AGRICULTURE PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES
WEEK 2 – WEEK 3 –
PREVIOUS LESSON – First Term Examination Links For Primary Schools
TOPIC: CLIMATE AND WHAT CONSTITUTE THE WEATHER
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. Explain the meaning of climate.
2. State what constituents climate.
The pupils are required to already have learned classes of plant and animals.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of of map of Nigeria and course books.
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.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON INTRODUCTION
MEANING OF CLIMATE
Climate is the average weather conditions over a given period of time. It is the change in weather over a period of time or given place.
WHAT CONSTITUENTS CLIMATE
The things that make up the climate are:
Temperature is the hotness or coldness of a place over given period of time. There are two seasons in Nigeria – the rainy and dry season. This determine the distribution of crops and plants.
Rainfall is the amount of rain that fall at a particular place or time.
Sunlight is the amount of energy or light received from the sun.
Wind is the natural movement of air from time to time. It can be observed as trees, dust or particles move under its force.
Humidity is the amount of water vapour present in air.
Atmospheric pressure is the pressure within the earth’s surface.
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 pupils some questions;
2. Guides the pupils to discuss the present condition of the atmosphere.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the present condition of the the atmosphere.
4. Discusses the things that made up the climate.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the things that made up the climate.
5. Guides and supervises the pupil’s activities.
To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – distribution of crops.
1. What is climate?
2. Mention 4 things that made up the climate.
3. Draw a map of Nigeria and locate the vegetation zones.