Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 2

Sound Energy

Week: Two

Term: 1st Term

Class: Basic Two

Subject: Basic Technology

Topic: Sound energy

Previous knowledge: Students are familiar with sounds

Behavioural objectives: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Explain the meaning of soun energy.
  2. Identify different sounds

Instructional� material: Pictures, charts showing musical instruments and textbook

Reference material: Longman Basic Science and Technology for Primary Schools UBE edition by P. Asun


Sound energy

Sound energy is produced when an object vibrates. The sound vibrations cause waves of pressure that travel through a medium, such as air, water, wood or metal.

Sound energy is a form of mechanical energy.

Examples of Sound Energy

  1. An air conditioning fan
  2. An airplane taking off
  3. A ballerina dancing in toe shoes
  4. A balloon popping
  5. The bell dinging on a microwave
  6. A boom box blaring
  7. A broom swishing
  8. A buzzing bee
  9. Car brakes squealing

Examples of Sound Energy From Human

  1. Baby crying
  2. Belching
  3. Blowing your nose
  4. Clapping your hands
  5. Clearing your throat
  6. Clicking your tongue
  7. Coughing


Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step II: Teacher inroduces the new topic "Sound energy"

Step III: Teacher explains the meaning of sound energy

�Step IV: Teacher states and explains various examples of sound energy

Step V: Pupils copy the note and submit for marking


  1. What is sound energy?
  2. Sound energy is produced when a body ________________.
  3. Sound energy is a __________ energy

Conclusion: Teacher concludes the lesson by evaluating the students and gives an assignment


  1. List two examples of sound energy produced from our daily activities

2. State three examples of sound energy produced by human

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