SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE
CLASS: PRIMARY 4
TERM: 1ST TERM
ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS KNOWLEDGE: the students are familiar with changes in non – living things.
TOPIC: OUR WEATHER
At the end of this lesson, Pupils should be able to:
TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS
Weather is the state of a particular environment at a given period of time.
Climate is the weather condition of a place over a long period of time.
A person that studies the weather and predict the weather is called a Meteorologist or weather forecaster.
Factors affecting Weather
The condition of the weather affect the way we behave and react.
There are different factors that affect weather, these are:
Weather instrument and functions
The following are weather instruments:
Meteorologist make use of these symbols when recording and forecasting weather.
The following are some of the symbols used to observe the condition of weather.
Global warming is an increase in the average temperature of the earth’s atmosphere that leads to the change of climate. This is caused by the release of harmful gases like carbon dioxide (co2), chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) into the atmosphere.
The effect of global warming
Learners participate in the class discussion
Teacher ask the learners to:
CONCLUSION: the teacher summarizes the lesson.
PREVIOUS LESSON: CHANGES IN NON – LIVING THINGS
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