Subject: Basic science
Topic: Growing crops
Reference: Easy way to basic science and technology for primary schools book 6.
Previous knowledge: Pupils are familiar with the universe.
Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to know:
One major step in field preparation for growing crops is to increase the fertility of the soil. Fertile soil will yield a larger amount of nutrients, and plants which get good nutrients from the soil will be of better quality.
Qualities of fertile soil
Growing crops with fertilizers
Fertilizers are substances that increase the mineral content of the soil. The important minerals that a plant requires are nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and calcium.
Types of fertilizers or manures
Manure: these are organic substances that are produced from dead and decaying plants and their remains. Plants that grow in soil to which manure has been added will be healthy and green.
Dangers of using fertilizers
Fertilizers need to be used very carefully
Step I: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils
Step II: Teacher introduces and explain new topic to pupils
Step III: Pupils are allowed to ask questions
Step IV: Teacher writes note on the boards for pupils
Conclusion: Teacher moves round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.
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