Sources of Danger : Fire Outbreak

Primary 1 Third Term Lesson Notes

Table of Contents

Security Education

Week 3

Topic:

Sources of Danger : Fire Outbreak ūüĒ•

 

 

Previous lesson:

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:

  1. Mention the causes of fire outbreak
  2. List the places of possible fire outbreak

 

 

 

 

Learning Activities

  • Pupils as a class, discuss the causes of fire outbreak
  • Pupils in small groups, describe and discuss the possible places of fire outbreak

 

Embedded Core Skills

  1. Critical thinking and problem solving
  2. Communication and Collaboration
  3. Leadership skills and Personal Development

 

Learning Resources

  1. Charts showing the concept of the topics
  2. Newspaper cuttings of fire outbreak

Content

Meaning of Fire Outbreak:

  • Fire outbreak means a sudden and uncontrolled burning of something.
  • Fire needs fuel (such as wood, paper, or gas), oxygen, and heat to start and continue burning.

Causes of Fire Outbreak:

  • Fire can be caused by things like matches, lighters, candles, and cigarettes if they come into contact with flammable materials.
  • Fire can also be caused by electrical problems, such as overloaded sockets or faulty wiring.
  • Playing with fire or fireworks can be very dangerous and can cause a fire outbreak.
  • Sometimes, natural disasters like lightning strikes or bush fires can also cause fires.

Remember, it’s important to always be careful around fire and to follow safety rules to prevent fire outbreaks

Evaluation

  1. What is a fire outbreak? a) A sudden and controlled burning of something b) A sudden and uncontrolled burning of something c) A slow and controlled burning of something
  2. What are the three things that fire needs to start and continue burning? a) Water, fuel, and oxygen b) Fuel, air, and heat c) Wood, oxygen, and electricity
  3. What can cause a fire outbreak? a) Playing with water b) Playing with fire c) Playing with sand
  4. What can happen if a match or lighter comes into contact with flammable materials? a) The materials will turn into ice b) The materials will turn into rocks c) The materials can catch fire
  5. What is an example of an electrical problem that can cause a fire? a) A working socket b) A faulty wiring c) A well-maintained electrical appliance
  6. What should you do if you see a fire outbreak? a) Run towards the fire b) Ignore the fire c) Run away from the fire and call for help
  7. Is playing with fire or fireworks dangerous? a) Yes, it can be very dangerous b) No, it’s always safe c) It’s only dangerous on certain days of the week
  8. What can cause a natural fire outbreak? a) A volcano eruption b) A heavy rainstorm c) A lightning strike or bush fire
  9. What should you do to prevent fire outbreaks? a) Play with fire and candles b) Follow safety rules and be careful around fire c) Ignore safety rules and be careless around fire
  10. Why is it important to be careful around fire? a) Because fire is always safe b) Because fire can cause serious harm and damage c) Because fire is fun to play with

Places of possible fire outbreak.

  1. Homes: Fire can start in the kitchen while cooking, due to electrical problems, or from heating appliances.
  2. Schools: Fire can start from electrical problems, overheating of equipment, or from chemicals used in science labs.
  3. Offices: Fire can start from overloaded electrical sockets, faulty wiring, or due to human error like leaving heating appliances unattended.
  4. Industrial factories: Fire can start from malfunctioning machinery, chemicals, or due to human error.
  5. Forests: Fire can start due to lightning strikes, or carelessness such as not putting out campfires properly.
  6. Gas stations: Fire can start due to sparks from vehicles or due to human error while handling fuel.
  7. Public buildings: Fire can start from electrical problems or due to careless smoking or arson.
  8. Restaurants: Fire can start from cooking, electrical problems, or from heating appliances.
  9. Shopping malls: Fire can start due to electrical problems, faulty wiring, or from heating appliances.
  10. Warehouses: Fire can start due to electrical problems, malfunctioning machinery, or due to human error like improper handling of flammable materials

