Class: Primary 4

Term: 1st Term

Week: 1

Age: 9 years

Duration: 40 minutes



Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology

Topic: Technology

Content: Meaning of Technology (context: Explains and defines technology with good illustrations.)

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

  • Define Technology.

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 or illustrations of various technological objects
  • Whiteboard and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the concept of technology is crucial in today’s world as it surrounds us and impacts our daily lives significantly.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of everyday objects and their functions.


Content Development: Technology 

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsQuestion and AnswerDiscuss with students what they think technology is. Encourage their ideas.Share their thoughts on what technology means.
Definition of Technology 10 minsExplanationExplain the meaning of technology using simple language and illustrations.Listen and ask questions if they have any.
Examples of Technology 10 minsDiscussion and DisplayShow pictures or illustrations of various technological objects (e.g., smartphones, computers, cars). Discuss their functions.Identify and name technological objects and their functions.
Importance of Technology 5 minsDiscussionDiscuss why technology is important in our lives (e.g., makes tasks easier, improves communication).Share their thoughts on the importance of technology.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions about the lesson content and the definition of technology.Answer questions individually.
Conclusion 5 minsRecap and ConclusionSummarize the lesson, and emphasize the role of technology in our daily lives.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:


Technology refers to the use of scientific knowledge, tools, and machines to solve problems, make tasks easier, and improve our daily lives. It includes things like computers, smartphones, machines, and systems that help us communicate, work, and live more efficiently.


  1. What is the meaning of technology?
  2. Can you name some examples of technology?
  3. Why is technology important?

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: October 6, 2023