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Heat and Temperature II – Thermometer

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

BASIC TECHNOLOGY 

ASEI PDSI 

THIRD TERM

WEEK 8

PRIMARY 5 

PREVIOUS LESSON – HEAT AND TEMPERATURE I

TOPIC: Temperature 

LEARNING AREA 

  1. Lesson One – Units and Symbols of Temperature Scale
  2. Lesson Two – Some Uses of Thermometer
  3. Lesson Three – Taking Measurement with Clinical Thermometer
  4. Lesson Four – Revision and Test

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

LEARNING OUTCOME 

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

  1. identify and name different types of thermometers.
  2. identify and write the units and symbol of temperature scale.

RATIONALE

There are different types of thermometer for measuring temperature. Examples of some thermometer are clinical thermometer, infrared thermometer, gas thermometer, liquid-in-glass thermometer and minimum & maximum thermometer.

The concept of temperature will enable the pupils to understand and appreciate important uses of different types of thermometer.

LEARNING MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. A chart showing different thermometers.
  2. A chart showing the units and symbols of temperature correctly.
  3. Different thermometers
  4. Flask of hot water.
  5. Some ice water.

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

Thermometer is used to measure temperature. Temperature is the degree of hotness or coldness of an object. To measure how hot or cold an object is, we use a thermometer.

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  1. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  2. Lagos State Scheme of work
  3. Basic Science and Technology
  4. All Relevant Materials
  5. Online Materials – enotes.com

LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT

ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES 

DOCUMENTS FORMAT/PDF

 

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