# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 3

FORCE

WEEK 9

SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE

TERM: 3RD TERM

CLASS: PRIMARY 3

Topic: Force

Subtitle: Forms of force

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

1. explain the meaning of force
2. explain the source of force.
1. explain the effects of forces.
2. explain the usefulness of force.

Resources and materials:

Scheme of work

Online information

Instructional material:

1. Wheelbarrow
2. Stone.
3. Balls.
4. Chart

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

CONTENT

MEANING OF FORCE

Force is a push or pull acting upon an object as a result of its interaction with another object. There are a variety of types of forces. Previously in this lesson, a variety of force types were placed into two broad category headings on the basis of whether the force resulted from the contact or non-contact of the two interacting objects.

TYPES OF FORCE

Contact Forces

Action-at-a-Distance Forces

Frictional Force

Gravitational Force

Tensional Force

Electrical Force

Normal Force

Magnetic Force

Air Resistance Force

Applied Force

Spring Force

EFFECTS OF FORCE

Force has the following effects on objects

Force can make a stationary object move or make a moving object move faster.�

Force can change the direction of a moving object.

Force can change the shape or size of an object.�

Strategies& Activities:

Step 1: Teacher revises the previous topic.

Step 2: Teacher introduces the new topic.

Step 3: Teacher explains the new topic.

Step 4: Teacher welcomes pupils questions.

Step 5: Teacher evaluates the pupils.

Assessment & Evaluation:

1. explain the meaning of force

2. explain the source of force.

3. explain the effects of forces.

4. explain the usefulness of force.

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

Assignment:

1. define force.

2. define three types of force.

3. state three effect of force.

4. list three usefulness of force.