The Senses In Human

The Sense Organ of Sight .

The Eye is the light of the body .

 Basic science and Technology 

Primary 2 First Term

Subject :  Basic science and Technology  Primary

Term : First Term

Class : Primary 2

Week: Week 2

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of The Sense Organs

Topic :

The Sense Organ of Sight

Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • mention the function of our eyes
  • draw eye
  • Identify the senses in human
  • understand that the organ of sight in our body is our eyes
  • Match the sense organs in human together with their functions


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

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


Content :

I have two eyes .

I see with my eyes .

When i close my two eyes , I will see nobody .

I must play with sharp objects or put sharp objects in my eyes

I must not look directly into bright light because it may damage my sight .

The sense organ for sight is my Eye

I must not sit down too close to the TV set in  other  to protect my eyes

The doctor of the eye is called an ophthalmologist 





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




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.



Part A


1. There are ____ sense organs in human beings

2. ____is the sense organ of sight

3. ____ is the sense of of taste

4. ____ is the sense organ of feeling

5. ____ is the sense organ of hearing

6. I see with my ____

7. I taste food with my ____

8. I can feel cold or warmth with my ____

9. I can hear sounds and music with my ____

10. I know that something is smelling because I can smell with my ____



Part B


  1. Draw an Eye .
  2. Who is an ophthalmologist ?
  3. Cut out the pictures of the eyes and  paste it in your note books
  4. Is it good to play with sharp objects  ? Why ?
  5. Mention the five sense organs




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about Identification of objects by shapes or sizes


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