BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM

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BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN SCHEME OF WORK

BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM

BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN SCHEME OF WORK

WEEK1 BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN

Topic: Measurement

Subtitle: Measurement of Length

Learning Objectives: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Define measurement of length
  2. State measuring length instrument
  3. State unit of length

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: meter ruler, measuring tape, hand span, a cubit

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with numbers in hundred, tens and units from their previous classes.

CONTENT

Length

Measurement of length is the process of measuring the distance between any two points in terms of width, thickness, depth, and height.

Instruments for measuring length

The International System Unit(SI Unit) of measuring length is in Meter, meter is indicated as m.

100centimeter(cm) = 1Meter(m)

10milimeters(mm) = 1Centimeter(cm)

10centimeter(cm) = 1Decimter

Strategies& Activities:

Step1: Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step2: Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3: Teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.

Assessment & Evaluation:1. Measure the height of your desk.

  1. mention three instrument for measuring length
  2. convert 500 centimeters to meter

WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.

Assignment: 1. using your hand span measure the length of your be.

2.what is the International System of measuring length?

  1. convert 3meter to centimeter 

WEEK 2 BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN

Topic: Measurement of mass

Subtitle: Mass

Learning Objectives: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Define mass
  2. State two instruments for measuring mass
  3. State the unit of mass

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: Kitchen Scale, weighing balance and beam balance

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.

CONTENT

Mass is the amount weight a body or and contains. We can use the following to know the mass of an object; beam balance, kitchen scale, spring balance and bathroom scale.

We know the main standard unit of mass or weight is kilogram which we write in short as ‘kg’. 1000th part of this kilogram is gram which is written in short as ‘g’. Thus 1000 gram = 1kilogram and 1 kilogram = 1000 gram

Below is a picture of objects of different weight, 500g and 1kg.

Strategies& Activities:

Step1: Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step2: Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3: Teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.

Assessment & Evaluation: 1. What is mass?

  1. mention two instrument you can use to measure mass.

 

WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.

Assignment:1. Convert 9kg to grams

  1. write three instruments we can use to measure the mass

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WEEK 3 BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN

Topic: Measurement of Time

Subtitle: Time

Learning Objectives:At the end of this this lesson,pupils should be able to:

  1. Define time
  2. State two instruments for measuring time
  3. State metric unit of time

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: picture chart, clock and stop watch

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous class.

CONTENT

Definition of time

Time is the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues.

Instruments for measuring time include the following, in ancient period people or know time using sun rising and its setting, moon length of the shadow, star, cockcrow, and hourglass. In modern times, that’s this era we use clock, stopwatch, hourglass or calendar.

 These instruments can be anything that exhibits two basic components: (1) a regular, constant, or repetitive action to mark off equal increments of time, and (2) a means of keeping track of the increments of time and of displaying the result

The international system (SI) Unit of measuring time in seconds(s).

Strategies& Activities:

Step1:Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step2:Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3:Teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.

Assessment & Evaluation:1. State two traditional ways of measuring time

  1. state four olden methods of measuring time

WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.

Assignment: 1. state three modern instruments for measuring time.

  1. the basic unit for measuring time is the…………………
  2. how many seconds is in 60minutes?
  3. how many days are there in ordinary year?

WEEK 4 BASIC SCIENCE PRIMARY 3 THREE FIRST TERM LESSON PLAN

Topic: Soil

Subtitle: Important of soil to plants

Learning Objectives:At the end of this this lesson,pupils should be able to:

  1. Define soil
  2. State the types of soil
  3. State importance of soil to plants

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: picture chat, life plant planted in a pot

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.

CONTENT

Soil is the uppermost layer of the earth’s crust on which plants grow. Soil consists of a solid matter of minerals and organic matter, as well as a pore space that holds gases and water. Soils consist of a three-state system of solids, liquids, and gases.

Soil is also the mixture of organic matter, minerals, gases, liquids, and organisms that together support life.

Types of soil; there are basically three types of soil:

  1. 2

Loamy soil                                                                                 Sandy soil

3.

Clay soil

Importance of soil to plants

  1. Soil is the foundation of all life on earth without it, we couldn’t grow the food we need to live.
  2. Soils protect plants from erosion and another destructive physical, biological and chemical activity.
  3. Soil provides minerals and other nutrients for plants growth.
  4. Soil stores water for plant use.

Strategies& Activities:

Step1:Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step2:Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3:Teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.

Assessment & Evaluation:1.   Define soil

  1. State two uses of soil to plants.

WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.

Assignment:

  1. State two types of soil.
  2. State three uses of soil to plant
  3. Define soil.

WEEK 5

Topic: Soil

Subtitle: Important of soil to animals

Learning Objectives: At the end of this this lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. state four importance of soil to animals
  2. state two environmental importance of soil

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material: picture chart

Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.

CONTENT  

Importance of soil to animals

  1. Soil provides a home to many animals.
  2. All animals get their energy from soil, either by eating plants or by eating animals that have eaten plants.

The environmental importance of soil

  1. Soil filters our water.
  2. Provide essential nutrients for our forests and crops.
  3. Soil help regulate the earth’s temperature.
  4. Soil acts drainage by absorbing rainwater, therefore, preventing erosion.

 

Strategies& Activities:

Step1: The teacher revises the previous topic.

Step2: The teacher introduces the new topic.

Step3: The teacher explains the new topic.

Step4: Teacher welcomes pupils’ questions.

Step5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.

Assessment & Evaluation:

  1. Soil provides………… for all animals
  2. Soil help regulate the earth………………..
  3. Explain two importance of soil to animals

WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.

Assignment:

  1. All animals get their energy from the ………………………
  2. The soil filters us………………….
  3. State two environmental importance of soil.
  4. Write three examples of animals that live in the soil.

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