Objects That Can Be Filled With Air

Subject : 

Basic Science And Technology

Term :

Second Term


Week 2

Class :

Class 1 / Primary 1 / Basic 1


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of the topic that Air exits everywhere

Topic :

Objects That Can Be Filled With Air

Behavioural objectives :

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

  • mention various objects that can be filled with air


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 :

Objects that can be filled with air are the following 

  1. Ballons
  2. Footballs
  3. Tyres
  4. Soap bubbles
  5. Bouncing castles
  6. Improvised swimming pool
  7. Mascot

Presence of Air around us everywhere

  • Air moves pieces of paper up and down
  • Air makes soap bubbles to move up and down
  • Air makes kite to fly up high
  • We use fan to blow fresh air or breeze when we feel hot
  • We blow air on hot rice when we are eating to make it cool
  • we can blow air into flute to make musical sound
  • We can blow air into empty soft drink bottle to make sound



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.



  • Air is ___________
  • We blow ______ on our food to make it cool
  • _________ makes pieces of paper to move up and down
  • The air we breathe in is called _______________




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about object  with air inside them



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