# Matter

Subject :

BASIC SCIENCE

Topic :

Matter

Class :

JSS 1 (BASIC 7)

Term :

SECOND TERM E-LEARNING NOTES

Week :

Week 6

Instructional Materials

• Wall charts
• Pictures
• Online Resource
• Textbooks

Methods of Teaching

• Role modelling
• Explanation
• Discussion
• Recitation
• Imitation

Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught

Description of eclipse, climate and seasons.

in their previous lesson

Behavioural Objectives :  At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

• explain matter
• define what is a matter?
• Explain an experiment to show that particles move from one to another
• How could you explain why some substances dissolve in water and others do not?
• say why is there a gurgling sound when you empty a bottle full of liquid?
• Suggest a way of transferring air from one container to another

:

WEEK 6

Date……………

TOPIC: MATTER

CONTENT: 1. Meaning of matter

1. Identification of matter.

Sub-Topic 1: Meaning of matter

Matter is anything in nature that has mass and occupies space. Stone, paper, plant, air, water, rubber etc. are made up of matter. Matter is made up of small particles called atoms.

Sub-topic 2: Identification of matter

Matter is classified into solid, liquid, and gas. All living and non-living things are made up of matter. It means that everything that you can see, touch, smell, breathe or eat is made up of matter.

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. What is a matter?
2. Explain an experiment to show that particles move from one to another
3. How could you explain why some substances dissolve in water and others do not?
4. Why is there a gurgling sound when you empty a bottle full of liquid?
5. Suggest a way of transferring air from one container to another.

Conclusion :

The class teacher does the necessary corrections and he or she goes round to mark .

Assignment:

1. Explain the season of the year in your country.
2. Write the names of the nine planets in order of their average distance

From the sun.