SECOND TERM BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY SCHEME OF WORK FOR PRIMARY THREE (3)

Lagos state ministry of education Scheme of work

Scheme of work for primary school – Edudelight.com

WEEK 1

TOPIC: Revision of Air

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. describe wind as air in motion.

2. describe their feelings when wind blows against their bodies.

3. explains the effects of air.

4. lists the uses of air.                                                                                               

CONTENT:

1. Meaning of air.

2. Types of air

3. Effects of air

4. Uses of air.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Initiates and guides class discussion on the meaning of air.                                                          

2. Explains the different types of air.

3. Lists and explains the effects of air.

4. Enumerates the uses of air.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Uses paper or hand fan to show air in motion.

2. Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

3. Participates in the listing of effects of air.

4. Listen and participates in the class.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

 1. Pieces of paper.

2. Feathers

3. Pictures of wind mill

4. Pictures/charts showing the effects of wind.

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. describe air in motion.

2. name two types of air you know.

3. give two effects of air.

4. list three effects of air.

WEEK 2

TOPIC: Ways of Contacting Substances in the Air

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE:Pupils should be able to:

1. discuss air as a means through which harmful substances are taken into the body.

2. explains environmental pollution.

3. explains how harmful substances are carried into the air by smoking.

4. explains how harmful substance are carried into the air by swallowing contaminated water.     

CONTENT:

1. Air carried harmful substances.

2. By environmental pollution.

3. By smoking

4. By swallowing contaminated water.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Initiates and guides class discussion on the role of air in transferring harmful substance into the body

2. Explains environmental pollution.

3. Displays picture/charts.

4. Discusses how harmful substances are carried into the air by smoking.

5. Uses charts/pictures to discuss how harmful substances are carried into the air by swallowing

contaminated water.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

2. Listen and participates in the class discussion.

3. Participates in class discussion.

4. Ask and answer question.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Unmaintained toilets in the school and soaker ways in the localities.

2. Pictures and charts of people smoking.

3. Pictures of children drinking contaminated water.

EVALUATION GUIDE:

Pupils to:

1. what is environmental pollution?

2. explains how harmful substances are carried into the air by smoking.

3. state how harmful substances are carried into the air by swallowing contaminated water.

4. make poster that can be placed in your school notice board on prevention of harmful substance in air.

WEEK 3

TOPIC: Examples of Diseases/Sickness Caused by Harmful Substances.

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. explains the meaning of disease/sickness

2. discuss examples of diseases and sickness caused by harmful substances.

3. explains symptoms and prevention of diseases and sickness.

4. explains treatment of the diseases/sickness.                                                         

CONTENT:

1. Meaning of diseases and sickness caused by harmful substances.

2. Examples of some diseases and sickness and prevention.

3. Symptoms of the diseases and sickness and prevention.

4. Treatment of the diseases/sickness.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Explains the meaning of diseases/sickness to the pupils.

2. Uses of someone or charts of someone sick, caused by harmful substances.

3. Lists and discusses examples of diseases and sickness.

4. Initiates and guides class discussion on symptoms and prevention of diseases and sickness.

5. Explains some of the treatment of the disease and sickness.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

2. Participates in the listing of disease and sickness, caused by harmful substances.

3. Participates in the class discussion.

4. Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Pictures or charts of someone sick caused by harmful substances.

2. Visit to a nearby clinic

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. define disease/sickness.

2. list three disease or sickness caused by harmful substances.

3. list two symptoms of disease and sickness.

4. list two preventions of sickness.

5. list two treatment of any sickness or disease you have studied.

WEEK 4

TOPIC: Water (Water Quality)

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. list the qualities of good water.

2. sources of good water.

3. explains the sources and qualities of bad water.

4.enumerate the qualities of good water.

5.enumerate the qualities of bad water.                                                                   

CONTENT:

 1. What is water?

2. Sources of good water.

3. Sources of bad water.

4. Qualities of good water.

5. Qualities of bad water.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Explains the meaning of water.

2. Provides pupils with samples of water of different qualities.

3. Explains the sources and qualities of bad water.

4.Explains and enumerate the qualities of good water.

5.Enumerate the qualities of bad water.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

2. Observes the colour of different samples provided

3. Participates in enumerating the qualities of good water.

4. Participates in enumerating qualities of bad water.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Samples of water

2. Clean water

3. Muddy water.

4. Rain water.

5. Tap water.

6. Contaminated water.

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. what is water?

2. give two sources of water.

3. distinguishes between good and bad water.

4. list three qualities of good water.

5. list three qualities of bad water.

WEEK 5

TOPIC: Water Quality

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. explains how water is contaminated.

2. state the dangers of drinking bad water.

3. importance of drinking good water.

4. explains ways and how to avoid drinking bad water.                                          

CONTENT:

 1. Contamination of water.

2. Dangers of drinking bad water.

3. Drinking of good water.

4. Avoiding drinking bad water.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Uses simple activities to guides pupils to identify water that is unfit fordrinking (check colour and odour).

2. Explains the dangers of drinking bad water.

3. Explains the importance of drinking good water.

4. Explains ways we can avoid drinking bad water.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Collect and observe substances that contaminated water e.g. sand, urine, dust, chemicals and germs.

