# Physics SS 1 Curriculum Guides – Physics in Technology – Electrical Continuity Testing, Solar Energy and Units of Measurement

THEME – PHYSICS IN TECHNOLOGY

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Tester, a metal rod, cell, a bulb

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to construct a simple electrical continuity tester.

### FOCUS LESSONS

Continuity faults in electric circuits

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. provide the materials for constructing an electrical continuity tester.

2. provide a faulty electric circuit and lead students to use the constructed tester to detect the point of discontinuity.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students construct a simple tester and use it to detect faults in the electric circuits.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to use the constructed tester to detect faults in a given electrical circuit.

THEME – PHYSICS IN TECHNOLOGY

Solar panel

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

1. construct a solar collector.

2. explain the use of solar energy panels for energy supply.

### FOCUS LESSONS

1. Solar Energy

2. Solar Panel for Energy Supply

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. provides the materials for constructing a solar flat plate collector.

2. leads students to construct the solar collector and use it to heat water.

3. leads discussion on use of solar panels in rural areas in Nigeria.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students construct a solar flat plate collector to collect solar energy and use it to heat water.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to,

1. use the solar panel to supply energy.

2. explain the function of solar panel.

THEME – PHYSICS IN TECHNOLOGY

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

1. Types of thermometric scales ºC, ºF, K

Apparatus marked with H.P and kWh, electric meters used in homes

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to identify units used in industry.

### FOCUS LESSONS

Units in industry

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher leads discussion on units used in industries such as temperatures in ºF1 power in Horse Power, oil in barrels and land in acres.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students hold discussion on units used in industries such as in temperatures in ºF1 power in Horse Power, oil in barrels and land in acres.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to convert industrial units to the SI units.