Class: Primary 2

Term: 2nd Term

Week: 10

Age: 6 years


Duration: 40 minutes


Subject: Basic Science And Technology

Curriculum Theme: Basic Technology

Topic: Energy

Content: Uses of Energy

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

  1. Mention two uses of 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 or illustrations of different energy sources
  • Flashcards with examples of energy use
  • Chart paper and markers

Rationale for the Lesson:

Understanding the uses of energy is crucial as it impacts various aspects of daily life, from powering appliances to transportation.

Prerequisite/Previous Knowledge:

Students should have basic knowledge of their surroundings and common objects.


Content Development: Uses of Energy

ContentTimeTeaching MethodTeacher’s Point/ActivitiesPupils’ Activities
Introduction 5 minsIntroduce the lesson Discuss what energy is and where we find it.Respond to questions and share ideas.
Types of Energy 5 minsDiscussionIntroduce different types of energy (e.g., electricity, heat).Engage in a discussion about energy types.
Uses of Energy 10 minsDemonstrationShow pictures/flashcards of common uses of energy (e.g., lighting, cooking).Identify and discuss uses of energy.
Examples 10 minsExplanationExplain two specific examples of energy use (e.g., turning on a light, using a stove).Repeat and discuss the examples.
Note taking 3 minsWriting Provide brief notes on the identified uses of energy.Copy the notes into their notebooks.
Evaluation 5 minsQuestion and AnswerAsk questions related to the uses of energy.Respond to questions individually.
Conclusion 2 minsRecap and DiscussionSummarize the lesson and its importance.Share what they’ve learned.

Note to Pupils:

Uses Of Energy

  1. Lighting: Turning on lights at home or in the classroom.
  2. Cooking: Using a stove or microwave to prepare food.
  3. Heating: Keeping warm using heaters or warm clothing.
  4. Playing: Using energy for active play and games.
  5. Charging: Charging electronic devices like tablets or toys.
  6. Moving: Using energy for transportation, like riding a bicycle.
  7. Listening: Using energy for listening to music on devices or radios.


  1. Can you name two examples of how we use energy?
  2. Where do we find energy in our daily lives?

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