Class: Primary 3
Term: 1st Term
Week: 1
Age: 8 years
Duration: 45 minutes
Date:
Subject: Basic Science & Technology
Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology
Topic: Technology

Content:

  1. Definition of technology
  2. Examples of technology-related products

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

  • Define technology
  • List 5 examples of technology products

Instructional Materials:

  • Pictures or samples of technology-related products
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Notebooks and pens

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding technology is essential because it surrounds us and plays a crucial role in our daily lives. This knowledge helps us appreciate the world we live in and inspires us to innovate.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Pupils have a basic understanding of the world and the objects they encounter in their daily lives, but they may not yet be familiar with the term “technology.”

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES:

Content Development: Technology – Definition and Examples

Content (Steps)TimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsDiscussion– Ask pupils if they have heard the word “technology” before.
– Discuss what technology means and why it’s important in our lives.
– Explain that technology includes items or products created to make tasks easier or solve problems.
– Share if they’ve heard of “technology.”
– Participate in the discussion.
– Listen to the explanation.
Definition of Technology10 minsExplanation– Define technology as the use of scientific knowledge, tools, and techniques to create products or systems that solve problems or make tasks easier.
– Give examples of technology products, such as smartphones, computers, and bicycles.
– Listen to the definition.
– Observe examples of technology products.
Examples of Technology15 minsDiscussion & Visual Aid– Show pictures or samples of various technology-related products (e.g., cars, washing machines, microwave ovens, etc.).
– Discuss each product’s purpose and how it makes life easier.
– Encourage pupils to ask questions and participate in discussions.
– Observe pictures or samples.
– Ask questions and participate in discussions.
– Share their thoughts on technology products.
Class Discussion5 minsGroup Discussion– Initiate a class discussion on technology products pupils encounter in their daily lives.
– Encourage pupils to share examples of technology they use at home or school.
– Discuss the importance of understanding technology.
– Share examples of technology they know.
– Engage in discussions.
– Listen to others and share their thoughts.
Note to Pupils – Definition of Technology3 minsNote Taking– Provide pupils with a note summarizing the definition of technology.
– Pupils copy the note into their notebooks.
– Copy the note into their notebooks.
Examples of Technology Products2 minsNote Taking– Provide pupils with a note listing examples of technology-related products.
– Pupils copy the note into their notebooks.
– Copy the note into their notebooks.
Conclusion2 minsRecap & Reflection– Summarize the main points about technology and its role in our lives.
– Ask pupils to reflect on how they use technology and its benefits.
– Listen to the summary.
– Share their reflections on technology and its benefits.

Note to Pupils –

Definition of Technology:
Technology is the use of scientific knowledge, tools, and techniques to create products or systems that solve problems or make tasks easier.

Examples of Technology Products:
Examples of technology-related products includes:

  1. Smartphones
  2. Computers
  3. Bicycles
  4. Cars
  5. Washing machines
  6. Microwave ovens
  7. Television
  8. Refrigerators
  9. Electric fans
  10. Clocks

Evaluation:

  1. What is technology?
  2. Mention 4 example of technology you use at home or school?
  3. Why is technology important?

Note to Teachers:
Feel free to customize the lesson content, teaching methods, and pupil activities to suit your teaching style, curriculum, and available resources.

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Last Update: September 17, 2023