Importance of the atmosphere

Subject :

Basic Science and Technology

Topic :

Importance of the atmosphere

Class :

Nursery 1


Term :

First Term


Week :

Week 3


Instructional Materials :

  • Weather chart
  • Textbooks
  • Wall charts
  • Pictures



Previous Knowledge :

The pupils have been taught


in their previous lesson



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


  • say what is weather
  • mention weather conditions
  • say changes in weather


Content :



Atmosphere is very important to life on earth and does many things to help protect life and help life to survive.

The atmosphere is like a big blanket that covers the earth. Remember they learnt earth last term as the place where we live. As a big blanket, the atmosphere absorbs the heat from the sun and keeps the earth warm. Atmosphere makes us not to be too cold at night and not too hot in the day.

What does the atmosphere do for us?


Atmosphere is a big blanket that covers the

Atmosphere protects us from too much heat And too much cold.



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 :

  • What is weather ?
  • What is the importance of weather ?
  • Why do we need to wear thick clothing during cold weather ?
  • Why do we need to wear light clothing or dress during hot weather ?
  • Is it good to drink cold water in cold weather ?


Conclusion :

Class teacher wraps up the lesson , gives a short note and goes round to mark