The Solar System

April 20, 2006

I.Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the members of the solar system. (PELC VII.I.I)
  • Describe each member of the solar system
  • Aprreciate the importance of the solar system.

II. Concepts/ Terminologies

  • Solar System- is composed of the sun and celestial or heavenly bodies which move in orderly fashion around the sun.
  • There are nine planets in the solar system ( mercury, venus, earth,mars,jupiter,saturn,uranus,neptune,pluto)

III. Reference Materials

     Science for Daily Use, pp.248-250,

     Science & Health 5, pp.245-252,

     Into the   Future:Science & Health 5, pp.250   251, 

     URL:http/www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/solarsystem

IV. Review a Related Lesson

     What is the center of the solar system?

V. Lecture

    1. Motivation

         What word can you form out of the letters below?

          a. ( u s n)                                     d. ( t e m o c s )

           b.( p e t s l a n )                           e. ( s o e r t m e  )

           c.( o o m n s )

     2. Presentation ( www.teacherfirst.com)

     3. Summary: What are the members of the solar system?

VI. Learning Activity

      Use the following internet sites

www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/activities/radiobuttonquiz/Sspz.shtml      www.prongo.com/space

VII. Evaluation:  On line assessment

       Go to www.solarsystem.org.uk/quiz

VII. Draw the solar system

      Use oslo paper. 

Classifying Animals Into Two Groups

April 19, 2006

I. Learning Objectives:

    1. Classify animals into vertebrates and invertebrates.

    2. Identify characteristics of vertebrates and invertebrates

    3. Show love and appreciation for animals.

II. Concept / Terminologies

  •  Animals can be classified into two groups according to the presence or absence of backbones.
  • Vertebrates- animals with backbone
  • Invertebrates- animals without backbone

III. Reference Materials: Science for Daily Use ,pp73-75, Into the Future: Science & Health V pp.63-65

IV. Review a Related Lesson

     Name 5 animals and its protective body parts

V. Lecture

     1. View different animals( www.christiananswer.net/kids)

      2. Presentation ( www.junglewalk.com)

      3. Summary

          How many groups can animals be classified? What are the characteristics of the vertebrates? invertebrates?

VI. Learning Activities

      Use the following internet sites

      www.filebox.rt.edu/users/rburcham/edweb/project/in-vert-quiz.htm

      www.kidport.com/Grade5/Science/Vertebrates.htm

      www.kidport.com/Grade8/Science/Invertebrates.htm

VII. On line- assessment ( www.prongo.com/quiz)

VIII. Make an album of the two classification of animals.

Physical Changes in One’s Body During Puberty

April 17, 2006

I.     Learning Objectives:

1.      Describe certain  physical changes during puberty.

2.      Explain certain physical changes during puberty. ( PELC. 1.2.1)

3.      Appreciate body changes that happen to boys and girls.

II.       Concept or Terminologies

1.      Puberty –  refers to the process of physical changes by which a child's body becomes an adult

2.      hormones- chemicals produced by the body

III.     Reference Materials:

1.      Into the Future 5, pp.8-10, Science for Daily Use 5, pp.12-14

2.      Internet Resource- (www. wikipedia.org./wiki/puberty), www.aap.org/family/puberty.htm.

IV. Review a Related Lessons

       1. What is ferlization?

        2. The mother supplies the basic needs of the fetus through the umbilical cord connected to the

            placenta.

V. Lecture

     1. Presentation.( Look at the pictures)

puberty.jpg        puberty-girl.jpg           

Go to  www.aap.org/family/pubrty.htm

Summary:

    a. Do boys and girls experience the same changes? Why?

     b. What do you think is the single hardest thing about going though puberty?

     c. What are the different physical changes in puberty?

V. Learning Activities:

    Go to www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=6515

    

VI. Answer the following questions ( go to Prongo Quiz Station. www.prongo.com/quizstation)

VI. Find out the different endocrine glands and hormones that affect the changes during puberty.  

Animals in Their Habitat

April 7, 2006

Objectives:

1. Explain why animals live in particular habitat. PELC.II.I

2. Observe the habitat of animals.

3. Show love and concern to animals.

II. Concept or Terminology

     habitat- place where animals live and get their food

III. Reference Materials: Science for Daily Use 5, pp.54-58, Into the Future: Science & Health5, pp.44-46, Science & health 5,pp. 64-68

IV. Review of Related Lessons

     What are the common animals found in the community?

V. Lecture :

    1.  Where do these animals usually live?

 picture-of-fish1.gif       Orangutan.gif        coyot.jpg       Edenpics-com_003-017-Pond-in-the-middle-of-a-forest-France-Bretagne-Morbihan-Carnac.jpg     –   

     – What do big fish eat in the pond?

     – Why can fish live in water?

     – Can farm animals live in the sea? why or why not?

     – If we were to eliminate the algae in the pond, what would happen to the animals?

    – Do some animals in the forest, sea and desert eat plants? do other animals eat other 

     animals?

   – Where do animals get their food?

   – Why do you think animals survive in a certain place?

    – Identify some animals found in the dessert. What do these animals eat?

    – Can we find monkeys in grassland? Why or why not?

    –  If you see a goat feasting on your vegetable garden, what will you do? How can you show concern to animals?

Summary: Why do animals live in a certain place?

IV. Evaluation: Go to Prongo Quiz Station. (www.prongo.com.quizstation)

V. Research  more about the habitat of animals.

Respiratory System

April 6, 2006

I. Learning Objectives:

    1. Identify the respiratory system and its major parts.

     2. Explain the functions of each part.

     3. Practice desirable health habits.

II. Concepts/ Terminologies

     a. The respiratory system is composed of body parts that help one breathe by taking 

     oxygen into the body and removing carbon dioxide.  

     b. lungs- lightest organ in the body.

     c. diaphragm – separate chest cavity from abdominal cavity 

     d. bronchial tubes- two branches of windpipe

     e. cilia- tiny hairs that strain dirt and germs from air we breathe

III. Reference Materials: Science for Daily Use, pp.28-31, Exploring Science & Health

      pp.26-30, Journey to Science VI, pp.42-44

IV. Review of Related Lessons

      What are the importance of protecting one's sensitive parts?

V. Lecture

    1. Motivation: How do cells of your body get constant supply of oxygen and regularly

                      remove carbon dioxide?

    2. Presentation: Observe the major parts of the respiratory system.

                respiratory1.jpg           

    3. Lecture: (search.yahoo.com/respiratory system)

     4. Summary: What is the respiratory system? What are the major parts and the use

         of each?

V. On line assesment: www.prongo.com/quizstation

VI. Assignment: Draw the respiratory system and label. Use oslo paper.


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