# Meaning of Energy (Primary 1)

BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 1

THEME –  UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY

PREVIOUS LESSON – Technology in Transportation – Water Transportation (Primary 1)

TOPIC – ENERGY

LEARNING AREA

Meaning of Energy

2. Practical Demonstration of Energy

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. define energy.

2. identify different form of energy.

3. practical demonstration of energy in man, torch, generator, etc.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Batteries, generator, fuel, etc.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Charts

Pictures

Textbooks

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

ACTIVITIES 1

CARRYING THREE TO FOUR OBJECTS OF DIFFERENT SIZES – BUCKETS OF WATER

Note the bucket of water they are unable to carry.

ACTIVITIES 2

MEANING OF ENERGY

1. Why are you unable to carry this bucket of water? Expect response, we don’t have power.

Tell the pupils, the power needed to carry this bucket of water is called energy.

2. Touch light needs __________ to light up.

Expected response – batteries.

The batteries are called energy.

3. Car needs __________ and __________ to work – engine and petroleum/fuel.

The engine and petroleum/fuel are called energy.

4. Television, radio, fridge, etc. need __________ to work – electricity.

The electricity is called energy.

5. To dry a fish, we need __________ – fire or sun.

Fire and sun are called energy.

Teacher’s remark – We need energy to work. Touch light, cars, television, radio, generators, etc. need energy to work.

Now, ask them – what is energy?

Let the pupils define energy and summarize as the ability to do work.

PRESENTATION

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 through different activities that lead to what energy is about.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen, ask questions and define energy.

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

Pupils to –

define energy.