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Change Around Us – Meaning and Causes of Erosion (Primary 5)

 

 

BASIC SCIENCE

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 

SMASE – ASEI PDSI METHOD

FIRST TERM

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 5

TOPIC – EROSION 

 

LEARNING AREA 

  • Lesson One – Meaning and Types of Erosion
  • Lesson Two – Causes of Soil Erosion
  • Lesson Three – Revision and Test

 

TIME – 40 Minutes each.

 

LEARNING OUTCOME 

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

  1. Explain the meaning of erosion.
  2. State two causes of erosion

 

 

RATIONALE

Erosion is the wearing away of the earth’s surface soil by water, wind and other human activities. Due to erosion, many lives and properties have been lost due to erosion problems in many communities. Common causes of erosion are rainfall, flood events, wind. Also, certain human activities like construction works and bush burning can expose the soil to erosion.

The lesson will enable the pupils to understand and appreciate the concept of erosion and how to avoid these causes of erosion.

 

LEARNING MATERIALS 

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

  1. Buckets of water, hand fans. soil and trays (per groups).
  2. Pictures or charts showing erosion.

 

PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE

Rainfall is the main causes of running water and strong wind comes along with different particles especially soil. The pupils understand these concepts.

 

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
  6. Previous Lessons – First Term Plan Lesson Note Basic Science and Mathematics Links (Primary 4, 5 and 6)

 

 

LESSON PLAN/DEVELOPMENT

ASEI PDSI LESSON NOTES 

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 1 – Meaning and Types of Erosion docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 2 – Causes of Soil Erosion docx

 

LESSON DEVELOPMENT 3 – REVISION AND TEST

 

 

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