Subject: Basic science
Topic: Normal use of drugs (Drug use)
Duration: 40 mins
Reference: Easy way to basic science and technology for primary schools book 6
Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with drugs
Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to;
There are many chemicals that are needed by the body. We need to be careful to use them according to our doctor’s prescriptions.
Essential drugs: are drugs that are needed by man for his well being;
Examples include: a) Painkiller like panadol, Aspirin
d)Drugs to cure malaria e.g Amalar
Excessive or abnormal use of drugs
At times, people take certain drugs repeatedly because they derive satisfaction from them. They form the habits of taking them regularly. Drugs taken in this manner are known as Habit forming drugs. They should be avoided because they can unknowingly harm the body or may cause death.
Step I: Teacher revises lesson with pupils on drugs
Step II: Teacher introduces and explains new topic to pupils on drugs
Step III:Pupils are allowed to ask questions
Step IV: Teacher writes notes on the board for pupils
Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.
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