# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Senior Secondary 3

Population education

TERM – 1ST TERM

WEEK ELEVEN

Class: Senior Secondary School 3

Age: 17 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 5 periods each

Date:

Subject: HEALTH EDUCATION

Topic: POPULATION EDUCATION

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

I.) Define population

II.) Identify the components of population

III.) Identify the factors that affect population growth

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 explains the meaning of population and population education Students listens attentively to the teacher STEP 2 EXPLANATION Teacher identify the components of population and discuss the factors that affect population growth. Students exhibit attentiveness and active engagement STEP 3 NOTE TAKING The teacher writes a summarized note on the board The students copy the note in their books

NOTE

POPULATION EDUCATION

Population education refers to the process of imparting knowledge and understanding about population dynamics, issues, and challenges to individuals, communities, and societies.

Population

Population refers to the total number of individuals, organisms, or inhabitants living in a specific area or belonging to a particular group. It is a fundamental concept in demography, the scientific study of human populations.

Components of population

1. Population Size: The total number of individuals in a given population at a specific point in time.
2. Population Density: The number of individuals per unit area or volume, often expressed as people per square kilometer or square mile.
3. Population Distribution: The spatial arrangement or pattern of individuals within a population across a geographic area.
4. Population Composition: The demographic characteristics of a population, including age structure, sex ratio, ethnicity, education level, and household size.
5. Population Growth: The change in population size over time, resulting from births, deaths, immigration, and emigration.

Factors that affect population growth

Several factors can influence population growth, including birth rates, death rates, migration, fertility rates, life expectancy, and socioeconomic factors. Here are some of the key factors:

1. Birth Rates: The number of live births per 1,000 individuals in a population per year. Higher birth rates contribute to population growth, while lower birth rates may lead to slower growth or population decline.
2. Death Rates: The number of deaths per 1,000 individuals in a population per year.
3. Fertility Rates: The average number of children born to women of childbearing age (usually defined as ages 15-49) in a population. High fertility rates can lead to rapid population growth.
4. Life Expectancy: The average number of years a person can expect to live, usually at birth.
5. Migration: The movement of individuals into (immigration) or out of (emigration) a population. Migration can have a significant impact on population growth.

EVALUATION: 1. Define population

1. Identify and describe 5 components of population
2. Mention 4 factors that affect population growth.

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the students positively