Uses of Simple Machines Primary 1 (Basic 1)

Last Updated on January 9, 2021 by Alabi M. S.

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BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 3

PRIMARY 1

THEME – UNDERSTANDING BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – FIRST TERM EXAMINATION 

 

TOPIC – USES OF SIMPLE MACHINES 

 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Introductory Activities

2. Meaning of Simple Machines

3. Uses of Simple Machines

4. Lesson Evaluation and Weekly Assessment (Test)

 

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 –

identify and state the uses of simple machines.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Simple Machines at Home and in the School

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of –

Sample or charts showing different types of simple Machines.

 

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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

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CONTENT OF THE LESSON

LESSON 1 – INTRODUCTORY ACTIVITIES

Teacher’s Activities – Display sample or charts showing simple machines for the pupils to identify and state the 1uses of these machines.

Pupil’s Activities – Simple machine are uses for cutting, sweeping, fetching water, carrying, etc.

Teacher’s remark – A simple machine makes work more easier and very important at home and in the school. Discuss and summary the pupils points on the board.

 

On board, copy as I write.

USES OF SIMPLE MACHINES

A simple machine make work easier and used for –

1. eating foods, e.g. spoon and fork.

2. cutting e.g. Knife, cutlass, axe, scissor, etc.

3. sweeping and dusting cobweb e.g. broom

 

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4. grinding e.g. blender, grinder stone, mortar and pestle, etc.

5. carry e.g. bucket, basket, wheelbarrow, etc.

6. fetching water e.g. bucket, etc.

8. hanging clothes e.g. hanger

9. fastening objects together e.g. rope, chain, etc.

10. hitting e.g. hammer, stone, etc.

 

LESSON 2 – REVISION, LESSON EVALUATION AND WEEKLY ASSESSMENT (TEST) 

As stated in the performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

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. Provides samples of simple machines in the home and school.

Pupil’s Activities – Collect and use some simple machines e.g broom, hoe, can opener, spoon, etc.

3. Summarizes the lesson on the board.

Pupil’s Activities – Copy as the teacher writes.

 

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

The Safe Use of Simple Machines at Home in the School | Danger of Careless Use of Simple Machines Primary 1 (Basic 1)

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to mention 4 simple machines at home and in the school.

 

 

WEEKLY ASSESSMENT

ATTEMPT ALL THE QUESTIONS

 

 

1. _____________ is used for hitting nail.

A. Cup

B. Hammer

C. Spoon

 

2. _____________ is used for fetching water.

A. Bucket

 

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B. Basket

C. Cup

 

3. _____________ is used for hanging clothes.

A. Rope

B. Wood

C. Hanger

 

4. _____________ is used for starting fire.

A. Match

B. Kerosene

C. Oil

 

5. _____________ are used for pounding yam.

A. Mortar and pestle

B. Blender and grinder

C. Grinding stone and blender

 

6. _____________ is used for grinding peppers.

A. Grinding stone

B. Mortar

C. Knife

 

7. _____________ is a modern pepper grinder.

A. Grinding stone

B. Mortar

C. Blender

 

8. _____________ is a local pepper grinder.

A. Grinding stone

B. Mortar

C. Blender

 

9. _____________ is used for starting fire in the past.

A. Stone

 

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B. Match

C. Iron

 

10. _____________ is used for starting fire in the past.

A. Stone

B. Match

C. Iron