Physical and Health Education
WEATHER SYMBOL AND RECORD CHART
Instructional Materials :
- Rain gauge
- Graph sheets
- Empty tins
- Explanatory posters/pictures
- Explanatory videos
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
Previous Knowledge :
The pupils have previous knowledge of weather conditions
Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
- Identify the symbols.
- Identify and write simple weather symbols.
The weather chart
The weather can change often in a day. These weather changes can be recorded in a chart. Such a chart is called a weather chart. In the next activity, you will make a weather chart.
Preparing a weather chart
Your science notebook, weather-measuring instruments such as thermometer, wind vane, rain gauge and barometer.
- Observe the weather for one day.
- Enter your findings into a table such as shown
Answer these questions
- Does the sun shine to the same extent throughout the day?
- Does the temperature remain the same throughout the day?
- Do the clouds remain the same throughout the day?
- Does the wind change in speed and direction during the day?
- Does it rain throughout the day?
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
- Explain the meaning of weather.
- Name three factors that affect the weather.
- Describe the effects of changes in weather factors on the weather.
- Name three weather-measuring instruments and describe their uses.
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.
Prepare for the next lesson by reading about colours
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