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Objects that Sink in Water (Primary 2)

 

BASIC SCIENCE 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 2

THEME – LEARNING ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – OBJECTS THAT FLOAT ON WATER 

TOPIC – OBJECTS THAT SINK IN WATER 

 

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. identify things that sink in water.
  2. demonstrate how to make objects sink in water.

 

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Piece of iron
  2. Stone
  3. Thread
  4. Feather
  5. Cork, 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

  1. Scheme of Work
  2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  3. Course Book
  4. All Relevant Material
  5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

ACTIVITIES 1 – IDENTIFY OBJECTS THAT SINK IN WATER

Put some objects that can sink and float in/on water for the pupils to identify. 

 

ACTIVITIES 2 – DEMONSTRATE WAYS OF MAKING SOME OBJECTS SINK IN WATER

 

For example, how make a floating object sink in water using sinking objects. 

 

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 pupils to identify objects that sink in water.
  3. Pupil’s Activities – Name things that sink in water.
  4. Demonstrates to pupils some ways of making objects sink in water e.g. tying a stone to a feather, cork, etc.
  5. Pupil’s Activities – Observe the demonstration.
  6. Guides class discussion on other ways of making things sink in water.
  7. Pupil’s Activities – Make things to sink in water.

 

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 – Identification of Colour

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

  1. name three things that sink in water.
  2. make things to sink in water