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Scheme of Work Second Term Basic Science Primary 4

BASIC SCIENCE

SCHEME OF WORK

SECOND TERM

PRIMARY 4

THEME 1: LIVING AND NON – LIVING

WEEK 1

TOPIC – REVISION OF FIRST TERM’S WORK

Second Term, Third Term



WEEK 2

TOPIC – SOIL (CONSTITUENTS/PROFILE)

Content

  • Soil Constituents:
  1. Air
  2. Water
  3. Leaf litters
  4. Small rocks
  5. Dead animals
  6. Living animals

WEEK 3

TOPIC – GROWING OF PLANTS 
Content

  • Gardening – Gardening tools:
  1. Examples
  2. Uses
  3. Care of the tools
  • Conditions for Growing crops
  1. Water
  2. Air
  3. Nutrients
  4. Good soil

WEEK 4

TOPIC – GROWING OF PLANTS (CONTINUATION) 
Content

  • Soil Preparation
  • Planting and nurturing of plants

WEEK 5

TOPIC – PLANTS (WEEDS)
Content

  • Definitions and Identifications of weeds
  • Importance of weeds to farmers and the environment
  • Control measure
  1. Biological
  2. Cultural
  3. Chemical controls
  • Environmental protection: creating awareness of the negative side effect of the control measures.

WEEK 6

TOPIC – PESTS AND DISEASES OF CROP PLANTS
Content

  • Common pests
  1. Insects
  2. Bats; Birds
  3. Rodents
  4. Monkeys, etc.
  • Casual agents of these diseases
  1. Fungi
  2. Bacteria
  3. Viruses
  4. Nematodes
  • Some common diseases
  1. Maize smith
  2. Cassava mosaic;
  3. Comato rot
  4. Groundnut rosette, etc.
  • Control measures of crop pests
  • Effects of using chemicals in controlling pests of crops.

WEEK 7

TOPIC – WATER
Content

  • Evaporation
  • Condensation
  • Importance of water

WEEK 8

TOPIC – HUMAN BODY (FEEDING SYSTEM)
Content

  • The teeth
  1. Incisors
  2. Canines
  3. Premolars
  4. molars
  • The tongue
  • The lips

WEEK 9

TOPIC – FOOD (TYPES AND USES)
Content

  • Classes of food
  1. Carbohydrates
  2. Protein
  3. Fats and Oils
  4. Vitamins
  5. Minerals
  • Uses of food
  1. Energy sources
  2. Body building
  3. Protection

WEEK 10

TOPIC – ADEQUATE DIET (BALANCE DIET)
Content

  • Meaning
  • Components

WEEK 11

TOPIC – HARMFUL FOODS
Content

  • Harmful foods e.g. contaminated food
  • Bad feeding habits

WEEK 12 – REVISION

WEEK 13 – EXAMINATION