that have been taught in their various previous classes
BEHAVIOURAL OBJECTIVES :
At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to
say the purpose of the sun
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Scheme of Work
9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
The sun gives light and heat to the Earth.
Without the sun, there would not be life on Earth.
The sun is the main source of light during the day .
It is also the main of primary producer in the eco system .
Plants make food in the presence of sunlight
It takes about 8 minutes for the light from the sun to reach the Earth.
What does the sun do for us?
The sun gives us energy, light and heat
You make the kids to imagine life without the sun. What would the earth be like without the sun?
The sun is a star and the centre of the solar system. Everything in the solar system revolves around the sun. Light from the sun takes 8 minutes to get to the Earth, so if the sun disappears, we will not notice immediately. But 9 minutes after its disappearance, we will have complete darkness.
The moon will disappear because the moon does not produce light. We see the moon because sunlight reflects on it.
Without the sun, photosynthesis will halt immediately and plants will die. All the animals that depend on plants for food will die, including human beings.
Without the sun, the Earth would be so cold, no living thing can survive and the whole world would be frozen.
What will happen if the sun goes away and never comes back?
If the sun goes away, the earth will be very cold Plants will die, animals will die
All of us will die.
Oh! Sweet sun, please stay with us.
The topic is presented step by step
The class teacher revises the previous topics
He introduces the new topic
The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise
Mention five amazing facts about the sun
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.