2. Observe and describe sample of contaminated water.

3. Listen attentively to the teacher.

4. Participate in the class work.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Samples of sand,

2. Urine

3. Dust.

4. Chemicals

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. list three substances that contaminate water.

2. mention three substances that makes water unfit for drinking.

3. list five effects of drinking bad water.

WEEK 6

TOPIC: Substances that Contaminate Water

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. identify and name some substances that make water unfit for drinking.

2. explains how dead and decaying animals contaminate water

3. explains how contaminate water.

4. discuss how dumping of refuse in rivers contaminate water.                              

CONTENT:

 1. Leaking pipes in rivers and underground.

2. Dead and decaying animals.

3. Human waste.

4. Dumping of refuse in river.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Imitates and guides class discussion on how leaking pipes in rivers and underground contaminate water.

2. Explains how dead and decaying animals contaminate water.

3. Explains the effects of human waste on water.

4. Discusses how dumping of refuse in river contaminate water.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

 1. Participates in class discussion.

2. Listen attentively

3. Participates in the class discussion.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Charts showing ways water can be contaminated

2. Water contaminated with dust, sand particles.

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. explains how leaking pipes in rivers can contaminate water.

2. describe how water contaminated with decaying animals is like

3. name two human wastes that contaminate water.

4. give three reasons why refuse should

WEEK 7

TOPIC: Water Purification (Making Water Fit for Drinking)

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. explains the meaning of purification of water.

2. describe how distillation process can purify water.

3. explains the meaning and ways of filtration.

4. explains boiling of water a method of purifying water.

5. name and explain how to keep the sources of water clean.                            

CONTENT:

1. Distillation of water.

2. Water filtrations.

3. Boiling of water.

4. Keeping source of water clean.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Explains the meaning of water.

2. Brings samples of contaminated water.

3. Initiates and guides class discussion on ways of purifying water.

4. Explains the meaning of filtration and demonstrates ways of purifying water by filtration.

5. Explains the  process of making water pure by boiling

6. Guides the pupils on how to purify water by boiling.

7. Enumerates the sources of water and explain how to keep the sources of water clean.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Filter samples of water using sieve cloth.

2. Add alum.

3. Add disinfectant to a sample water.

4. Listen to the  teacher’s explanation and participates in the class demonstration.

5. Listen to the teacher’s explanation and fellow the teacher’s guide on how to purify water by boiling.

6. Participates in enumerating the sources of water and how to keep them  clean.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Alum

2. Disinfectant e.g. Izal, Dettol, TCP, Miltton solution.

3. Muddy water

4. Container

5. Clean white cloth

6. Stove.

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. mention three methods of purifying  water.

2. list three examples of disinfectants.

3. what is the meaning of filtration.

4. explains how you can purify water by boiling.

5. state two sources of water and explain how to keep them clean.

WEEK 8

TOPIC: Making Water Fit for Drinking (Filtration)

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. explains and name some chemicals for filtering.

2. describe ways of filtering.

3. explains the changes that occur when alum is put in water.                                

CONTENT:

 1. Filter samples of water using sieve cloth.

2. Add alum to muddy water.

3. Add disinfectant to sample water.

4. Practicalized all the processes of purifying water.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Explains what filteration is and discusses the process in the class.

2. Provides pupils with coloured water (muddy water) initiates and guides class in carrying out the processes of filtration.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

2. Participates in the class discussion and participate in filtering of water in the class.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Sieve cloth.

2. Coloured water e.g. muddy water.

3. Basin

4. Disinfectants e.g. TCP, Dettol

5. Alum

6. Charts.

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. mention two methods of filtration.

2. form your practical in the class, write out your findings in your note.

3. list two examples of disinfectants.

WEEK 9

TOPIC: Things about Water

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. explains and name things about water

2. explain the process of condensation.

3. explain water as solvent

4. describe the practical work on the water project.                                                 

CONTENT:

1. Evaporation of water.

2. Condensation of water.

3. Water as solvent.

4. Water projects (practical work on period 1-3 above).

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Initiates and guides class practical work.

2. Explains the process of condensation of water.

3. Explains and practicalized how water is a solvent.

4. Guides pupils in the practical work on water project.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES:

1. Observe practical work in evaporation

2. Listen to the teacher’s explanation.

3. Follow the teacher’s directive in carrying out the project.

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:          

1. Stove, water (boil the water until it evaporates from the kettle.

2. Sun- Water to be kept in an intensive sun heat for evaporation.

EVALUATION GUIDE: Pupils to:

1. explains the process of evaporation of water.

2. what is condensation of water?

3. describe and write out how water is a solvent.

WEEK 10

TOPIC: More about Water Purification

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVE: Pupils should be able to:

1. practicalize

2.practical.                                                                                                               

CONTENT:

 1. By boiling.

2. Filtration

3. Addition of alum

4. Addition of disinfectants.

TEACHER ACTIVITIES:

1. Leads the pupils in practical work.

2. Leads the pupils in practical works.

PUPILS ACTIVITIES: Follow the teacher’s directive

TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCE:

1. Stove

2. Water

3. Sieve cloth

4. TCP

EVALUATION GUIDE:       Pupils to:

1. list four ways of purification

2. write down their findings.

WEEK 11: REVISION

WEEK 12:EXAMINATION

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