Scheme of Work

Basic Science Scheme Of Work For Primary 2

This article provides you with the Basic science scheme of work and the curriculum for the first term, second term, and third term for primary 2 pupils.

Basic Science Scheme of Work Primary 2 First Term

Sense of Sight I and II

Pupils should be able to:

  • identify the organs of sights
  • understand the importance of sight
  • identify and name objects based on colours shapes and sizes

Sense of Hearing I and II

Pupils should be able to:

  • observe and identify the organs of hearing
  • states the importance of hearing
  • identify various sound made by objects, animals and persons
  • listen to sounds of objects, animals or persons

Sense of Touch I and II

  • Observation and identification of organ of touching
  • Touching: with fingers, detecting various objects by touch, feeling its shapes, texture, pressure and temperature
  • Identification of the parts of the body used for tasting things
  • Detecting various food items that are sweet, sour, salty and bitter

Sense of Taste

  • Identification of things that are safe and safe to taste

Sense of Smell

  • Identification of parts of the body used for smelling things
  • Smelling with nose to detect various odour
  • Identification of things with pleasant and unpleasant smell

Soil (Types of Soil)

Pupils should be able to:

  • define soil
  • mention different types of soil

Properties of Soil

Pupils should be able to:

  • observe and describe the physical properties of soils types

Basic Science Scheme of Work Primary 2 Second Term

Air

  • Defining wind as air in motion
  • Effects of a moving air on the body

Things that Float in the Air

  • Floating in the air
  • Things that float in the air e.g. paper kite, blown balloon etc.

Making of Things that Float in the Air

Pupils should be able to:

  • make things float in the air
  • Things that float In the air e.g. paper kite, blown balloon etc

Water

Pupils should be able to:

  • mention at least three source of water

Uses of Water

Pupils should be able to:

  • mention at least four uses of water at home in the school

Qualities of Water

Pupils should be able to:

  • say the qualities of a good water
  • Qualities of water. – Pure, – Tasteless, – Colourless

Objects That Float In Water

Pupils should be able to:

  • identify things that float in water
  • demonstrate how to make things that float in water

Objects that Sink in Water

Pupils should be able to:

  • identify things that sink in water
  • demonstrate how to make objects sink in water

Colour

Pupils should be able to:

  • identify at least four colours
  • colour objects with various colour

Uses of Colour

Pupils should be able to:

  • mention three uses of colours
  • uses colour to identify and beautify objects

Read: List of Nursery and Primary school Subjects

Basic Science Scheme of Work Primary 2 Third Term

Plant

  • define plant
  • identify and name some common plant in the school compound.
  • trace the leaves of some plants on plastering or clay

Parts of Plant

  • identify the main parts of a plant
  • draws a plant and label the parts

Features of Plants

  • observe and identify common features of plant in their school
  • group the plant according to their features

Uses of Plants

  • describe common use of plants. Common uses of plant in the locality. (For food, Beautification, Building furniture, shede medicine)
  • group plants according to their uses

Animals

  • identify some common animal in the locality and the school compound. Animal in the locality e.g. Goat, Dog, Hen, Cat, Bird etc. Animal in the school e.g. grasshopper, butterfly etc
  • collect and preserve some animals in the school compound

Features of

Animals.

  • observe and name the features of some common animal in the school compounds
  • observe and name features of common animals in their locality
  • use the observable features to group the animals found in the school and in their locality

Behavior of Animal

  • Animal behavior. Type of food they eat, Caring for young ones etc.

Animals and their Sounds

  • name some animals and their sound
  • mimic the sound of the animal name

Animals and where they live

  • name the place where the animals live
  • differentiate between domestics and wild animal
  • give examples of wild and domestic animals

Animals and Road Safety

  • demonstrate correct way of – crossing the road, – walking along the road

Bolarinwa Olajire

An associate lecturer with demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills, C++, Fortran, and Entrepreneurship. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter from University of Ibadan and PhD student at FUNAAB.

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