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Science Grade 8

Lesson Plan
I. Learning objectives:

At the end of the period, the student must have:

a. discussed Domain Archaebacteria

b. identified the three main groups of Archaea and its environment
c. recognized the importance of Archaebacteria

II. Subject matter

a. Topic: Archaea Domain: Kingdom Archaebacteria

b. References : Science Learner’s Module 8
c. Materials: paper, visual aid and archaebacteria pictures

III. Procedure


Have you ever met someone who was an extremist? Who loves taking
risks and will climb tall mountains, explores the deep sea, or even jump from

a. Activity:
Given the ramble words and definitions on the board, match the
words with its meaning.
b. Analysis:
1. What is Archaebacteria?
2. What are the three groups of Archaebacteria?
3. Where can archaea be found?
4. What are the important uses of archaebacteria?
c. Abstraction
 Archaea are known for living in extreme environments, but
they also can be found in common environments, like soil
 There are three types of archaea: Archaea that live in salty
environments are known as halophiles. Archaea that live in
extremely hot environments are called
thermophiles.Archaea that produce methane are called
 The important uses of archaebacteria are: Biogas
production, Production of organic solvents and Sewage
d. Application:
Cite examples of archaebacteria that are present in your
I. Assessment/Evaluation:

Individual oral questioning based on the topic being discussed.

II. Assignment:
In a ¼ sheet of paper, answer the following:
1. What is eubacteria?
2. What are the three basic shapes of bacteria?