The Sense Organs

The Sense Organs

The Five sense organs in our body

 Basic science and Technology  Primary 2 First Term

Subject :  Basic science and Technology  Primary

Term : First Term

Class : Primary 2

Week: Week 1

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of Basic science and Technology  in their previous classes  

Topic :

The Sense Organs

Behavioural objectives :

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

  • mention the five sense organs that we have in our body
  • say the functions of these five sense organs that we have in our body
  • touch or show these five sense organs on their own bodies


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 :

The sense organs in our body are the parts of our body that we use to send information to our brain  and receive information back to our parts of the body .

That is why that we know that the weather is cold and we need to put on our sweater .

Our sense organs make us to know that a rat is dead somewhere in the room and the dead rat is smelling .

We cannot look directly to the sun because our sense organ we make us to feel or know that the sunlight is too bright to behold.

There are five sense organs in our body which are

  1. The Eyes
  2. The Nose
  3. The Ears
  4. The Tongue
  5. The Skin





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.



  • Explain the reasoning for feeling cold
  • Mention the five sense organs
  • Cut out the pictures of the eyes and nose and ears and paste them in your note books
  • What is heat ?




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about


The Sense organ of Sight