# Physics SS 3 Curriculum Guides – Application of Electromagnetic Field, Battery, Dams and Energy Production, Electroplating, NICOM SAT 1, Repair and Maintenance of Machines, Rickets and Satellites and Transmission Systems

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

TEACHING AIDS

1. Horse – shoe magnet

2. D.C. source

3. Soft iron core

4. Hair spring

5. Pointer

6. Cardboard

7. Model transformer

8. Connecting wires and key

9. Poles

10. Araldite

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. galvanometer

2. electric motor

3. generator

### FOCUS LESSONS

1. Galvanometer

2. Electric motor

3. Generators

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. shows film/chart of galvanometer, electric motor and generators and their various parts.

2. arranges a visit to an electrician workshop for display of the various parts of these devices under repairs.

3. leads discussion on the construction of these devices.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students,

1. construct a galvanometer and use it.

2. construct an electric motor.

3. construct D.C and AC generators.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to construct:

1. galvanometer.

2. D. C motor.

3. AC motor.

4. DC/AC generator and use them.

5. explain their function

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Components of cells:

• Different metal plates
• Suitable electrolyte

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to construct a battery.

Battery

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. provides suitable electrolyte for use in the construction of a battery of at least three cells.

2. assists students to construct the battery and use it to light a bulb

3. shows film/chart of a battery and its parts.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students construct a battery of, at least, 3 cells and use it to light a bulb.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to construct a battery of at least three cells and measure the e.m.f.

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Film/picture/chart of dams in Nigeria

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. identify dams for producing electricity in Nigeria.

2. describe how electricity is produced from a dam.

### FOCUS LESSONS

1. Location of dams for producing electricity in Nigeria.

2. Principle of production of electricity from dams.

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. shows film/picture/chart of dams in Nigeria.

2. leads discussion on how electricity is produced from a dam.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students,

1. watch film/picture/chart of dams in Nigeria.

2. Discuss how electricity is produced from a dam.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to,

1. list dams in Nigeria for producing electricity.

2. describe how electricity is produced from a dam.

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

1. Suitable electrolyte

2. Electrodes

3. D.C. source

4. Connecting wires

5. Key

6. Rheostat

7. Ammeter

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, students should be able to electroplate a suitable electrode.

Electroplating

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. provides suitable electrolyte for use in electroplating a suitable electrode.

2. shows film/chart on industrial electroplating process.

3. leads discussion on the application of electroplating in industries.

4. visits an appropriate industry to see electroplating in process.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students,

1. prepare a suitable electrolyte and use it to electroplate a suitable electrode.

2. discuss the application of electroplating in industries.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to electroplate a metal spoon and use it.

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

1. Pictures/charts/films of NICOM SAT 1

2. Literature on NICOM SAT 1

3. Newspaper cuttings

4. Information pamphlet on NICOM SAT 1

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. state the features of NICOM SAT 1.

2. describe its operation.

3. state its uses to Nigeria and its neighbours.

### FOCUS LESSONS

1. Features of NICOM SAT 1

2. Its Operation and Uses

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. shows pictures/charts/films of NICOM-SAT 1 indicating its component parts

2. leads discussion on its features, operation and uses.

3. invites an expert to give a talk on NICOM-SAT 1 and its contribution to Nigeria.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students,

1. examine pictures/charts of, and watch film on NICOM-SAT 1.

2. Read literature on NICOM SAT 1 and discuss the features, operation and uses of NICOM SAT 1.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to,

1. list the features of NICOM SAT 1.

2. describe its operation

3. list its uses.

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

1. Chart/Picture of abandoned faulty machines

2. Film on consequences of poorly maintained machines.

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. state the need to identify faults in machines and get them repaired.

2. state the need for regular maintenance of machines.

3. identify and follow a maintenance schedule for a machine.

### FOCUS LESSONS

1. Need for repairs of machines.

2. Need for regular maintenance of machines.

3. Maintenance schedule of machines.

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. leads discussion on the need for identification of faults in machine and their early repairs.

2. leads discussion on regular maintenance of machines.

3. shows picture/chart/film on faulty machines and consequence of poorly maintained machines.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students,

1. discuss the need for early repairs of identified faults in machines.

2. discuss regular maintenance of machines.

3. watch picture/chart/film on faulty machines and consequences of poorly maintained machines.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to,

1. state need for repairs of machines.

2. state need for regular maintenance of machines.

3. identify and follow maintenance schedules for machines.

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Pictures/charts/film of rockets and satellite

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. identify the component parts of rockets and satellites;

2. describe the functions of rockets and satellites.

3. state the uses of rockets and satellites.

### FOCUS LESSONS

1. Component parts of rockets and satellites.

2. Functions of rockets and satellites.

3. Uses of rockets and satellites.

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. shows picture/charts/films of rockets and satellites indicating their component parts.

2. leads discussion on the functions of rockets and satellites.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students,

1. examine pictures/charts of rockets and satellites to identify their component parts.

2. discuss the functions of rockets and satellites.

3. discuss the uses of rockets and satellites.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to,

1. identify the component parts of rockets and satellites.

2. describe the functions of rockets and satellites.

3. state the uses of rockets and satellites.

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Picture, chart or video showing different parts of a transformer.

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. construct simple transmission system.

2. explain why it is preferred to have a high p.d instead of high current transmission over a long distance.

Transformer

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. shows film/chart of a transformer and its parts.

2. invites an expert to give a talk on electrical transmission from energy generating plant to the consumers in the street.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students construct a model transmission system using a transformer.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to,

1. construct a model of a transmission system.

2. explain how electrical energy is transmitted from generating plant to street users.

THEME – FIELDS AT REST AND IN MOTION

### INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

Chart showing different types of simple and complex machines.

### LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

1. state the need for the use of machines.

2. state instances where machines are used.

### FOCUS LESSONS

1. Need for use of machines in doing work

• easier
• quicker
• more conveniently

2. Instances of use of machine,

• at home
• in offices
• in industry
• in agriculture
• in transportation, etc.

### LESSON PRESENTATION

TEACHER’S ACTIVITIES

The teacher,

1. leads discussion on the need for the use of machines.

2. leads discussion on various instances for the use of machines.

STUDENT’S ACTIVITIES

The students discuss the need for and instances where we use machines.

### LESSON EVALUATION

Students to list the uses and instances for the use of machines.