The sense organ of smell is Our Nose . Pry 2 Basic Science .

The sense organ of smell.


The  Nose is the sense organ of smell


There is a dead rat in our room .  I can smell it


 Basic science and Technology  Primary 2 First Term


Subject :  Basic science and Technology  Primary


Term : First Term


Class : Primary 2


Week: Week 7


Previous lesson : 


The pupils have previous knowledge of  Feeling and touching . The sense organ of Touch

Topic :

The sense organs of smell. We can smell with our Nose.


Behavioural objectives :

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

  • mention that the nose is used for breathing
  • say that the nose is used to perceive odour and smell.


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 organ of smelling is the nose .we have two nostrils in our nose . We also use our nose for smelling . we can know that food is spoilt  or rotten by its smell . if these is a dead rat in the hose we can know by the smell of the rat . We can also breathe with our nose . The air that we breathe in is called oxygen while the air we breathe out is called carbon dioxide . We can also smell beautiful and pleasant perfume on peoples bodies . Do you like perfume . Do your parents like to use perfume .




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.



  • how do you know that there is a dead rat in the room
  • why do dogs sniffs peoples body
  • the air we breathe in is called ________
  • how many nostrils do we have


Prepare for the next lesson by reading about The sense organ of Taste