SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
TERM: 1ST TERM
CLASS: PRIMARY 6
TOPIC: OUR WEATHER
BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES: AT THE END OF THE LESSON, PUPILS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:
A chart showing the instruments for measuring weather condition
Scheme of work
All relevant materials
9-Years Basic Education Curriculum
BUILDING BACKGROUND/CONNECTION TO PRIOR KNOWLEDGE:
Pupils are familiar with the topic in their previous classes.
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
Weather conditions are measured with weather instruments. The result obtained from measurement and observation of the Weather is reported in weather records.
The relatively permanent condition of the weather for a long Period of time in a given area is called climate. Weather records are used to forecast the conditions of the Atmosphere at regular intervals.
Weather records help ‘to predict the weather and the Predictions also help us in our day to day activities such as agriculture, travelling, planning, etc.
Weather changes over a short period of time. Scientist that study Weather conditions are called meteorologist. There are various Ways of keeping weather records. One of such ways is to Measure weather conditions and record them in a chart. In this case, a weather chart is formed. A weather chart is thus a record of weather changes over a period of time.
Some of the instruments used are presented in the table below.
Assessment & Evaluation:
Teacher goes over the topic once again to enhance better understanding
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