• Class: Primary 3
  • Term: 2nd Term
  • Week: 10
  • Age: 8 years
  • Period:
  • Duration: 40 minutes
  • Date:
  • Subject: Basic Science Technology
  • Curriculum Theme: Basic Science
  • Topic: Conversion of Energy
  • Content: Examples of conversion and the application or technology product that uses the conversion.

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

  • Cognitive Domain: Identify and explain two examples of energy conversion and the technology products that use these conversions.
  • Affective Domain: Appreciate the role of energy conversion in daily life.
  • Psychomotor Domain: Demonstrate understanding through group discussions.
  • Social Domain: Participate actively in the class discussion on energy conversion.

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 diagrams illustrating energy conversion examples
  • Real-life objects representing energy conversion
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:
Understanding energy conversion is crucial for appreciating the applications of various technologies in our daily lives. It enhances scientific literacy and curiosity.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:
Students should have basic knowledge of different forms of energy.


Content Development: Conversion Of Energy

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeaching StrategyTeachers ActivityPupils ActivityLearning Point
Introduction 5 minsDiscussionQuestion and AnswerIntroduce the topic, ask students about things they know involving energy.Respond to questions and share experiences.Energy conversion is part of our daily experiences.
Examples 10 minsDemonstrationInquiry-Based LearningShow pictures or objects representing energy conversion examples.Observe and discuss examples in groups.Identify and understand examples of energy conversion.
Discussion 10 minsGroup DiscussionCooperative LearningDivide the class into groups. Discuss and share ideas on examples.Engage actively in group discussions.Collaborative learning enhances understanding.
Note Taking 5 minsWriting Note-TakingProvide a summary on the whiteboard; students take notes.Take notes in notebooks.Effective note-taking is essential for understanding.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerCritical ThinkingAsk questions related to energy conversion examples.Respond to questions individually.Assess individual understanding of energy conversion.
Conclusion 5 minsRecapReflectionSummarize key points, ask students to reflect on what they’ve learned.Share reflections or ask questions for clarification.Reinforce key concepts and encourage reflection.

Classroom Note:

Examples of Conversion of Energy:

  • Solar energy to electricity – Solar panels
  • Mechanical energy to electrical energy – Generator
  • Chemical energy to heat energy – Cooking gas stove)
  • Kinetic energy to electrical energy – Wind turbine


  1. Provide an example of energy conversion and its application.
  2. Why is understanding energy conversion important in technology?

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 6, 2024