Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 3



Subject: Basic Science

Class: Primary 3

Term: 1st Term

Topic: Water

Subtitle: Uses of water

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

  1. State common uses of water
  2. State reasons for packaging water
  3. State four features of safe packaging water

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.


Uses of water

  1. Water is use for washing.
  2. Water is use for cooking
  3. Water is use for cleaning
  4. We use water to bath
  5. We use water to water our crops
  6. We use water to wash
  7. Water is use for drinking by man and animals.
  8. We use water to generate electricity.

Water packaging

Packaged water is water which has been treated and disinfected, then put into plastic or glass bottles or sachets for our consumption. There are two main forms of packaging water, bottle and sachet.

Reasons for packaging water

  1. We package water to keep it clean
  2. To keep water free from germs and other contaminate.
  3. We package water to prevent it from smell.
  4. To keep it safe.

Features of safe packaging water

  1. The is colourless
  2. The bottle or sachet is well sealed.
  3. Safe packaged water is tasteless and has no smell.


Strategies and 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. Two main forms of packaged water are …………………… and………………….
  2. List three reasons for packaging water
  3. Explain why water is packaged

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


  1. Mention two features of packaged water
  2. Explain packaged water

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