SYNTHETIC AND NATURALLY OCCURRING DRUGS

Subject :

Topic :

 SYNTHETIC AND NATURALLY OCCURRING DRUGS

Class :

Primary 6

Term :

Second Term,

Week :

 WEEK 10

Instructional Materials :

 

Reference Materials

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

 

 

SYNTHETIC AND NATURALLY OCCURRING DRUGS

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

  1. Meaning of synthetic and naturally occurring drugs.
  2. Examples of synthetic and naturally occurring drugs.

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Vegetable
  •  Kolanut
  • Syrup
  • tablets
  • 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 peace education.

WORD FILE: legally, pharmaceutical, injection.                      

              CONTENT

Drugs are what we take to prevent or cure illness.

Synthetic and naturally occurring drugs are legal drugs that human take to get well and make us healthy. They are used in treating diseases and injuries.

Legal drug is divided into two

  1. Naturally occurring drugs
  2. Synthetic drugs
  3. Naturally occurring drugs: these are chemical substance produce by living things. These are drugs obtained from nature. E.g. vegetable, kolanut, coffee.
  4. Synthetic drugs: these are chemical substance produced by human being to prevent or cure diseases. E.g. aspirin, chloroquine, paracetamol

They are in the form of liquid (syrup) or solid (tablets) which a person can drink or swallowed. Sometimes the liquid drug is taken through the use of injection. A person that sells drugs legally can be called any of these names; a druggist, a pharmacist, a chemist.

Legal drugs are gotten from a pharmaceutical stores, hospital.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURE

  • The Teacher revises the previous lesson (BASIC CONCEPT OF DRUG AND DRUG ABUSE, NATURE OF DRUG ABUSE).
  • The Teacher introduces the topic (SYNTHETIC AND NATURALLY OCCURING DRUGS)
  • The Teacher explains the lessons.

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • What are synthetic and naturally occurring drugs?
  • Mention three Examples of synthetic and naturally occurring drugs.

 

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 :

 

 

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

 

 

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