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LESSON PLAN

CLASS – VIII
Topic: Pollution of Air
Key Concepts: Pollution, Air Pollution, Causes of Air Pollution, Air
Pollutants and their Harmful Effects, Acid Rain, Greenhouse Effect,
Consequences of Greenhouse Effects, Methods to control Air Pollution
Resources Used: The Living World (Science Text Book), Modules of
Tata Class Edge, Worksheets
Teaching Learning Strategies: Interactive, Questioning, Lecture, Make
Connections to Strengthen Understanding
General Learning Objectives:

 To sensitize the students about the environment


 Students will be able to understand the importance of clean
environment
Specific Learning Objectives: The students will be able to

 Know about causes of air pollution


 Know about different air pollutants and their harmful effects
 Understand the formation of acid rain
 Understand the meaning of Greenhouse Effect and its
consequences
 Realize the need and methods to control air pollution
Ice Breaking Activity: 3-4 Incense sticks will be lit in the classroom
Previous Knowledge Testing:

 What is composition of air?


 Which gas is important for animals?
 What are the causes of deforestation?
 From where harmful gases are entering into the atmosphere?
Teaching Aids:

 Modules on Smart Board


Methodology
Day Sub Topic/ Concept Teaching – Learning Assessment
strategies strategy
1 Pollution – Air Explanation with the Write one
Pollution, its causes, help of smart board harmful effect of
Pollutants and their each pollutant
Harmful Effects
2 Acid Rain, Explanation with the Mind-Map
Greenhouse Effect help of smart board
and its
Consequences
3 Methods to control Explanation - Discussion MCQ will be
Air Pollution, Back asked
listed Exercises

Home Assignment:
1. Give one cause of air pollution.
2. Write one source of nitrogen dioxide.
3. Name the pollutant responsible for leaf drop in plants.
4. Name two diseases causes due to smog.
5. Name two gases responsible for acid rain.
6. What do you mean by marble cancer?
7. Name two greenhouse gases.
8. Give two points to check global warming.
9. Use of which fuel in automobiles can help us to control air pollution?
10. Which sources of energy should be used instead of coal and petrol?