Subject: Basic Science
Class: Primary 3
Term: 1st Term
Topic: Measurement of Time
Learning Objectives:At the end of this this lesson,pupils should be able to:
Resources and materials:
Scheme of work
Instructional material: picture chart, clock and stop watch
Building Background/connection to prior knowledge: pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous class.
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 it setting, moon length of shadow, star, cock crow and hour glass. In modern time, that’s this era we use clock, stop watch, hour glass 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 is seconds(s).
Hour glass Clock
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
WRAP UP(CONCLUSION) Teacher goes over the topic once again for better understanding.
Assignment: 1. state three modern instruments for measuring time.
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