• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 8
  • Age: 8 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Basic Science and Technology
  • Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology
  • Topic: Energy
  • Content: Uses Of Chemical Energy

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Identify and explain two uses of chemical energy.
  • Affective Domain: Develop an appreciation for the role of chemical energy in daily life.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate the process of a simple chemical reaction.
  • Social Domain: Collaborate in discussing and sharing ideas about chemical energy.

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:

  • Pictures or samples illustrating chemical energy use
  • Whiteboard and markers
  • Simple materials for a demonstration of a chemical reaction (e.g., baking soda and vinegar)
  • Textbooks

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding the uses of chemical energy is crucial for comprehending the various ways it impacts our daily lives, from household activities to industrial processes.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have a basic understanding of energy concepts and simple chemical reactions.


Content Development: Uses Of Chemical Energy

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeacher’s ActivityPupils’ ActivityLearning Point
Introduction5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerInitiate a discussion on energy and ask pupils about daily activities using chemical energy.Respond to questions and participate in the discussion.Understanding the relevance of chemical energy in daily life.
Identification 10 minsGroup ActivityGuided Group DiscussionDivide students into groups and guide them to mention two uses of chemical energy.Discuss within groups and share ideas.Identifying common uses of chemical energy.
Demonstration 10 minsDemonstrationExperimentationConduct a simple chemical reaction demonstration (e.g., baking soda and vinegar).Observe and ask questions during the demonstration.Observing a basic chemical reaction process.
Note Taking5 minsWriting Note-TakingProvide a brief summary of the discussed uses of chemical energy.Take notes in their notebooks.Documenting uses of chemical energy.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerGroup QuizPose questions related to chemical energy uses and conduct a quick group quiz.Discuss and answer questions in groups.Assessing understanding through group participation.
Conclusion 5 minsRecapReinforcementSummarize key points about chemical energy and its uses.Reflect on what they’ve learned.Reinforcing understanding of chemical energy.

Classroom Note:

Uses Of Chemical Energy

  1. Heating our homes.
  2. Cooking food.
  3. Running vehicles.
  4. Generating electricity.
  5. Producing light.


  1. Name two uses of chemical energy mentioned in class.
  2. Explain a simple chemical reaction you observed during the demonstration.

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

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Last Update: January 7, 2024