Class: Basic 5

Term: 1st Term

Week: 8

Age: 10 years

Period:

Duration: 40 minutes

Date:

Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Curriculum Theme: Basic Science

Topic: ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY

Content:

  • Meaning of Environmental quality.
  • Identifying ways of maintaining a healthy environment.
  • Define Potted plant and list the materials needed to make a potted plant.
  • List the methods for making a potted plant.

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

  1. Define environmental quality.
  2. Identify 3 ways of maintaining a healthy environment.
  3. Define a potted plant and list 5 materials needed to make a potted plant.
  4. List the methods for making a potted plant.

Reference Materials:

  • 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
  • Abuja Educational Resource Centre Scheme of work
  • NAPPS National Unified Scheme of Work
  • Course Book
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks (List your relevant textbook here)

Instructional Materials:

  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Pictures or diagrams of environmental quality
  • Samples of potted plants or materials
  • Potting soil, pots, and gardening tools

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding environmental quality and how to make potted plants is important for maintaining a healthy and clean environment.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have a basic understanding of their environment and the importance of cleanliness.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Content DevelopmentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Discuss the concept of environmental quality.Participate in the discussion.
– Introduce the lesson’s topic: “Environmental Quality.”
Environmental Quality10 minsExplanation– Define environmental quality and its importance.Listen and take notes.
– Discuss 5 ways of maintaining a healthy environment.Discuss and ask questions.
Making a Potted Plant10 minsDemonstration– Define a potted plant and list 5 materials needed.Observe the demonstration.
– Explain 5 methods for making a potted plant.Ask questions for clarity.
Practice5 minsActivity– Show samples of potted plants or materials.Engage in making potted plants.
Note taking5 minsNote-Taking– Have students take notes on environmental quality and making potted plants.Take notes on the topic.
Evaluation5 minsQuestion and Answer– Ask pupils questions to assess their understanding.Respond to questions.
Conclusion5 minsRecap– Summarize the key points about environmental quality and making potted plants.Participate in the recap.

Note to Pupils:

Environmental Quality

Environmental quality refers to the overall condition and cleanliness of the environment. It includes the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we live on. Maintaining a healthy environment is important for our well-being.

Ways to maintain a healthy environment: To maintain a healthy environment, you must:

  1. Keep your surroundings clean by sweeping and clearing debris.
  2. Dispose of waste properly by using designated bins.
  3. Save water by using it wisely and fixing leaks.
  4. Plant trees and flowers to improve air quality.
  5. Avoid littering and pollution.

Potted Plant

A potted plant is a plant grown in a pot or container.

Materials needed to make a Potted plant: To make a potted plant, you’ll need these materials:

  1. A pot or container.
  2. Potting soil or compost.
  3. Seeds or a young plant.
  4. Water.
  5. Sunlight.

Methods for making Potted plant: To create a potted plant, follow these methods:

  1. Fill the pot with potting soil.
  2. Plant the seeds or young plant.
  3. Water the plant but avoid overwatering.
  4. Place the pot in a sunny spot.
  5. Care for your plant by watering it regularly and removing dead leaves.

Evaluation:

  1. Define environmental quality.
  2. List 3 ways of maintaining a healthy environment.
  3. Define a potted plant and list 5 materials needed to make one.
  4. List 5 methods for making a potted plant.
  5. Participate in creating a potted plant.

Note to Teachers:
Customize the teaching methods and activities based on your curriculum, resources, and students’ needs. Ensure active student participation and engagement throughout the lesson.

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Last Update: October 27, 2023