SUBJECT: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
CLASS: PRIMARY 4
TERM: 1ST TERM
TOPIC: CHARACTERISTICS OF TYPES OF SOIL
At the end of this lesson, Pupils should be able know:
The Characteristics of Types of Soil
Universal Basic Education Curriculum.
NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for Primary Schools.
Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools four Agricultural Science (MIDDLE BASIC)
Lagos State Agricultural Science Scheme of Work
Agricultural Science for Primary Schools.
CHARACTERISTICS OF TYPES OF SOIL
CHARACTERISTICS OF SANDY SOIL
It does not contain many nutrients.
It contains loose material of tiny particles
Growth of crops is very poor.
It can’t not hold water.
It is rough when touched with hand.
CHARACTERISTICS OF CLAY SOIL
It is very fine-grained soil.
It is smooth
It can be used for mounding when wet.
It is hard when the water in it dries up.
Growths of crops are poor on it.
It can hold water.
It has small and closely packed particles.
It can hold a lot of nutrients.
It does not allow air and water through it.
CHARACTERISTICS OF LOAMY SOIL
It is a rich soil.
It contains mixture of sand and clay.
It is the best soil for crops growing.
It can hold enough water
It is rich with nutrients
It is rich with minerals.
The Teacher revises the previous lesson.
The Teacher introduces the topic.
The Teacher explains the lessons.
Learners participate in the class discussion
Learners practice how to identify soil
Mention three Characteristics of each Types of Soil.
CONCLUSION: the teacher summarizes the lesson.
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