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Synthetic and Naturally Occurring Drugs (Primary 6)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD

FIRST TERM

WEEK 2

PRIMARY 6

THEME – DRUG EDUCATION 

PREVIOUS LESSON – THIRD TERM EXAMINATION 

TOPIC – DRUGS

 

LEARNING AREA 

  • Lesson One – Meaning and Types of Drugs
  • Lesson Two – Synthetic and Naturally Occurring Drugs
  • Lesson Three – A trip to Synthetic and Naturally Occurring Drugs Store close to school (if there any).
  • Revision/Short Note and Weekly Assessment

 

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

 

LEARNING OUTCOME 

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

  1. Explain the meaning of drugs.
  2. Classify drugs as either naturally occurring drugs or synthetic drugs.
  3. List examples each of naturally occurring drugs and synthetic drugs

 

 

 

 

RATIONALE

A drug is any substance that can affects the operations of the body. The effects can be beneficial or harmful to health. Some drugs are used in the treatment, prevention and cure of a disease and are called medicines.

In this lesson, the pupils will understand different kinds of drug and choose actively.

 

LEARNING MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of sample and chart of synthetic and naturally occurring drugs.

 

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

Drugs are some called medicine. Both synthetic and naturally occurring drugs are basically drugs used by people. The pupils have the knowledge of these drugs.

 

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

 

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LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT 

 

ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES 

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 1 – Meaning and Types of Drug docx

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 2 – Synthetic and Naturally Occurring Drugs docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 3 – A trip to Synthetic and Naturally Occurring Drugs Store close to school (if there any).

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 4 – REVISION AND SHORT NOTE

INTRODUCTION

MEANING OF DRUGS 

Drug is any substance that affects the action of the body. That drugs are used as medicine to treat or prevent sicknesses.

These substances can be in form of solid (tablets), liquid (tonics, injections, creams or drips) and gas (inhalers)

 

TYPES OF DRUG

There are two types of drug – synthetic and naturally occurring drugs.

 

SYNTHETIC DRUGS

These are produced by mixing chemical compounds together e.g. cough syrup, panadol, etc. These are usually produced by pharmaceutical companies under licence.

 

NATURALLY OCCURRING DRUGS

Naturally occurring drugs e.g. honey, salt, alcohol, caffeine in Kolanut, bitter leaf, palm wine, etc. These drugs occur in nature. They are products of plants or animals.

 

 

 

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 5 – WORK BOOK (WEEKLY ASSESSMENT)

 

Attempt all the questions

 

1. ___________________ is any substance that affects the action of the body.

 

A. Synthetic drugs

B. Naturally Occurring drugs

C. Drugs

D. All of the above

 

2. Drugs are used as medicine to treat or prevent ___________________.

 

A. Synthetic drugs

B. Naturally Occurring drugs

C. Drugs

D. All of the above

 

3. There are ________ types of drug.

 

A. 2

B. Two

C. II

D. All of the above

 

4. ___________________ drugs occur in nature.

 

A. Synthetic drugs

B. Naturally Occurring drugs

C. Drugs

D. All of the above

 

 

 

 

5. ___________________ drugs are made up of chemical compound.

 

A. Synthetic drugs

B. Naturally Occurring drugs

C. Drugs

D. All of the above

 

6. ___________________ is the products of plants and animals.

 

A. Synthetic drugs

B. Naturally Occurring drugs

C. Drugs

D. All of the above

 

7. Salt, bitter Kola, alcohol, aspirin, etc. are good examples of naturally occurring drugs.

 

A. True

B. False

C. All of the above

D. None of the above

 

8. Salt, bitter Kola, alcohol, aspirin, etc. are good examples of synthetic drugs.

 

A. True

B. False

C. Maybe

 

9. Paracetamol and panadol are good examples of ___________________ drugs.

A. Gas

B. Liquid

C. Solid

D. All of the above

 

 

 

 

10. Inhaler is an example of ___________________ drugs.

 

A. Gas

B. Liquid

C. Solid

D. All of the above

 

11. Blood tonic, palm wine, beer, etc. are examples of ___________________ drugs.

 

A. Gas

B. Liquid

C. Solid

D. All of the above

 

12. What is a drug?

 

_____________________________________________________________

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Mention 2 types of drug with examples. 2 marks each

 

13. _____________________________________________________________

 

14. _____________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

15. Different between the 2 types of drug.

 

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Give an example of each of the following –

 

16. Solid drugs ______________________________________

 

17. Liquid drugs ______________________________________

 

18. Gas ______________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

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