BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME – YOU AND ENERGY
PREVIOUS LESSON – Forms of Energy I – Meaning of Energy (Primary 3)
TOPIC – FORMS OF ENERGY – LIGHT
1. Meaning of Light Energy
2. Source of Light Energy
3. Uses of Light Energy
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 energy.
2. identify different source of light energy.
3. states the uses of light energy.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
Charts or pictures showing different sources of light.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Energy is the ability to do work or get work do.
Energy is used to lift things, to heat up our food, give us light, power the car and generators, etc.
There are many forms of energy, namely – light Energy, heat energy, etc.
MEANING OF LIGHT ENERGY
Light energy are energy that produces light.
SOURCE OF LIGHT ENERGY
Guide the pupils to identify source of light energy. That’s, leads and asks pupils to mention things that produce light –
5. Battery – touch light
6. Petroleum – generator
10. Plants and Animals
USES OF LIGHT ENERGY
1. It helps us to see things.
2. It helps plants to make food
3. It helps plants to grow.
4. It is used in power the street light.
5. It is used in power home appliances.
6. It is used for controlling traffic.
7. It makes camera work well.
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 name the sources of light e.g the sun, stars, fire, electricity.
Pupil’s Activities – Name the sources of light e.g the sun, stars, fire, electricity.
3. Guides pupils to realize that light is not fire but fire produces light.
Pupil’s Activities – Identify fire as source of light.
4. Initiates and guides class discussion on the uses of light energy.
Pupil’s Activities – Discuss the uses of light energy.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to answer all the questions.
1. ________________ energy are energy that produces light.
A. Light Energy
B. Solar energy
C. Mechanical energy
2. Light energy helps us to see things. True/False
3. Light energy does not help plants to make food. True/False
4. Light energy helps plants to grow. True/False
5. Light energy is used in ________________ the street light without electricity.
List 2 sources of light energy.
Mention 3 uses of light.