Dangerous and Hot Liquids Basic Science Nursery 2 First Term Lesson Notes Week 8

Understanding Dangerous and Hot Liquids for Nursery 2

 

Detailed Lesson Plan

Subject: Basic Science

Class: Nursery 2

Term: First Term

Week: 8

Topic: Dangerous and Hot Liquids

Sub-topic: Understanding Dangerous Hot Liquids

Duration: 35 minutes

Behavioural Objectives

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

  1. Explain the meaning of dangerous hot liquids.
  2. Mention some examples of dangerous hot liquids.
  3. Understand why it is important to be careful with hot liquids.

Key Words

  • Dangerous
  • Hot
  • Liquid
  • Burn
  • Careful

Entry Behaviour

Pupils are familiar with common liquids such as water, milk, and juice.

Learning Resources and Materials

  • Pictures of hot liquids (boiling water, hot tea, hot soup)
  • A thermometer
  • A small pot (for demonstration)
  • A cup of warm water

Building Background / Connection to Prior Knowledge

Ask pupils if they have ever felt something hot and how it felt. Discuss how we need to be careful with hot things to avoid getting hurt.

Embedded Core Skills

  • Observation
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Safety awareness

Learning Materials

  • Picture cards
  • Flashcards with key words
  • Safety gloves

Reference Books

  • Lagos State Scheme of Work for Nursery 2 Basic Science

Instructional Materials

  • Visual aids (pictures of hot liquids)
  • Real-life objects (cup, pot)

Content

  • Introduction to dangerous hot liquids
  • Examples of dangerous hot liquids
  • Safety tips for handling hot liquids

Dangerous and Hot Liquids

i) Explain the meaning of dangerous hot liquids.

  • Dangerous hot liquids are liquids that can hurt you if they spill on you. They can cause burns and pain.
  • Examples of dangerous hot liquids are boiling water, hot soup, and hot oil.

ii) Mention some dangerous hot liquids.

  1. Boiling Water – 🫖 Be careful when near boiling water.
  2. Hot Soup – 🍲 Wait for soup to cool before eating.
  3. Hot Tea or Coffee – ☕ Don’t touch cups with hot tea or coffee.
  4. Hot Oil – 🍳 Stay away from frying pans with hot oil.
  5. Hot Milk – 🥛 Don’t drink hot milk until it cools.

Safety Tips:

  • Do not touch hot pots and pans. 👩‍🍳
  • Wait for food and drinks to cool. 🕐
  • Ask an adult for help. 🧑‍🏫

Remember:

Hot liquids can hurt you, so be very careful!

Presentation

Step 1: Revising the Previous Topic

Teacher’s Activity:

  • Recap last week’s lesson on “Sharp Objects.”
  • Ask questions to review pupils’ understanding.

Learners’ Activity:

  • Answer questions about sharp objects.

Step 2: Introducing the New Topic

Teacher’s Activity:

  • Introduce the new topic “Dangerous and Hot Liquids.”
  • Explain the meaning of dangerous hot liquids with simple words and examples.

Learners’ Activity:

  • Listen and observe the pictures of hot liquids.

Step 3: Pupils’ Contributions and Corrections

Teacher’s Activity:

  • Ask pupils to name some hot liquids they know.
  • Correct any misconceptions and provide additional examples.
  • Demonstrate the use of a thermometer to check the temperature of a liquid.

Learners’ Activity:

  • Name examples of hot liquids.
  • Watch the demonstration.

Teacher’s Activities

  • Show pictures of hot liquids.
  • Explain why hot liquids are dangerous.
  • Demonstrate how to check if a liquid is hot.
  • Provide safety tips for handling hot liquids.

Learners’ Activities

  • Participate in discussions.
  • Answer questions about hot liquids.
  • Observe demonstrations.

Assessment

  1. Explain what dangerous hot liquids are.
  2. Give three examples of hot liquids.
  3. Why should we be careful with hot liquids?

Class Activity Discussion on Dangerous and Hot Liquids

1. What are dangerous hot liquids?

Dangerous hot liquids are liquids that can burn or hurt you when they are very hot.

2. Can you give an example of a dangerous hot liquid?

Yes, boiling water is a dangerous hot liquid.

