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Term: 1st Term

Week: 2

Class: Senior Secondary School 2

Age: 16 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 2 periods each

Date:

Subject:    Agriculture

Topic:-      Farm Surveying Equipment I

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

1. List some common surveying equipment
2. Discuss the use of each surveying equipment

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, questions and answers, demonstration, videos from source

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Videos, loud speaker, textbook, pictures

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

PERIOD 1-2

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY STUDENT’S ACTIVITY STEP 1 INTRODUCTION The teacher reviews the previous lesson on farm surveying Students pay attention STEP 2 EXPLANATION She lists some surveying equipment Students pay attention and participates STEP 3 DEMONSTRATION She further discusses the use of the surveying equipment Students pay attention and participate STEP 4 NOTE TAKING The teacher writes a summarized note on the board The students copy the note in their books

NOTE

SOME COMMON SURVEYING EQUIPMENT

1. Ranging poles

Ranging pole is made of wood or metal. It is usually painted black, bright red and white to enable it to be seen from a distance.

Function/Uses:

1. It is used for making stations.
2. It is also used for marking straight lines.

1. Gutter’s Chain

It consists of a series of dumb bell-shaped links of steel wires joined together by three small rings. A link is the distance from the middle of the central ring to the middle of the next central ring.

Functions/Use

It is used in taking short or detailed measurement of length and breadth.

1. Measuring Tapes

Description:

it is usually made of linen or fine steel sheet. It is usually marked on one side with metric units and the other side with the imperial unit. The tape is normally wound in a small case from where it is unwound for use.

Function/Use

It is used for taking measurement of length, breadth and height.

1. Arrows or Pins

These are thin pointed steel wires of about 30cm long with one end curved into a ring.  A red cloth is normally attached to the ring so that it can be  seen from afar.

Function/Uses

(i) It is used during chaining for making off chain lengths as measured.

(ii) It can also be used for marking stations.

EVALUATION:   1. List some farm surveying equipment

1. Discuss the use of each farm surveying equipment

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the students positively