Primary 4 Basic Science and Technology . First , Second and Third Term

SCHEME OF WORK

 

BASIC SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY PRIMARY FOUR

 

First Term, Second Term and Third Term

 

BASIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY PRIMARY FOUR

 

WEEKS TOPICS

 

Week 1

Changes in nature Types of changes
Temporary (reversible)
Permanent (irreversible)

 

 

Week 2


Changes in plants
-Changes in plants e.g Leaf fall
Flower and fruits

 

 

Week 3

Changes in Animals Change in animals
Names of the young ones of animals
Life cycle of insects
Other developmental or growth changes

 

 

Week 4

Change in non – living things
Mould
Rusting
Melting candle
Burning wood

 

 

Week 5

Our Weather

(A). Meaning

(B). Factors affecting the weather
Sun
Cloud
Wind
Temperature
Moisture (rain)

(c) Weather instruments

Wind vane

Rain gauge
Thermometers
Barometer

 

 

Week 6

Our Weather
Weather symbols
Keeping weather records e.g for temperature, rainfall

 

 

Week 7

Colours

(A). Various colour around us

(B). Colour in the rainbow

(C). Primary and secondary colours

(D). Producing new colours

 

Week 8

Measurement Measuring
-Length
-Breadth
-Area of objects

 

 

Week 9

Measuring liquids
Measuring the volume of liquids in
Ml
Cl
L

 

 

Week 10

Measuring solids
Measuring the volume of solids
Regular solids
Irregular solids

 

 

Week 11

Measuring time Measuring time
Units

Instruments for measuring time

 

Week 12

Revision

 

Week 13

Examination

 

 

 

 

 

PRIMARY 4 Basic Science and Technology Second Term 

 

 

WEEKS TOPIC

 

Week 1

Revision of first term’s work.

 

Week 2

Soil (constituents) Constituents
Air
Water
Leaf litters
Small rocks
Dead animals
Living animals

 

Week 3

Growing of plants

(A). Gardening tools
Examples
Users
Care of the tools
(B). Conditions for growing crops
Water
Air
Nutrients
Good soil

 

Week 4

Growing of plants

(A). Soil preparation
(B). Planting and nurturing of plants

 

Week 5

Plants (Weeds)

(A)Definitions and identification of weeds

(B)Importance of weeds to farmers and the environment

(C). Control measure

(D). Environmental protection

 

 

Week 6

Pests and diseases of crop plants

(A). Common pests
(B)Insects, bat, birds, rodents, monkey etc

(C)Casual agents of these diseases Fungi, bacteria, viruses
Some common diseases e.g cassava mosaic

(D). Control measure
(E). Effects of using chemicals in controlling

Water
(A). Evaporation (B). Condensation
(C). Importance of water

 

Week 7

Human body (feeding system)

(A). The teeth
Incisors, canines, premolars, molars

(B). The tongue
(C). The lips

 

 

Week 8

Food (types and uses)

(A). Classes of food
Carbohydrate protein, fat & oil, vitamins, minerals

(B) Uses of food
Energy sources, body building protection

 

Week 9

Adequate diet (balanced diet)
Meaning
Components

 

Week 10

Harmful foods
Harmful foods e.g contaminated food
Bad feeding habits

 

 

Week 11

Revision

 

 

Week 12

Examination

 

 

PRIMARY 4 Basic Science and Technology Third Term 

PRIMARY 4

WEEKS TOPIC

 

Week 1

Revision of second term’s work

 

 

Week 2

Technology
-Definition of technology
Importance of technology

 

 

Week 3

Technology
Product of technology

 

 

Week 4

Identification and uses of ICT gadgets
-Meaning of ICT (information and communication technology)
-Analog and digital systems

 

 

Week 5

Identification and uses of ICT gadgets
Identification of ICT gadgets e.g. Computer, video cassette, GSM phone
Uses of ICT gadgets

 

 

Week 6

Shape construction with paper
Concept of shapes
Materials used for shape construction
Cutting paper in shape
Shape construction methods e.g folding bending
Objects that can be constructed e.g cylinder, cone, box

 

 

Week 7

Shape construction with wood or metal
Concept of shape construction e.g pattern
Materials used for shape construction, wood or metal
Cutting tools used in shape construction e.g chisel scissors saw
Shape construction methods: folding, bending

 

 

Week 8

Identification of types of building
Definition of building

-Identifications of types of building
-Materials needed for building

Special building
-Public building
-Places of worshipping God

 

 

Week 9

Forms of energy
-Concept of energy
-Forms of energy: mechanical, heat, chemical, sound, light solar

 

 

Week 10

Forms of energy
-Uses of energy
-Sources of energy e.g sun tide and waves, fuel, wind and water

 

 

Week 11

Revision

 

 

Week 12

Examination

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