TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA

TITLE: NOTE OF LESSON ON SOCIAL STUDIES

SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES

THEME: NATIONAL ECONOMY

TERM: SECOND TERM

WEEK: WEEK 4

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

NAME OF TEACHER:

DATE:          

AGE OF STUDENTS:

CLASS COMPOSITION: Slow and fast learners.

PERIOD:

TIME: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Unit, Pupils should be able to know:

  1. Meaning of telecommunication
  2. Means of telecommunication in Nigeria  and their uses
  3. Uses of telecommunication
  4. When and how to use telecommunication
  5. Why telecommunication do not work

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/ chalkboard
  • Interactive poster
  • Interactive video

TEACHING METHOD

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and Answers

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary school.
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools four Social Studies (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet.
  • Edudelight Social Studies TextBooks for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: the students are familiar with water and air transport.

WORD FILE:  Telecommunications, signals, electronically.                   

                            MODULE CONTENT

TELECOMMUNICATION

Telecommunications is an act of sending messages, image and signals over a long distance electronically.

MEANS OF TELECOMMUNICATION IN NIGERIA

  1. Television
  2. Telephone
  3. Fax machine
  4. Internet facilities
  5. Video player
  6. Email
  7. Radio

USES OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Television and radio uses

  1. Television is used for enlightenment and entertainment
  2. to listen to news
  3. Teach people different things about life.

 Telephone, fax, telex uses

  1. Used to send personal messages to individuals

PLACES WHERE TELECOMMUNICATION DEVICES ARE USED 

  1. Homes
  2. Schools
  3. Offices
  4. Cyber cafes
  5. Airport
  6. Seaports
  7. Post office

HOW TO USE TELECOMMUNICATION 

  1. Handle with care
  2. Go through  the user manual before use
  3. Follow the instructions step by step
  4. Install telecommunication devices properly
  5. Call for an expert  when there is need

USES OF TELECOMMUNICATION

  1. For communication
  2. For business
  3. For emergency
  4. For finding information

WHY TELECOMMUNICATION DO NOT WORK

  1. Vandalization of telephone equipment’s.
  2. Non payments of telephone bills by owners of the device.
  3. Power holding failure
  4. Faulty in the system.
  5. Lack of maintenance.
  6. Carelessness
  7. Not following device instruction manual
  8. Low electricity supply
  9. Too old for use (outdated)
  10. Climate changes
  11. Electrical faults

SOLUTIONS TO TELECOMMUNICATION PROBLEM

  1. Proper maintenance should be carried out on daily bases.
  2.  Bills should be paid on time.
  3. Any vandalization action should be reported on time
  4. Qualified technicians should be employed to fix devices issues.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (WATER AND AIR TRANSPORT).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic (TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM IN NIGERIA)
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What is telecommunication?
  • Mention the Means of telecommunication in Nigeria  and their uses
  • What ae the Uses of telecommunication
  • Mention how to use telecommunication
  • List three reasons Why telecommunication do not work

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

PREVIOUS LESSON:  WATER AND AIR TRANSPORT

NEXT LESSON: GENDER DISCRIMINATION

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