Evaluation

  1. Fire can start in ________ due to cooking, electrical problems, or heating appliances. a) homes b) parks c) beaches
  2. Fire can start in ________ due to electrical problems, overheating of equipment, or chemicals used in science labs. a) schools b) cinemas c) museums
  3. Fire can start in ________ due to overloaded electrical sockets, faulty wiring, or human error. a) offices b) swimming pools c) playgrounds
  4. Fire can start in ________ due to malfunctioning machinery, chemicals, or human error. a) industrial factories b) art galleries c) bookstores
  5. Fire can start in ________ due to lightning strikes or carelessness like not putting out campfires properly. a) forests b) amusement parks c) aquariums
  6. Fire can start in ________ due to sparks from vehicles or human error while handling fuel. a) gas stations b) zoos c) circuses
  7. Fire can start in ________ due to electrical problems or careless smoking. a) public buildings b) dance clubs c) skating rinks
  8. Fire can start in ________ due to cooking, electrical problems, or heating appliances. a) restaurants b) libraries c) beaches
  9. Fire can start in ________ due to electrical problems, faulty wiring, or heating appliances. a) shopping malls b) concert halls c) planetariums
  10. Fire can start in ________ due to electrical problems, malfunctioning machinery, or human error. a) warehouses b) music stores c) toy shops

Lesson Plan Presentation

Previous Lesson 

Introduction (5 mins):

  • Greet the students and introduce the topic by asking if they have ever seen or heard about a fire outbreak.
  • Show pictures and videos of fire outbreaks and ask if anyone can identify what is happening.
  • Explain to the students that fire outbreak can be very dangerous and that it is important to know what causes it and how to prevent it.

Body (20 mins):

  • Define what fire outbreak is and give examples of what can cause it. Discuss the importance of being careful with heat, electricity, and chemicals.
  • Present a list of places where fire outbreaks can occur, using flashcards with pictures. Discuss each place and ask the students to identify what can cause a fire outbreak in each location.
  • Emphasize the importance of fire safety and how to prevent fire outbreaks. Discuss what students can do to prevent fire outbreaks at home, school, and in other public places.

Conclusion (10 mins):

  • Review what was discussed in the lesson and ask the students to give examples of places where fire outbreaks can occur and how to prevent them.
  • Distribute handouts with fill-in-the-blank questions and multiple-choice questions on the topic for students to complete individually or in pairs.
  • Conclude the lesson by asking if the students have any questions or concerns about fire safety.

Assessment:

  • Observe students during the lesson to check for participation and understanding.
  • Use handouts with fill-in-the-blank questions and multiple-choice questions to assess students‚Äô comprehension of the topic

Weekly Assessment /Test

  1. Fire outbreak can start in warehouses due to ________. a) electrical problems b) malfunctioning machinery c) too many employees
  2. Fire outbreak can occur in schools due to ________. a) chemicals used in science labs b) too much homework c) lack of students
  3. Fire outbreak can start in offices due to ________. a) overloaded electrical sockets b) too much coffee c) lack of computers
  4. Fire outbreak can occur in parks due to ________. a) faulty equipment b) too many trees c) too much sun
  5. Fire outbreak can start in gas stations due to ________. a) human error while handling fuel b) too much gasoline c) too many customers
  6. Fire outbreak can start in homes due to ________. a) cooking b) swimming c) dancing
  7. Fire outbreak can start in museums due to ________. a) chemicals used for preservation b) too many visitors c) too much art
  8. Fire outbreak can start in shopping malls due to ________. a) overcrowding b) malfunctioning elevators c) faulty wiring
  9. Fire outbreak can start in concert halls due to ________. a) faulty sound systems b) too much music c) too many performers
  10. Fire outbreak can start in playgrounds due to ________. a) overheating of play equipment b) too much fun c) too much exercise
  11. Fire outbreak can be caused by heat, electricity, and ________. a) water b) wind c) chemicals
  12. If you see a fire outbreak, what should you do? ________. a) Run towards the fire b) Run away from the fire c) Stay calm and call for help
  13. The kitchen is a place where fire outbreak can occur due to ________. a) overeating b) overloading electrical sockets c) overthinking
  14. A fire outbreak can start due to sparks from ________. a) vehicles b) bicycles c) skateboards
  15. Overheating of electrical equipment can cause a fire outbreak in ________. a) swimming pools b) schools c) parks
  16. Faulty wiring can cause a fire outbreak in ________. a) industrial factories b) museums c) cinemas
  17. A fire outbreak can start due to lightning strikes in ________. a) forests b) shopping malls c) amusement parks
  18. Careless smoking can cause a fire outbreak in ________. a) libraries b) public buildings c) dance clubs
  19. Fire outbreak can occur in gas stations due to ________. a) sparks from vehicles b) sparks from bicycles c) sparks from skateboards
  20. Fire outbreak can start in restaurants due to ________. a) faulty wiring b) heating appliances c) lack of customers
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