Changes in Animals Life cycle of insects

Subject :

Basic Science and Technology

Topic :

Changes in Animals Change in animals
Names of the young ones of animals
Life cycle of insects
Other developmental or growth changes

Class :

Primary 4

Term :

First Term

Week :

Week 3

Instructional Materials :

  • Small fish
  • big fish
  • water container
  • wall charts
  • posters
  • pictures

 

Reference Materials

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

 

Changes in plants
-Changes in plants e.g Leaf fall
Flower and fruits

 

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • explain metamorphosis
  • say why changes exit in man
  • explain the nature of change in plants
  • say what the names of some young animals are called

Content :

CHANGES IN ANIMALS

Animal are living things, they experience changes too as they grow. Changes in animal begins after birth. Most changes in plants are permanent changes. The changes that take place in animals are called METAMORPHOSIS.

Metamorphosis is the series of changes that occur in the life of a living organisms.

There are two types of metamorphosis which are

  • Complete metamorphosis that involves four series of changes in the growth of an insect.Butterflies, moths, beetles, flies and bees have complete metamorphosis
  • incomplete metamorphosis involves three stages of growth in an insect. Insects that have an incomplete metamorphosis are bugsgrasshopperscockroachestermitespraying mantisescrickets, and lice

Examples of changes in Animals

  1. Change in body temperature like Lizard.
  2. Changes in size.
  3. Increase in height.
  4. Changes in skin colour like chameleon.
  5. Changes from child to adult.
  6. Some gives birth to young one.

Names of some Animals and their young ones.

YOUNG ONE         MOTHER FATHER
Piglet         Sow Boar
Eaglet       Eagle Eagle
Kitten    Tabby cat (Queen) Tomcat
Calf     Cow Bull
Chick     Hen Cock
Lamb     Ewe Ram
larva     queen, worker drone

 

Presentation

The topic is presented step by step

 

Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics

 

Step 2.

He introduces the new topic

 

Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise

 

Evaluation :

  1. The young one of Pig is………………………….
  2. The young one of Lion is………………………..
  3. a baby goat is called a…………………………..
  4. a baby cat is called a………………………………..
  5. a baby fish is called a ,,,,…………………………..
  6. a baby horse is called a…………………………
  7. a baby dog is called a ……………….

Say if each of the following is a temporary change or permanent change

  1. Cassava turns to garri……..
  2. Alive person turns dead……
  3. Catterpillar turns butterfly…..
  4. Day turns to night……..
  5. Boiling hot water turns to cold water….
  6. Burnt on someone skin…..
  7. If you cut your hair in the barber’s shop and it grows again….
  8. Cut your fingernails and it grows again……
  9. Four years old boy has his tooth removed and the tooth grows again……
  10. Tribal marks on the face of ibadan woman. Ìyá ibadan……..

Conclusion :

 

The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.

 

Assignment :

Prepare for the next lesson by reading about changes in non living things

 

 

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