CLASSIFICATION OF NON – LIVING THINGS
FIRST TERM E-LEARNING NOTE
SUBJECT: BASIC SCIENCE CLASS: JSS1
Term : First Term
Week: Week 4
Class : JSS 1
Previous lesson : The pupils have previous knowledge of
Living and non living thing (III) Differences between plants and animals
CLASSIFICATION OF NON – LIVING THINGS
Behavioural objectives :
At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to
- explain the classification of non living things
- list the importance of non living things
- Give five differences between metals and non-metals.
- State two uses of metals and three uses of non-metals.
Instructional Materials :
- Wall charts
- Related Online Video
- Flash Cards
Methods of Teaching :
- Class Discussion
- Group Discussion
- Asking Questions
- Role Modelling
- Role Delegation
Reference Materials :
- Scheme of Work
- Online Information
- 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
- Precious seed BASIC SCIENCE FOR JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS BOOK 1
- NIGERIAN BASIC SCIENCE PROJECT BOOK ONE,
TOPIC: LIVING AND NON LIVING THING (IV)
CLASSIFICATION OF NON – LIVING THING
Non – living things can be divided into two groups
1. Those that are never part of a living things e.g. stone, gold, silver, diamonds, metal.
2. Those that are part of living things e.g. coal, paper, jam, palm oil etc.
PROPERTIES OF METALS
1. They are shiny .
2. They can be hammered into a sheet.
3. They can be drawn into a wire.
4. They are good conductor of heat.
5. They are good conductor of electricity.
6. They make a sound when hit.
Example of metals are copper, iron, steel, tin, aluminum
USES OF METALS
1. Iron is used in making cars, ships, Lorries, ovens, generator, poles, corrugated iron sheet.
2. Steel is used in making electric fans, steel roofing, pillars, refrigerators etc
3. Copper is used in making electric wire.
4. Aluminum is used in making electric wire and cooking pots.
5. Steel can also be used in making household utensils.
6. Lead is used in making car and Lorries batteries.
7. Zinc is used in making torch batteries covering iron sheet to prevent rusting.
- State five examples of non-living things.
- Mention three properties of metals.
1. They are not shiny.
2. They cannot be hammered into a sheet because they are brittle.
3. They cannot be drawn into a wire.
4. Bad conductor of electricity.
5. Bad conductor of heat.
6. They do not make sound when hit.
USES OF NON – METALS
1. Carbon is used in torch batteries.
2. Sulphur is used in medicines.
3. Oxygen is used for respiration and burring.
4. Nitrogen is a component of protein.
5. Chlorine is used in treatment of water.
6. Glass is used in making doors and windows.
1. Give five differences between metals and non-metals.
2. State two uses of metals and three uses of non-metals.
1. Which of the following is not a living thing?
a) Grass b) Grasshopper c) Earthworm d) Iron
2. Copper is used to make electric wire because
a) it is a good conductor of electricity b) it is a non-metal c) it is shiny d) it is bristle
3. The following are example of non-metals except
a) carbon b) sulphur c) oxygen d) zinc
4. Example of non-living things that is part of living things is _____
a) coal b) stone c) gold d) silver
5. Movement from one place to another can only be exhibited by ____
a) non-living things b) metals c) non-metals d) living things
1. Write five differences between metal and non-metals
2. Name five metals and five non – metals
3. Write four uses of metals and four used of non-metals
4. Give two properties each of metals and non-metals.
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher corrects the pupils when and where 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.
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