Class: Primary 2

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 6

Age: 6 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology

Topic: Energy

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

  • Define Energy

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:

  • Pictures showing different activities (e.g., running, playing)
  • Flashcards with illustrations
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the concept of energy is essential as it helps us comprehend how things work and the role energy plays in our daily lives.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have a basic understanding of everyday activities and movements.


Content Development: Energy

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction5 minsIntroduce the lesson Engage pupils by asking: “What do you understand by the word ‘energy’?”Respond to questions and share their ideas.
Defining Energy 15 minsDiscussionDiscuss the meaning of energy using pictures and examples. Encourage pupils to express their understanding.Share thoughts on what energy means.
Examples 10 minsDemonstrationProvide examples of activities that require energy (e.g., running, playing).Identify and discuss examples of activities that use energy.
Note taking 5 minsExplanationSummarize the key points about energy.Take notes in their notebooks.
Evaluation 3 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions like, “What is energy?” or “Can you give an example of an activity that uses energy?”Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 2 minsRecap and DiscussionRecap the lesson, emphasizing the importance of energy in our daily lives.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:


Energy can be defined as the power or ability to do work or make things happen. It is what allows us to move, play, and do various activities.

Energy is essential for everything we do, from running and jumping to turning on lights or playing with toys.


  1. What is the meaning of energy?
  2. Can you give an example of an activity that uses energy?

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: November 20, 2023