Sources of Sound Energy In Our Community.

Sources of Sound Energy


Sources of Sound Energy in our environment


 Basic science and Technology  

Primary 2 First Term

Subject :  Basic science and Technology  Primary


Term : First Term


Class : Primary 2


Week: Week 10


Previous lesson : 


The pupils have previous knowledge of  Colour identification and uses of colour



Topic :

Sources of Sound Energy


Behavioural objectives :

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

  • mention the sense organ of taste .
  • say what causes unpleasant noises in the community .
  • say how to reduce unpleasant noises in the environment  .
  • discuss the use of good music

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 :

Music is the creation of sounds that are pleasant to the ears. There are two sources of sounds which are natural sounds and artificial sounds .

Natural sounds are those sounds that are produced by creatures in their natural forms which can be sounds made by



and human beings


Artificial sounds are the sounds that are made by things that are made by humans

Examples of man made sounds in the society are



road vehicles,







Commercial jingles

Noise from Motor parks

home appliances eg washing machines

vacuum cleaners

ceiling fans.


How To Prevent Unpleasant Noise in The Community

  1. listen to music at moderately low volume
  2. Use hear phone if need be it to listen at high volume
  3. Close doors and windows if you must listen to music at high volume
  4. Respect other people right when you are partying or celebrating





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.



  • Mention four sources of unpleasant noises in the community
  1. _________________________________________________________________
  2. _________________________________________________________________
  3. _________________________________________________________________
  4. _________________________________________________________________


Prepare for the next lesson by reading about Revision

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