Second Term Mid Term Test Basic Science Primary 3 Second Term Lesson Notes Week 7


Subject: Basic Science
Class: Primary 3
Term: Second Term
Week: 7
Topic: Second Term Mid-Term Test (Based on all previous topics)

Duration: 1 hour

Entry Behaviour: Students should be able to recall and apply knowledge from all the topics covered in the second term.

Key words: Test, assessment, second term, basic science, topics

Behavioural Objectives: By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of concepts learned throughout the second term.
  2. Apply knowledge to answer questions related to various topics covered.
  3. Recall information accurately.
  4. Analyze and solve problems based on acquired knowledge.

Embedded Core Skills: Critical thinking, recall, analysis, problem-solving

Learning Materials: Test papers, pencils, erasers

Content: The test will cover all topics taught in the second term, including:

  • The meaning, methods, and reasons for water purification.
  • The meaning of water, its qualities, and sources.
  • The effects of wind and its uses.

Step 1: The teacher revises the previous topics briefly by asking questions and reviewing key concepts.
Step 2: The teacher introduces the mid-term test and explains the instructions clearly to the students.
Step 3: Teacher’s Activities: The teacher distributes the test papers and monitors the students during the test.
Learners activities: Students attempt to answer the questions to the best of their abilities.
Assessment: The teacher collects the test papers and assesses the students’ performance based on the answers provided.



  1. Water purification is the process of __________ water to make it safe for drinking. a) heating
    b) cleaning
    c) filtering
    d) freezing
  2. The main reason for water purification is to __________ water from harmful substances. a) cool
    b) protect
    c) pollute
    d) contaminate
  3. Water can be purified using methods such as boiling, __________, and filtering. a) stirring
    b) evaporating
    c) shaking
    d) freezing
  4. __________ is a transparent, tasteless, and odorless liquid that is essential for life. a) Air
    b) Soil
    c) Water
    d) Sand
  5. Water has qualities such as being __________, tasteless, and colorless. a) sweet
    b) salty
    c) sour
    d) fresh
  6. __________ are places where water can be found, such as rivers, lakes, and wells. a) Sources
    b) Animals
    c) Trees
    d) Roads
  7. Wind can be used to generate __________, which is a source of energy. a) electricity
    b) food
    c) water
    d) heat
  8. The effects of wind include __________ trees, moving objects, and drying clothes. a) watering
    b) bending
    c) planting
    d) covering
  9. Windmills can be used to pump __________ from underground. a) air
    b) sand
    c) water
    d) rocks
  10. Wind can be used to propel __________, making them move through the air. a) cars
    b) bicycles
    c) boats
    d) trains
  11. Water purification helps remove __________, bacteria, and other harmful substances from water. a) salt
    b) sugar
    c) dirt
    d) air
  12. The method of boiling water helps kill __________ that can make us sick. a) insects
    b) plants
    c) germs
    d) rocks
  13. One reason for purifying water is to __________ it safe for drinking. a) make
    b) keep
    c) hide
    d) share
  14. __________ is a natural resource that can be found in oceans, rivers, and streams. a) Soil
    b) Air
    c) Water
    d) Fire
  15. Windmills can be used to grind grains into __________. a) water
    b) air
    c) sand
    d) flour


  1. Write out two methods of water purification?
  2. Name three sources of water.
  3. Explain the two effects of wind on humans.
  4. Who is considered a heroine in Lagos State?
  5. What is the meaning of water purification?
  6. List three qualities of clean water.
  7. Describe the dangers of drinking bad water.
  8. Who is considered a hero in Lagos State?
  9. Why is it important to purify water before drinking?
  10. What are the uses of wind?

Conclusion: The teacher collects the test papers, marks them, and provides feedback to the students.