Meaning of air pollution

Subject :

 

Physical And Health Education (PHE)

Topic :

 AIR POLLUTION

Sub topic(s)

  • Meaning of air pollution
  • Causes/sources of Air pollution
  • Effect of  air pollution
  • Prevention of air pollution

 

Class :

Primary 6 / Basic 6

 

Term :

Second Term

 

Week :

 

Week 10

Instructional Materials :

  • Pictures
  • Wall Posters
  • Related Online Videos
  • Role Playing

 

Reference Materials

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

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

 

MEANING AND IMPORTANCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

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

  • say the meaning of air pollution
  • mention examples of air pollutants
  • say the causes of air pollution
  • explain how to prevent air pollution

 

 

Content :

 

To pollute means to defile or to make unfit for human and animal use .

Anything that contaminates air and make it unfit for use is an example of air pollutant.

 

Examples of Air Pollutants are

  1. smoke from bush burning
  2. smoke from cigarette
  3. Fumes from poisonous  gas
  4. Tear gas
  5.  gas or odour from urine
  6. human waste  smelling
  7. Smoke from the incinerator
  8. coughing
  9. generator smoke
  10. Mouth odour

 

 

Effects of Air Pollution

  1. Difficulty in breathing
  2. lungs diaereses
  3. Eyes problems
  4. Headache
  5. Skin rashes
  6. Atmosphere degradation
  7. Cough
  8. Difficulty in Breathing

 

Controls of Air Pollution

  1. Proper disposal of waste
  2. bush burning should be discouraged.
  3. Adequate and proper ventilation of building should be encouraged when building  houses
  4. Recycling as a method of waste disposal should be encouraged.
  5. Pupils must be taught toilet hygiene and proper use of the rest room

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 :

Mention five effects of air pollution

  1. ……………………………………………………
  2. …………………………………………………….
  3. …………………………………………………….
  4. …………………………………………………….
  5. ……………………………………………………..

 

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

 

Method of waste disposal

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