SAMPLE TABLE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, STUDENTS’ ACTIVITIES AND PROJECT/EXCURSION ~ BASIC TECHNOLOGY

SAMPLE TABLE OF INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, STUDENTS’ ACTIVITIES AND PROJECT/EXCURSION ~ BASIC TECHNOLOGY

SUBJECT: BASIC TECHNOLOGY

CLASS: JS1 

WEEKSTOPICINSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALSSTUDENTS’ ACTIVITIESPROJECT/ EXCURSION
1Concept of Technology1.        Drawing and pictures of technological products and processes.
2.        Films, videos and slides of technological processes.
1.            Listen attentively, ask and answer questions.
2.            Identify elements of technology in the environment.
A visit to a Timber Saw-Mill
2(i)Technology and Society
(ii) Who should study technology?
1.        Drawing and pictures of technological products and processes.
2.        Films, videos and slides of technological processes.
3.        Pictures of males and females working in industries.
1.            Listen attentively, ask and answer questions.
2.           Participate in class discussion.
3.            Cite role models of males and females in technology.
Electronic products market.
Project:Draw products of highly developed technology and underdeveloped technology.
3Workshop Safety: definition, safety rules, safety devices1.        Pictures and charts showing safe work habits and attitudes.
2.        Safety devices; e.g. fire extinguishers, sand buckets, etc.
1.           Participate actively in class discussion.
2.            Practice the use fire
Take the students to a local workshop. They should compare it with the UEC College Tech. Workshop.
4Identification of Wood1.        Specimen of various types of wood.
2.        Pictures of some timber woods.
Students, individually or in groups:
1.            Examine specimens of wood.
2.            Visit a timber yard or shed.
3.            Carryout simple tests to differentiate hard wood from soft wood.
A visit to a Timber Saw-Mill.
5Identification of Metal1.        Specimen of various types of metals.
2.        Pictures of metals being used in construction and manufacture.
Students, individually or in groups:
1.            Examine specimens of metals.
2.            Visit a metal or scrap yard or shed.
3.            Carryout simple tests to identify the strength of different types of metals.
Visit a metal or scrap yard or shed.
6Identification of Ceramics1.        Specimen of various types of ceramics.2.        Pictures of ceramics, potteries, vases, etc.Students, individually or in groups:
1.            Examine specimens of ceramics.
2.            Visit a potter’s shop to see how ceramics are made.
3.            Carryout simple tests to identify the strength of different types of ceramics.
Visit a potter’s shop to see how ceramics are made.
7Identification of plastics and rubber1.        Specimen of various types of plastics.
2.        Specimen of various types of plastics.
3.        Pictures of ceramic and rubber objects.
4.        Examine various types of plastics and rubber.
Students, individually or in groups:
1.            Examine specimens of plastics and rubber.
2.           Differentiate between plastics and rubber.
3.            Carryout simple tests to identify the strength of different types of ceramics.
A visit to a rubber/plastic making company.
8Board practice: meaning, drawing instruments, care   of instrumentsDrawing instruments and materials.1.            Examine, name and describe the instruments
2.            Watch teacher’s demonstration and practice appropriate techniques.
3.            Correctly use drawing instruments and materials.
A visit to an Architectural Drawing office.
9Freehand SketchingHB pencil, drawing sheet, sharpener, eraser, board and tee-square.1.            Watch teacher’s demonstration.
2.            Practice free hand sketching.
Visit an Art Studio.
10Scale DrawingMetric rules, pencils, drawing paper, given lines and objects, eraser.1.            Watch teacher’s demonstration.
2.            Practice scale drawing.
Visit a Land Surveyor’s office.
Architectural Drawing. xpino scholars

SUBJECT: BASIC TECHNOLOGY

CLASS: JS2

WEEKSTOPICINSTRUCTIONAL   MATERIALSSTUDENTS’ ACTIVITIESPROJECT/ EXCURSION
1Lines and Angles1.            Drawing instruments and materials.
2.            Drawing and pictures of blue prints.
1.            Watch teacher’s demonstration and practice appropriate techniques.
2.            Practice drawing of quality lines.
3.            Use appropriate instruments to bisect and divide lines.
A visit to an Architectural Drawing office.
2Construction of Angles1.            Drawing instruments and materials.
2.            Drawing and pictures of blue prints.
1.            Watch teacher’s demonstration and practice appropriate techniques.
2.            Practice drawing of quality lines.
3.            Use appropriate instruments to bisect and divide lines.
Students should construct given angles in a cardboard paper.
3Circles/Triangles1.            Drawing instruments and materials.
2.            Pictures and charts showing circles and triangles.
1.           Participate actively in class discussion.
2.            Practice the use instruments to draw circles and triangles.
3.            Inscribe and circumscribe circles to triangles
Students should use cardboard papers to show different examples of circles.
4Quadrilaterals/Polygon1.            Drawing instruments and materials.
2.            Pictures and charts showing quadrilaterals and polygons.
Students, individually or in groups:
1.            Listen attentively.
2.           Demonstrates the construction of various types of quadrilaterals
3.            Construct rectangles, quadrilaterals and polygons.
Students should use cardboard papers to show different examples of quadrilaterals and polygons.
5Plane Figures: Area of Equal Figures1.            Drawing instruments and materials.
2.            Pictures and charts showing geometrical figures.
1.            Construct plane figures of equal areas.
2.            Enlarge and reduce plane figures.
Visit the working office of an architect.
6Metalwork – measuring and marking tools1.            Marking out tools, table, measuring tools.
2.            Models of shaped blocks.
1.            Watch teacher’s demonstration.
2.            Examine, name, touch, describe and state the use of tools.3.            Practise the use of each tool in carrying out projects.
Visit a metalwork workshop.
7Metalwork – driving and boring tools1.            Driving tools and boring tools.
2.            Models of shaped blocks.
1.            Watch teacher’s demonstration.
2.            Examine, name, touch, describe and state the use of tools.
3.            Practise the use of each tool in carrying out projects.
Visit a metalwork workshop.
8Metalwork – cutting tools1.            Cutting tools.
2.            Models of shaped blocks.
1.            Watch teacher’s demonstration.2.            Examine, name, touch, describe and state the use of tools.
3.            Practise the use of each tool in carrying out projects.
A visit to an Architectural Drawing office.
9 & 10Energy ConversionElectric iron, boiling ring (Immersion heater), kerosene stove, charcoal iron, refrigerator, compressors, alcohol, methylated spirit, electric fan, grinder, etc.1.            Dismantle appliances and observer their parts.
2.            Use immersion heater to observe conversion of electric energy to heat energy.
3.            Use kerosene stove to demonstrate conversion of chemical energy to heat energy
4.            Examine and identify appliances.
5.            Observe and identify generators and motors.
Excursion to a power station.

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