• Class: Primary 1
  • Term: 3rd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 6 years
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Subject: Basic Science Technology
  • Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology
  • Topic: Effects And Uses Of Sound
  • Content: Effects And Uses Of Sound

Specific Objectives:

  • Cognitive Domain: Pupils should be able to list two effects of sound.
  • Affective Domain: Pupils should appreciate the importance of sound in daily life.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Pupils should demonstrate ways to create different sounds using classroom objects.
  • Social Domain: Pupils should be able to discuss how sound is used in social activities.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks

Instructional Materials:

  • Flashcards of activities producing sound
  • Audio clips of various sounds (animals, musical instruments, environmental sounds)
  • Pictures showing sources of sound

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the effects and uses of sound is crucial for young learners as it forms the basis for communication and understanding the environment around them. Sound plays a vital role in our daily life, from facilitating communication through speech to alerting us to danger.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge: Pupils are expected to be familiar with common sounds in their environment (e.g., sounds from animals, vehicles, musical instruments).


Content Development: Effects And Uses Of Sound

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupil’s ActivityLearning Point
Step 1: Introduction5minDiscussionQuestioningIntroduce the topic, asking pupils about sounds they know and their sources.Pupils share sounds they are familiar with and guess their sources.Introduction to various sounds.
Step 2: Presentation of Effects of Sound10minDemonstrationInteractive demonstrationDemonstrate different sounds using audio clips and discuss their effects.Listen and respond to the effects of sounds presented.Understanding effects of sound.
Step 3: Presentation of Uses of Sound10minDemonstration & DiscussionExplanationDiscuss and demonstrate the uses of sound using flashcards and pictures.Participate in discussion and give examples of uses of sound.Learning uses of sound.
Step 4: Note Taking5minWritingGuided note-takingGuide pupils to write down notes on the effects and uses of sound.Pupils write notes.Consolidation of knowledge.
Step 5: Evaluation3minOral questioningRecall and applicationAsk questions to assess pupils’ understanding of the lesson.Answer questions based on the lesson.Assessing understanding.
Step 6: Conclusion2minRecapSummarizationSummarize the lesson, emphasizing the key points.Listen and recap the main points.Reinforcement of learning objectives.

Classroom Note:

Effects of Sound

  1. Can cause vibrations
  2. Can lead to hearing loss if too loud
  3. Can soothe or relax
  4. Can alert to danger
  5. Can disturb or disrupt

Uses Of Sound

  1. For communication (talking or music)
  2. To alert or warn (alarms)
  3. For entertainment (music, movies)
  4. In navigation (sonar, echolocation)
  5. To gather information (ultrasound)

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What are two effects of sound on the environment?
  2. Can you name two ways how sound is used in our daily life?
  3. How can sound affect our emotions?
  4. Why is it important to be aware of the sounds around us?

Note to Teachers:

Ensure to adapt the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to fit your unique teaching style, the specific curriculum you’re following, and the resources you have available. Consider using real-life examples and engaging stories to make the lesson more relatable and interesting for the pupils.

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Last Update: March 22, 2024