Class: Primary 1

Term: 1st Term

Week: 5

Age: 6 years

Duration: 45 minutes

Date:

Subject: Basic  Science & Technology 

Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology

Topic: Uses of Simple Machines at Home

Specific Objectives:

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

  1. State 2 uses of simple machines at home

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:

  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Chalk/Markers
  • Illustrative Pictures of Simple Machines
  • Real-life Examples of Simple Machines

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

Content Development: Uses of Simple Machines at Home

TimeContentTeaching MethodTeacher’s Points/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
5 minsIntroductionDiscussionGreet the pupils and engage in a brief conversation about their knowledge of machines.Explain that simple machines are tools that make work easier.Listen attentively.Participate in the discussion when prompted.
10 minsExamples of Simple MachinesVisual PresentationShow illustrative pictures of common simple machines used at home, such as a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, etc.Explain how each machine works and its specific purpose.Observe the pictures attentively.Ask questions to clarify doubts.
15 minsUses of Simple Machines at HomeClass DiscussionEngage the pupils in a discussion about the uses of simple machines at home.Encourage them to provide examples from their own experiences.Listen attentively.Contribute to the discussion by sharing their ideas and experiences.
10 minsEvaluationQuestion and AnswerAsk pupils questions about the uses of simple machines at home.Provide feedback and correct misconceptions.Respond to the questions asked.Listen to feedback and corrections.
5 minsNote CopyingIndividual ActivityProvide a summary note on the uses of simple machines at home.Explain that pupils should copy the note into their notebooks.Copy the note into their notebooks.

Note:

Simple Machines at Home

Simple machines at home are basic tools that are used at home to make work easier and faster.

Uses of simple machines at home:

  1. We use door handle for opening and closing doors easily.
  2. Screws are used to secure lightbulb in the socket.
  3. Scissors are used for cutting papers and clothes
  4. Knife is used for cutting fruits and vegetables.

Evaluation Questions:

  1. What are simple machines?
  2. Can you give an example of a simple machine used at home?

Teaching Aids:

  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Chalk/Markers
  • Illustrative Pictures of Simple Machines
  • Real-life Examples of Simple Machines

Note to Teachers:

Please note that the actual content of the lesson, teaching methods, and pupil activities may vary based on your specific teaching style and curriculum or resources. Feel free to customize the lesson note to fit your needs.

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Last Update: August 27, 2023