Primary 6 Basic Science Scheme of Work

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Basic Science is a subject that fosters a sense of interest and excitement about the natural mind in the pupils. The topics for this class will build upon prior knowledge from the previous classes. By the end of this class, the pupils should have a strong foundation to excel in more advanced science courses they will encounter in secondary school. 

Some of the topics covered in this class include; living and nonliving things, growing crops, the circulatory system, drugs, drug abuse, the human reproductive system, the meaning of puberty, the respiratory system, air, movement, the solar system etc. 

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Primary 6 First Term Scheme of Work for Basic Science

Basic Science Scheme of Work for Primary/Basic 6
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 6
 SUBJECTBasic Science
 TERMFirst Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1Revision of previous year’s
work and Readiness test
 
2LIVING AND NON-LIVING
THINGS
-Meaning and identification
of living and non-living things
-Characteristics of living things.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be
i. define living things and non-living things.
ii. analyze the characteristics of living things.
iii. Classify items in their environment as living or
non-living things
3GROWING CROPS
-Conditions for better crops.
-Importance of fertilizers to
the soil.
-Components of fertilizer.
-Growing crops with compost
or fertilizer.
By the end of he lesson, pupils be able to:
1. state the conditions for growing crops;
2. write dom the importance of fertilizers to the soil.
3. enumerate the components of fertilizer grow
crops using compost or fertilizers.
4THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
-Meaning of circulatory
-describe and state some basic
functions of the heart;
-draw a typical heart and label
it.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. explain the meaning of circulatory system;
2. name and identify the parts of the hurnan heart,
3. describe and state some basic functions of the
heart;
4. draw a typical heart and label it.
5THE HUMAN
CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
-The blood vessels.
-The cirwlation of blood.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. name and idenüfy blood vessels; state the
function of blood vessels ;
2. differentiate among arteries, veins and
capillaries;
3. describe how food and materials are distributed
to different pare of the body by blood,
4. draw blood vessels.
6drugs
-Types of drugs: synthetic and
naturally occurring drugs
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
i explain the meaning of drugs;
ii describe the types of drugs;
iii analyse the importance of drugs
7
MID TERM BREAK
 
8drug abuse.
-Drugs that are mostly abused:
hard drugs.
-Effects of drug abuse to man
and the society.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
i. describe what drug abuse is;
ii enumerate drugs that are mostly abused;
iii. appraise the effects of drug abuse to man and
the society.
9The Human Reproductive
System
-Definition of the reproductive
system
-Identification of male and
female reproductive organ
-Function of male and
female reproductive organ
lesson, pupils be able to:
1. explain the reproductive system;
2. identify the structures of male and female
reproductive organs;
3. examine the functions of male and female
reproductive organs.
4. discuss the importance of the human
reproductive system
10-Meaning of puberty Physical
and emotional changes in
puberty
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. discuss the meaning of puberty;
2. describe the changes in male and female during
puberty;
3. distinguish between physical and emotional
changes in puberty
4. explain the importance of pubelty in child
development
11Respiratory system
-meaning of respiratory
system;
-organs of respiratory system
such as mouth, nose, lungs,
throat etc.
Functions of respiratory system;
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. develop a definition of respiratory system
2. enumerate and idenffy respiratory organs
3. discuss the furüions of respiratory system.
12REVISION 
13EXAMINATION 

 

Primary 6 Second Term Scheme of Work for Basic Science

 CLASSPrimary/Basic 6
 SUBJECTBasic Science
 TERMSecond Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1
REVISION AND
READINESS TEST
 
