Forms Of Technology

Forms Of Technology




SUBJECT: Basic science and Technology Third Term Primary 3


CLASS: Primary 3


Term : Third Term


Week: Week 3


Topic  : Forms of Technology 


Sub Topic : Explain forms of Technology 


Behavioural objectives :

By the end of the lesson, the learners will be able to

  • explain the meaning  of technology
  • State the examples of developed and undeveloped technology

Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of

Characteristics of living things

that was taught in the previous topic


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures of plants and animals
  • 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




Technology is the application of science to solve human problems . It involves the inventions of gadgets or machines that will make our lives easier and simpler to live .  The latest technology changed a lot from what we saw in the last decade or the past century. New machines and gadgets are invented to make the jobs easier like never before. From the little tailor machine to the fastest car in the world, all got automated reducing the manual actions required to the least. Modern technology schools made it easier for the students to extract the possibilities of the latest tech inventions. Their impact is enormous in crafting a perfect generation who are expertized in the current technology stuff.Technology can be the knowledge of techniques, processes, and the like, .It can also be embedded in machines to allow for operation without detailed knowledge of their workings.


Traditional technology was used before the Internet and mobile phones

Examples of traditional technology are typewriters , land phones , TV box , printer , some old mobile phones etc

(farming with hoes and cutlass )

using of town crier, use of stones to make fire,use of donkeys for transportation etc)


What is Modern Technology?

Modern technology is the advancement of the old technology with new additions and modifications. For an example, it is impossible for the people in this decade to live with a wired telephone placed on the table. So, the mobile phone which can be taken with us anywhere is the perfect example of the technology advancement or simply, the modern technology. Any machine or device we see around us is the product of the modern technology. To know more about it, continue reading this article.. Modern technology used the Internet and mobile devices and allows people to use it faster than the traditional technology.

Examples of modern technology

  • Robots
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Mobile phones
  • Computer set
  • Vehicles
  • Grinding machine etc
  • The Internet.
  • Genetic engineering. …
  • Digital media. …
  • Personal computers. …
  • Space flight. …
  • Nuclear power. …
  • Electronic funds transfer. …



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




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.



Assessment & Evaluation:

  1. Mention the forms of technology
  2. State four examples of developed technology.
  3. List four examples of modern technology .
  4. Write out Four examples of traditional technology





  • Mention 2 forms of technology
  • List at least 5 each examples of technology.



Similar Links 



Week 1 : Living Things . Plants and animals 



Week 2 : Characteristics of living things

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