3. Why should we be careful with hot liquids?

We should be careful because hot liquids can cause burns and injuries.

4. Is hot oil dangerous?

Yes, hot oil is very dangerous and can burn your skin.

5. What should you do before drinking hot tea?

You should wait for the hot tea to cool down.

6. Can hot soup burn you?

Yes, hot soup can burn you if it is too hot.

7. Who should help you with hot liquids?

An adult should help you with hot liquids.

8. Should you touch a hot pot?

No, you should not touch a hot pot.

9. What should you do if you see a hot pan on the stove?

You should stay away from it and ask an adult for help.

10. Can hot milk be dangerous?

Yes, hot milk can be dangerous if it is too hot to drink.

11. How can you tell if a liquid is too hot?

You can ask an adult to check if the liquid is too hot.

12. Why is it important to wait for hot liquids to cool?

It is important to wait so you do not get burned.

13. What should you do if you accidentally touch a hot liquid?

Tell an adult immediately and rinse the area with cool water.

14. Can you drink hot tea right away?

No, you should wait for it to cool down first.

15. How can hot liquids be harmful?

Hot liquids can cause burns and pain if they touch your skin.

Ten Evaluation Questions

  1. What is a hot liquid?
    a) Cold water
    b) Juice
    c) Boiling water
    d) Milk
  2. Which of these is a dangerous hot liquid?
    a) Ice cream
    b) Hot tea
    c) Lemonade
    d) Orange juice
  3. What can hot liquids cause?
    a) Cold
    b) Burn
    c) Freeze
    d) None
  4. Name one example of a hot liquid.
    a) Hot oil
    b) Cold milk
    c) Ice water
    d) Apple juice
  5. Should we touch a hot pot?
    a) Yes
    b) No
  6. What should we do if we touch a hot liquid?
    a) Ignore it
    b) Tell an adult
    c) Play with it
    d) Run away
  7. Why is it important to be careful with hot liquids?
    a) To get hurt
    b) To avoid burns
    c) To play with it
    d) To drink it quickly
  8. Can hot soup burn you?
    a) Yes
    b) No
  9. What should you do before drinking hot tea?
    a) Drink it quickly
    b) Wait for it to cool
    c) Stir it
    d) Ignore it
  10. Is hot oil a dangerous liquid?
    a) Yes
    b) No
  11. Dangerous hot liquids can cause __________.
    a) smiles
    b) burns
    c) giggles
    d) fun
  12. Boiling water is an example of a __________ liquid.
    a) cold
    b) dangerous hot
    c) safe
    d) fun
  13. You should wait for __________ to cool before drinking.
    a) juice
    b) milk
    c) hot tea
    d) water
  14. Hot oil can __________ you.
    a) help
    b) cool
    c) burn
    d) protect
  15. Hot soup can be __________ to touch.
    a) safe
    b) cold
    c) dangerous
    d) fun
  16. Do not __________ hot pots and pans.
    a) touch
    b) avoid
    c) look at
    d) clean
  17. When waiting for food to cool, you should be __________.
    a) fast
    b) patient
    c) careless
    d) quick
  18. Always ask an __________ for help with hot liquids.
    a) child
    b) adult
    c) pet
    d) friend
  19. Hot milk should be __________ before drinking.
    a) heated
    b) avoided
    c) cooled
    d) thrown away
  20. Boiling water can __________ your skin.
    a) help
    b) burn
    c) cool
    d) clean
  21. Hot tea is __________ to drink right away.
    a) safe
    b) dangerous
    c) fun
    d) helpful
  22. Frying pans with hot oil should be __________.
    a) played with
    b) ignored
    c) touched
    d) avoided
  23. Dangerous hot liquids can be __________.
    a) fun
    b) safe
    c) harmful
    d) cool
  24. You should __________ for hot liquids to cool before eating or drinking.
    a) play
    b) wait
    c) run
    d) shout
  25. Hot liquids can cause __________ and pain.
    a) burns
    b) joy
    c) laughter
    d) fun

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Conclusion

Teacher’s Activity:

  • Review the main points of the lesson.
  • Answer any remaining questions.
  • Ensure pupils understand the importance of being careful with hot liquids.

Teacher’s Final Task:

  • Go around to mark pupils’ work and provide feedback.
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