PRIMARY 4 Basic Science and Technology Second Term 

 

 

PRIMARY 4 Basic Science and Technology Second Term 

 

 

 

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