Air and its uses

Subject:  Agricultural Science 


Class: Basic 1 / Primary 1 / Year 1


Term: Second Term / 2nd Term


Week: Week 1



Air and its uses



Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of

Revision lesson on Air


that was taught in their previous lesson.



Behavioural  Objectives : At the end of the lesson, learners will be able to

  • say the meaning of air
  • Mention the uses of air


Instructional Materials 

  • Wall charts
  • Online Resource
  • Textbooks
  • Laptop


Methods of Teaching 

  • Role modelling
  • Questions and Answers
  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Recitation
  • Imitation
  • Story Telling
  • Dramatization



What is Air ?

Air is the mixture of gases.

Gases are different types of Air.

We breathe in air.

We breathe out air.

We feel fresh air around us.

Air is around us.

Cool air is known as breeze.

Violent air is called storm

Air in motion is called wind.



Uses of Air 

  1. Air is needed to keep us alive because we breathe in air
  2. Air helps fire to burn
  3. Air makes ballons to become bigger when we fill them with air
  4. Objects like aeroplanes float in the air
  5. Air makes our wet clothes dry









The topic is presented step by step

Step 1: The class teacher revises the old topic

Step 2: The class teacher introduces the new topic

Step 3: The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own contributions and gives room for pupils” participation


Class Teacher and Pupils Activities. Interaction or Participation 

This involves class teacher and pupils’ interaction, conversation, imitation or modeling through discussion, play method or just by recitation or asking and answering questions that are related to the topic that has just been taught.



  1. Mention two types of Air
    • ____________
    • __________
  2. We can breathe in air (a) True (b) False
  3. We can see air (a) True (b) False
  4. We can feel air (a) True (b) False
  5. Air is everywhere (a) True (b) False
  6. Air make plane ✈ to the fly (a) True (b) False
  7. We can feel balloons with air (a) True (b) False
  8. Air is made up of gases (a) True (b) False
  9. We breathe out air from our nose (a) True (b) False
  10. Air in motion is called wind (a) True (b) False


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