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LESSON PLAN AND NOTE ON SKELETON, JOINTS AND MUSCLE FOR PRIMARY, SECONDARY AND HIGHER INSTITUTIONS

TOPIC: Human Skeleton 

W.A.L.T.: 
Identify and explain the purpose of some bones in the human skeleton.
Create a skeleton model



Resources/References:
STAN Basic Science & Technology bk4, 100 Science Lessons bk4, model of human skeleton 


Starter
Display a picture of the Human skeleton on the screen, have the pupils stand up and go along as you point at parts of the body, name the bones found there and mention their uses.

Main Activity:
Hand out sheets to the pupils and instruct them on how to make models of the skeleton.

Plenary:
Pupils present their models of skeletons. 

Assessment Criteria/Homework:
Basic Science Work Book 4

EVALUATION: (Assessment of pupils’ Learning, Evaluation of Teaching and Implications for Planning)






TOPIC: Comparing skeletons/ joints

W.A.L.T.: State the types of joints and give examples.
To state the importance of joints and muscles.

Resources/References:
100 Science Lessons bk4
Understanding Science(our bodies), skeletal models

Starter
Using the models of skeleton designed in the previous class, pupils identify various bones and state their functions.

Main Activity:
Pupils practice movement of bones around the wrists and shoulders.
Identification of types of joints.
A discuss on the importance of muscles.

Plenary:
Oral discussions

Assessment Criteria/Homework:

EVALUATION: (Assessment of pupils’ Learning, Evaluation of Teaching and Implications for Planning)






TOPIC: Muscles/ Basic Parts of The Human Digestive System            W.A.L.T.: 
Define muscles.
State the functions of joints and muscles.

Resources/References:
STAN Basic Science & Technology bk4, 100 Science Lessons bk4,

Starter
Pupils move their elbow joints. Teacher explains that we can move our joints because of the presence of muscles in our bodies.

Main Activity:
Two pupils demonstrate contraction and expansion to show that muscles work in pairs.
Project interactivity on digestive system guiding pupils through the path moved by food along the digestive system.

Plenary:
Mention major parts of the digestive system.

Assessment Criteria/Homework:

EVALUATION: (Assessment of pupils’ Learning, Evaluation of Teaching and Implications for Planning)




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