MATERIALS FOR GROWING CROPS CONT.

 

 

AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE SECOND TERM E NOTES FOR BASIC FOUR

 

 

Subject :

AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE

 

 

Topic :

MATERIALS FOR GROWING CROPS CONT.

 

 

Class :

BASIC FOUR

 

 

 SECOND TERM  

 

 

WEEK 4

 

 

LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos

 

Instructional Materials :

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work.
  • Online Materials.
  • Physical and Health Education for Primary Schools

 

 

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught

MATERIALS FOR GROWING CROPS

in their previous lesson

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

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

 

1. Explain the importance of fertilizer or manure.

2. List and Explain the importance of pests killing chemicals

Content :

 

Content

Seeds to be grown must be viable (living healthy seeds). They must not be seeds that are affected by diseases. Examples are good seeds of beans, melon and maize grains.

  1. Good stem cutting

Good stem cuttings are used in growing cassava and some tree crops. The cuttings must not be affected by diseases and must be clean and healthy looking.

  1. Fertilizer or manure

Fertilizers or manure supply mineral nutrients that serve as food to crop plants. They are usually added to the soil to make our crops grow well and healthy.

  1. Pest killing chemicals

Chemicals called insecticides can be spayed on the plants to kill insects. Baits are used for rodents (rats, rabbit) and scare crow for birds. Chemicals called rodenticides can be used to kill rodents

 


Presentation

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

 

 

 

Evaluation :-

1. Four materials needed for growing crops

2. Describe good seeds that can germinate easily

3. Describe good stem cuttings that can sprout easily

4. Explain the importance of fertilizer or manure.

5. List Explain the importance of pests killing chemicals

 

 

Conclusion :

 

The teacher summarize the lesson. He or she gives out a board summary of the topic as note . He or she goes round to mark and does the necessary corrections

 

 

 

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