Category: Science for upper primary schools

Angle construction

07/16/2020 1

Constructing Angles of 60º, 120º, 30º, 150, 90º and 450 How to construct an angle of 600. (i) Draw a line and select point A. ... Read More

Force and simple machine – upper primary

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Force A force is the pull, push or a lift on an object. Force is measured in Newtons using a spring balance   Effect of ... Read More

Properties of matter – upper primary

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PROPERTIES OF MATTER Matter Matter is anything that occupies space and has mass. Mass is what matter is made up of. Matter exists in three ... Read More

Magnetism-upper primary

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Magnetism A magnet is a piece of metal which has ability to attract other metals. Magnetic substances are those substances which can be attracted by ... Read More

Sound energy-upper primary

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Sound energy Sound is  a form of energy that enables us to hear. It is caused by vibration of objects Properties of sound Pitch is ... Read More

Electric energy -upper primary

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Electricity This is a form of energy that is produced by moving electrons or electrical charges. There are two types of charges; positive charges and ... Read More

Light energy – upper primary

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Light It is a form of energy that enables us to see. Other uses of light It is used by plants for photosynthesis It is ... Read More

Heat energy – upper primary

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Heat energy This is a form of energy that flows from one point to another due to temperature differences. Temperature a physical property of matter ... Read More

Energy(introduction) – Upper primary

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ENERGY Energy is the ability to do work. It is measured in joules Work is a product of force and distance Work = force x ... Read More

Weather and weather instruments

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WEATHER Weather is the atmospheric condition of a place at a given time over a short period of time. The study of weather is called ... Read More

Animal-husbandry

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Domestic animals The animals that are kept at home are called domestic animals. Domestic animals include pets and livestock. Pets include cats, dogs and pigeons. ... Read More

Vertebrates – upper primary

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Vertebrates Vertebrates are animals with backbones. Vertebrates can be classified into either cold blooded or warm blooded. The cold blooded vertebrates can vary or change ... Read More

Invertebrates – upper primary

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Animals Characteristics of animals Animals are different from plants because animals do not make their food while plants do. Characteristics of animals as living things ... Read More

Soil-upper primary

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Soil It is the loose material that covers the earth’s surface. It forms 25% of the earth’s surface. The rest is water. Importance of soil ... Read More

Air and water in environment

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Air Air is composed of the following gases shown in the pie chart below: oxygen (21% of air) for respiration and is given out during ... Read More

First Aid, burns and scalds, fainting, fire, drowning, cuts and wounds, snake bite

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First Aid This is the emergency or immediate care provided to an injured or ill person until full medical treatment is available. For minor conditions, ... Read More

Drugs use, drug misuse and drug abuse – upper primary

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Drugs;  us, misuse and drug abuse What is a drug? A drug is any natural or artificial chemical that causes changes in the body or ... Read More

Diseases, infections and immunization – Upper primary

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DISEASE AND INFECTION A disease is the medical condition of the body or the mind being unwell. An infection is caused by the presence of ... Read More

Food and nutrition – upper primary

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Foods Food is a solid or liquid that is taken through eating or drinking to provide necessary nutrients to the body. Nutrition is the process ... Read More

Water and sanitation- upper primary

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Water and sanitation Sanitation is the process of keeping places around the house, schools and work places clean and healthy to prevent diseases caused by contact ... Read More

Hygiene – upper primary

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HYGIENE Hygiene deals with personal habits for bodily cleanliness. Why one should promote personal hygiene? - prevent spread of diseases - to get rid of diseases ... Read More

Nervous system -Upper primary

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Coordination   and control in animals Coordination means to cause the part to function together or in proper order. Coordination and control in animals is performed ... Read More

Reproduction- upper primary

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Reproduction Reproduction is the process by which living things give rise to offspring of the same kind The male reproductive system Parts of the male ... Read More

Locomotion and support -Upper primary

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Locomotion One of the characteristic of living thing is movement. Movement enable animals to look for food, mates and escape predators. For movement to be ... Read More

Human circulatory system-Upper Primary Schools

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The circulatory system The circulatory system consists of three independent systems that work together: the heart (cardiovascular), lungs (pulmonary), and arteries, veins, coronary and portal ... Read More

Digestion- upper primary school

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Digestion This is the process of breaking down food into smaller particles that can be absorbed and used in the body. The following are reasons ... Read More

Skin and temperature regulation – Upper primary

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Temperature regulation The body temperature must be kept constant because enzymes work best within narrow temperature range. At very low temperature enzymes are inactive whereas ... Read More

Gaseous exchange – Upper primary

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Gaseous exchange Animals take in air in order obtain oxygen for respiration. Respiration is the burning or oxidation of food in the body to obtain ... Read More

Excretion (Science for upper primary)

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Excretion This is the removal of metabolic waste products from the body Example of excretory product Carbon dioxide Ammonium excretory product ( ammonia, urea and ... Read More

Ear, nose, tongue (Science for upper primary pupils)

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The human Ear The mammalian ear has three major functions Detecting sound through the cochlea Maintenance of body balance by the semicircular canal Equalize pressure ... Read More

Eye and camera (science upper primary)

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Eye  The eye is a sense organ for sight. Since it uses light to function, it is called optical organ. The human eye is found ... Read More