BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
THEME – LIVING AND NON LIVING THINGS
PREVIOUS LESSON – FIRST TERM REVISION
TOPIC – SOIL CONSTITUENTS
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –
- identify and name some soil constituents.
- demonstrate the existence of soil constituents.
The uses of soil.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
- Samples of soil
- Hand towel
- Sheets of paper
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
- Scheme of Work
- 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
- Course Book
- All Relevant Material
- Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES 1 – COLLECT AND BRING SOIL SAMPLES FROM THE SCHOOL GARDEN
PUPIL’S ACTIVITIES 2 – IDENTIFY THE CONSTITUENTS OF THE SOIL
- Leaf litters
- Dead animals
- Living animals
- Soil particles – sand, loam and clay.
- To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
- To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
- Take pupils on field to collect soil samples.
- Pupil’s Activities – Collect soil from different places and identify the constituents of the soil samples.
- Asks pupils to collect soil samples from the school garden and guides them to handpick visible soil constituents.
- Pupil’s Activities – Bring samples of garden soil to class and hand pick visible soil constituents like leaf litters, small, rocks, dead and living organisms, etc.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to give two (2) examples of soil constituents.