PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME – HEALTH EDUCATION
PREVIOUS LESSON – Health and Hygiene III – Practical Demonstration of How to Purify Water (Primary 2)
TOPIC – HEALTH AND HYGIENE – PURIFICATION
1. Meaning of Air Pollution
2. Causes of Air Pollution
3. Ways of Preventing Air Pollution
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.
Smoke in the air
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.
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
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
3. Burning tyre, plastic or refuse
4. Smoke from engine like generators, motorcycles, trucks, etc.
5. Odor from dustbin.
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.
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.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
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 ____________.
4. Air pollution can suffocate. True/False
5. Air pollution cannot suffocate. True/False
Mention 2 ways to prevent air pollution.