# Forms of Force

SUBJECT: Basic science and Technology Third Term Primary 3

CLASS: Primary 3

Term : Third Term

Week 9

Topic  : Forms of Force

Behavioural objectives :

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

• Explain the meaning of Forms of Force
• List examples of Forms of Force
• explain the source of force.
• explains the effects of forces.
• explains the usefulness of force.

Previous lesson :

The pupils have previous knowledge of

Light and Sound Energy

that was taught in the previous topic

Methods of Teaching :

• Class Discussion
• Group Discussion
• Explanation
• Role Modelling
• Role Delegation

Reference Materials :

• Scheme of Work
• Online Information
• Textbooks
• Workbooks
• 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
• Workbooks

CONTENT

MEANING OF FORCE

Force can either be a pull or a push . Force is a push or pull acting upon an object as a result of its interaction with another object. There are a variety of types of forces. Previously in this lesson, a variety of force types were placed into two broad category headings on the basis of whether the force resulted from the contact or non-contact of the two interacting objects.

TYPES OF FORCE

Contact Forces

Action-at-a-Distance Forces

Frictional Force

Gravitational Force

Tension Force

Electrical Force

Normal Force

Magnetic Force

Air Resistance Force

Applied Force

Spring Force

EFFECTS OF FORCE

Force has the following effects on objects

Force can make a stationary object move or make a moving object move faster. …

Force can change the direction of a moving object. …

Force can change the shape or size of an object. …

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

Conclusion

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.

Evaluation

1. What is force
2. List four sources of force
3. Write out three effects of force
4. Mention three usefulness of force

Basic science and Technology Third Term Primary 3

## Weekly Topics For Third term Basic 3 basic Science and Technology

Week 1 : Living Things . Plants and animals

Week 2 : Characteristics of living things

Week 3 : Forms of Technology

Week 4 : Modern Technology

Week 5 : Forms of Energy

Week 6 : Energy

Week 7 & 8 : Light and Sound Energy

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