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Materials (Types)

BASIC TECHNOLOGY

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

THIRD TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 5 

TOPIC: Materials 

LEARNING AREA 

  1. Lesson One – Identification of Materials
  2. Lesson Two – Types of Materials
  3. Lesson Three – Uses of Materials
  4. Lesson Four – Note, Revision/Test

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

LEARNING OUTCOME 

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. identify materials used in technology.
  2. list types of wood, metal and plastic.
  3. state what these materials are used for.

RATIONALE

Technology means any invention, including tools, machines, materials, techniques, and sources of power that makes work and lives easier for the people. These invention are made of materials like wood (hoe, cutlass, baskets, building, etc.), metal (hoe, cutlass, building, etc.) and plastic (electronics, chair, box, etc.). In the lesson, the pupils will be able to appreciate and identify materials in technology.

LEARNING MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Wood
  2. Metal
  3. Plastic
  4.  Oil
  5. Rag
  6. Pieces of metal
  7. Sample of various technologies for identification of material types.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

No materials, no technology. Technology is everywhere and affects the ways we live, play and learn. Materials are important components of technology. People choose technology sometimes based on materials – wood, metal or plastic. The pupils are all aware and can identify different materials of various technologies.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  2. Lagos State Scheme of work
  3. New Method Mathematics Book 6
  4. All Relevant Materials
  5. Online Materials

LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT

ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES 

  • LESSON DEVELOPMENT – NOTE ON MATERIALS (TYPES)

MEANING OF MATERIALS

Materials are resources used in making products of technology.

TYPES OF MATERIALS 

  1. Wood materials
  2. Metal materials
  3. Plastic materials

EXAMPLES OF PRODUCTS MADE FROM WOOD MATERIALS 

Products made from wood materials are bows and arrows, shelter, canoes, furniture, doors and windows, pallets, bridges, electric poles, etc.

EXAMPLES OF METAL MATERIALS 

Products made from metal materials are bolts and nuts, chairs  tables, tools, cylinder, pipes, roofing sheets, pots, spoons, containers, etc.

EXAMPLES OF PLASTIC MATERIALS 

Products made from plastics materials are rulers, toothbrushes, electronics, shirt and blouses buttons, plastic pipes, etc.

USES OF MATERIALS

As stated in examples of wood, metal and plastic materials.

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