Air Presence Around Us

Subject:  Agricultural Science 


Class: Basic 1 / Primary 1 / Year 1


Term: Second Term / 2nd Term


Week: Week 9



Evidents of Air Presence Around Us



Previous Knowledge: The pupils have previous knowledge of

Description of the sun and its importance to farmer

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
  • Explain the presence of air
  • Air pressure


Instructional Materials 

  • Wall Charts showing people making us of hand fans to cool down heat
  • Online Resource with pictures showing air pushing things in all directions
  • Textbooks


Methods of Teaching 

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



What is Air

Air is what we breathe in and breathe out.

You will feel air at the back of your hand when you breathe out.

Everybody breathe in.

Everybody breathe out.

What you feel when you breathe out is air.

The air that we breathe in is called oxygen.

These air that we breathe out is called carbon dioxide

Air is everywhere.

Plants need air to live.

Animals need air to survive.


Air exists Everywhere

  • Air moves pieces of paper up and down
  • Fan blows air
  • Air makes balloons to be bigger when filled with air
  • Air pressure makes planes to fly in the sky
  • There in air in our body
  • Air exists in the soil.
  • There is air in the sea, stream or oceans. This makes sea creatures to make use of air in the water



Objects That Can Be Filled With Air



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. The air we breathe in is called ___

  2. The air that we breathe out is called ___
  3. Plants need ____ to live

  4. Animals need ___ to survive
  5. ___ pressure pushes things in all directions

  6. ___ pressure makes plane to fly in the sky.

  7. ___ can float in the air

  8. We blow ____ on our hot food to make it cool.

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