kite, balloon or ball.

 

 

PRESENTATION

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;

1. Initiates and guides class discussion on the meaning of wind.

Pupil’s Activities – Use paper or hand fan to show air in motion.

2. Makes reference to pupils experience on windy days.

Pupil’s Activities – Observe and describe the effect of wind on their bodies, light objects like feathers or pieces of paper.

3. Guides pupils to make and fly paper or polythene kites.

Pupil’s Activities – Make and fly paper kites.

4. Presents inflated balloons to lift objects.

Pupil’s Activities – Use inflated balloons to lift things.

5. Explains to pupils that wind propels the balloons, kites and windmill.

6. Guides pupils to demonstrate that air does work.

Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate how air work.

7. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Participate actively in the lesson summary 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.
  • Next Lesson –

 

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Asks pupils to:

1. explain the meaning of wind as air in motion.

2. describe the feelings when wind blows against their bodies.

3. demonstrate that air can do work with fan and kite.