Health and Hygiene IV – Meaning (Causes) of Air Pollution (Primary 2)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM  

WEEK 4

PRIMARY 4

THEME – HEALTH EDUCATION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – Health and Hygiene III – Practical Demonstration of How to Purify Water (Primary 2)

TOPIC – HEALTH AND HYGIENE – PURIFICATION 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Air Pollution

2. Causes of Air Pollution

3. Ways of Preventing Air Pollution

 

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. explain the meaning of air pollution.

2. identify the causes of air pollution.

3. state ways of preventing air pollution.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

Smoke in the air

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Firewood, kerosene stove, 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 – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Physical and Health Education Primary 1, Primary 2 and Primary 3 Links

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

INTRODUCTION 

Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Demonstration of Rising Dust – Sweeping

Question – what is your observation?

Pupil’s Expected Response – Rising dust

 

Teacher’s remark – The rising of dust or smoke caused air pollution. Air pollution makes breathing difficulty for both human and animals.

 

 

MEANING OF AIR POLLUTION 

Air pollution is the pollution of air by dust, smoke or odor.

When dust, smoke, odor or chemicals get in the air, it makes the air unsafe breathing.

 

POLLUTION CAUSES OF AIR POLLUTION

1. Dust

2. Smoking

3. Burning tyre, plastic or refuse

4. Smoke from engine like generators, motorcycles, trucks, etc.

5. Odor from dustbin.

6. Fart

7. Chemicals

 

 

WAYS OF PREVENTING AIR POLLUTION 

1. Wet the floor before sweeping.

2. Stay away from smoker, burning tyre, plastic, etc.

3. Proper services of engines.

4. Dispose dirt properly.

5. Keep dustbin away from the building.

 

 

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. Explains air pollution.

Pupil’s Activities – Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

3. Guides pupils to identify various causes of air pollution.

Pupil’s Activities – State the causes of air pollution.

4. Leads pupils to state how air pollution can be prevented.

Pupil’s Activities – Mention ways of preventing air pollution.

 

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:

1. Smoke, dust odor caused ____________.

A. Air pollution

B. Land pollution

C. Water pollution

 

2. Smoke from generator cannot cause air pollution. True/False

 

3. Air pollution makes it unsafe for ____________.

A. Breathing

B. Eating

C. Drinking

 

4. Air pollution can suffocate. True/False

 

5. Air pollution cannot suffocate. True/False

 

Mention 2 ways to prevent air pollution.

 

6. ____________________________

 

7. ____________________________