RESOURCES UTILIZATION

Subject :

Social Studies

Topic :

 RESOURCES UTILIZATION

Class :

Primary 6 / Basic 6

Term :

Second Term

Week :

Week 1

Instructional Materials :

  • Textbook

 

Reference Materials

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

 

Content :

WEEK: WEEK 1

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

TIME: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC: RESOURCES UTILIZATION

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this Unit, Pupils should be able to know:

  1. Importance of natural resources
  2. Over utilization of  natural resources
  3. Dangers of overutilization of natural resources
  4. Problems of underutilization of natural resources

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/ chalkboard
  • Interactive poster
  • Interactive video

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum for primary school.
  • Lagos State Scheme of Work
  • Unified Schemes of Work Primary Schools four Social Studies (MIDDLE BASIC)
  • Internet.
  • Social Studies TextBooks for Primary Schools.

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR/ PREVIOUS LESSON: the students are familiar with resources development.

                         CONTENT

NATURAL RESOURCES are raw materials supplied by nature. That is they are not man made.

UTILIZATION is the act of using.

RESOURCE UTILIZATION is the way we make use of our resources.

OVER – UTILIZATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES means overusing natural resources. That is the use of natural resources at a faster rate than necessary.

UNDER –UTILIZATION OF RESOURCES is when resources are not being used to the fullest or not fully utilized.

IMPORTANCE OF NATURAL RESOURCES

  1. It make products that are produced cheaper.
  2. It bring in foreign exchange when exported.
  3. It create jobs for people.
  4. it develop the country
  5. it provides goods and services

DANGERS OF OVER UTILIZATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES

The dangers of over utilization of natural resources includes:

  1. low foreign exchange
  2. shortage of timber
  3. breakdown of infrastructure
  4. it will lead to suffering for the next generation
  5. Water may dry up and people will suffer.
  6. Mineral deposit may fry up
  7. It may lead to poor harvest on land

PROBLEMS OF UNDER UTILIZATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES

 Underutilization of natural resources could leads to the following problems:

  1. It can lead to unemployment.
  2. it can lead to poor  infrastructures
  3. It can lead to underdevelopment
  4. It can lead to Frustration
  5. It can lead to under – employment

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic ( RESOURCES UTILIZATION)
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Mention three Importance of natural resources
  • What is over utilization of natural resources?
  • List three Dangers of over utilization of natural resources
  • What is underutilization of natural resources?
  • Mention three Problems of underutilization of natural resources

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

 

 

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 :

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Mention three Importance of natural resources
  • What is over utilization of natural resources?
  • List three Dangers of overutilization of natural resources
  • What is underutilization of natural resources?
  • Mention three Problems of underutilization of natural resources

 

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 RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT

 

 

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