2Air
Meaning of air and air pressure;
Properties of air
(it occupies space);
-application of air. Pressure
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. formulate a definition of air;
2. write the properties of air;
3. explain air pressure and its uses
4. demonstrate air pressure using simple objects
3IN OUR CLIMATE
-Weather symbols.
-Weather records.
-Effect of climate change on
the earth (Global warming)
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. identify and write simple weather symbols;
2. observe changes in our climate over a period of
time use the weather symbols to keep the records of
weather and climatic changes;
3. explain global warming evaluate the effects of
climate change on the earth.
4MOVEMENTS (Il)
-The sun, moon and the sun
and the earth: -rotafion
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. describe the sun, moon and tie earth;
2. appraise the effects of the interaction between
the sun, moon and the earth;
3. describe tie sources of light to the earth.
4. compare the different sources of light and their
effects on the Earth and its inhabitants
5. discuss the effects of the Earth’s movements.
5SOLAR SYSTEM
-Natural bodies in the sky.
-The solar system.
-The planets.
-Gravity and weightlessness
in space.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. name and recognize the natural bodies that can
be found in the sky:
2. identify the components of the solar system;
3. show in order all the planets;
4. demonstrate that the earth exerts a pull on
objects and bodies.
5. explain why heavy objects float in space:
they are no longer under the influence of the earth’s
gravity
-contrast between an object on Earth and an object
in space
6Colours:
-Components of light;
Primary, secondary and natural
colours
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. mention and identify the components of light
(rainbow)
2. differentiate between primary and secondary
colours;
3. name objects that have characteristic of natural
colours.
4. mix colours
7MID TERM BREAK 
8FIRST ELEMENTS ON
PERIODIC TABLE:
-Meaning of an atom
-Meaning of an elernent
(all elements are arranged on
a chart called periodic table).
-first ten elements With theirs
symbols.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. Explain what an atom is develop a definition of
an elements and know what an atom means;
2. state the first ten element on the periodic table
with their symbols,
9Introduction to wood handtoolsBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to
1. formulate the definition of wood hand tools
2. identify measuring tools
3. compare marking tools and cutting tools
10Maitainance
-Meaning
-Types
-Importance
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain the meaning of maintenance
2. examine different types of maintenance
3. analyze the importance of maintenance
11Safety
-Meaning of safety
-Safety precautions•,
-accident in and road;
safety devices.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to.
1. explain the meaning of safety and accident;
2. discuss the causes of accident and methods of
preventing accident;
3. List some safety devices and demonstrate the use
of some safety devices
4. create a safety plan for keeping safe at home.
12REVISION 
13EXAMINATION 

Primary 6 Third Term Scheme of Work for Basic Science

   
 CLASSPrimary/Basic 6
 SUBJECTBasic Science
 TERMThird Term
WEEKTOPICSLearning Objectives
1REVISION AND
READINESS TEST
 
2Simple machine(lever)
-Definition of simple machine
-Definition and examples of a
lever
-Types and parts of a lever
-Uses of a lever
By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain what a simple machine is
2. define what a lever means and state some
examples
3. draw and label different types of lever
4. discuss the use of lever
3PullleyBy the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. explain and identify pulley
2. examine different uses of pulley in everyday life
3. distinguish between fixed and moveable pulley
4. make and use pulley to do everyday work
4Incline planes (meaning):
-examples of incline planes
-construction of indined plane.
-advantages of inclined plane
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. Mention examples of inclined planes;
2. Construct and use inclined planes to move
objects;
3. State the advantages of inclined plane.
5FORCES:
Meaning of force
(as a push or pull)
Example, of forces;
Types of force
Effects of force on materials.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. Develop a definition for force:
2. Mention some examples of force;
3. state the types of force
4. Analyze the effects of force on materials
6Frictional forceBy end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. explain fictional force;
2. describe instances of the application of frictional
force in daily activities;
3. discuss the advantage and disadvantages of
frictional force
4-relate frictional force to daily activities
7MID TERM BREAK 
8Water Project
-Meaning of water project
-Example of water project in
Nigeria e.g dam, lake, river.
canal e.t.c.
-Benefit and hazards.
By the end of the lesson, pupils be able to:
1. develop a definition for water project;
2. list some examples of water projects in Nigeria
3. analyze the benefits and hazards of water
projects.
9CONTINOUS ASSESSMENT 
10REVISION 
11REVISION 
12REVISION 
13EXAMINATION 

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