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SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY.

Inventions that changed our world.

KEY COMPETENCES:

- Linguistic competence

- Digital competence and basic competence in science and technology

- Competence in knowledge and interaction with the physical world

 

Learning objectives:

 By the end of the lesson learners will be able :

  • to revise and use key words on the topic;
  • practice grammar – passive voice  ;
  • learn phrasal verbs;
  • compare and contrast the value of different inventions;
  • evaluate the usefulness and appeal of various inventions;
  • to stimulate creative students’ thinking;
  • to improve the students’ listening, reading, speaking skills.

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT: an interactive white board, cards with the tasks, pictures, ppt presentation, audio track, a list of important inventions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROCEDURE

Lead –in

  1. Introduction. Creating of Positive and Supportive Learning Environment.

Teacher : Good afternoon everyone.

I’m glad to greet you in a cheerful and merry mood.

But to keep  your spirit up even more let's say  our slogan :

  • I’m smart!
  • I’m strong and healthy!
  • I believe in myself!
  • I’m confident!
  • I’m talented and gifted!
  • I love to learn English!
  • I know, I know , I am the best!

 

 

T: So , what emotions do you feel? Evaluate your feelings and emotions!


T: I hope you are ready for  our further work.

 

  1. Aim . Motivating Lead-in .

We live in the fascinating and challenging world of science. It is a world that more and more has come to affect so much of our lives. It is involved with the way we travel, the homes we live in and the clothes we wear. It  gives us fantastic means of communicating and exploring.

The list of the inventions is rather long. We are on-lookers of great scientific achievements such as television and a computer. We can't imagine our life without a notebook or a radio.

T: Today we’re going to deal with  the topic Science and Technological Progress. In particular  we’ll talk about technology, different gadgets that changed our lives. But first of all , let’s give the definition of the word “technology”.

So , look at the screen, read out different meanings of this word and try to find your own definition of “technology”:

  • Technology is human innovation in action.
  • New machines, equipment, and ways of doing things that are based on modern knowledge about science and computers.
  • Technology is practical application of knowledge(science) and skills(techniques) to create solutions which satisfy our needs or solve our problems.
  • The use of scientific knowledge for practical purposes or applications , whether in industry or in our everyday lives.

 

  • Technology refers to methods, systems, and devices which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes.

 

 

  1. Vocabulary  presentation.

 

Teacher : To begin with, I want you to do the following: think of something you could not live without. Which items  are the most important for you? Share your ideas.

( students may say that they can’t live without their cell phones and laptops)

But what about life’s more basic things?

Could you live without a bed? The light bulb? A refrigerator?

  • “TECHNOLOGY”    MIND MAP
  1. Take a look at the screen and say where you can find different devices.
  2. What devices help us at home?
  3. Let’s take a closer look at home appliances!
  4. Which devices can be found in the kitchen/living room/bathroom?
  5. Which makes our life easier for us?
  6. Which modern conveniences do you or your parents use every day? Why?

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Teacher: Look  at the list of some other  world’s most important inventions. Which can you see on the screen?

  • The rocket
  • Penicillin
  • The World Wide Web
  • A game console
  • Tablet PC
  • E-book reader
  • Gunpowder
  • Time zones
  • The printing press
  • A hairdryer
  • A digital camera
  • Satellite TV
  • The telephone
  • The wheel
  • An MP3 player
  • An alarm clock
  • A flat screen TV

Which of them are electronic devices?

  1. Practice

And now complete the names of electronic devices with the following words:

Console      PC    camera    player        TV    e-book     screen

Alarm___      Wide Web    time___

Tablet___________     MP3________       a game______    

______reader          a flat_____ TV              digital _____          satellite ____      _____clock     the World__ ___       ___zone

 

Work in pairs. Say which of the devices are used for?

  • A game console – you can play games
  • E-book reader -  read stories
  • A digital camera – store photos on it
  • A flat screen TV - watch  films and programs with clear and high-quality  pictures
  • An MP3 player – listen to music on it
  • Smartphone- …
  • Tablet PC - …

Main part of the lesson.

  1. SPEAKING. VOCABULARY REVISION.

1. Complete the table. Think and write down useful, entertaining and dangerous inventions. Explain your choice. (Pupils’ answers )

USEFUL

ENTERTAINING

DANGEROUS

internet (get information)

internet (play games)

internet (addiction)

fridge (keep food fresh)

TV (watch films and rest)

car (pollute the nature)

oven(cook)

radio (listen to music)

gun (kill people, animals)

washing machine (keep clothes clean)

book (get pleasure)

plane (aircraft)

Try  to  match the qualities below to the devices.

expensive , cheap, helpful, dangerous, easy to use, comfortable, little, large, heavy, modern, reliable, durable.

 

It can be difficult to evaluate the importance or worth of an invention, but let’s try to do it.

 

 

  1.  PHRASAL VERBS.

Teacher: Well, now let’s see what can you do with some gadgets.

Look at the pictures and phrasal verbs. Match  the opposites.

Turn on – to make a machine like tv, light start ope rating(working)

Turn up - increase power/sound etc

Take out - to remove something from a pocket, bag

Pick up –  to lift something up

Put on – to put a piece of clothing on your body

 

Put away - to put (store)something in the place where you usually keep it when you are not using it

 

Turn off - to stop a piece of equipment working temporarily 

by pressing a button 

 

Take  off - to remove something, especially a piece of clothing

 

Turn down – to reduce the amount of sound, heat, or light produced by a piece of equipment by pressing a button or moving a switch

Can you turn the music down a bit?

Put down – to put(place) something that you are holding on the surface

 

Complete the sentences with the prepositions in the box.

out    up    on     off    down      away

  1. When I switched __the light, the room was completely dark.
  2. Can you turn ___that music? It’s too loud.
  3. Can you pick ___my calculator? I dropped it on the floor.
  4. She took ___her phone and made a call.
  5. Please put ___the DVDs when you’ve watched them.
  6. Turn ____the TV. It’s time for my favourite programme.

 

 

Teacher: Are you tired? What about having rest?

  1. KAHOOT game
  • HAVE YOU ALREADY RESTED? THEN MOVE ON.

 

  1. VIDEO REST

I’ve found a video about important inventors and their inventions. Let’s watch it and make our own list of the most famous and necessary inventions.

(Pupils watch the video then name the inventions they think to be the most useful giving some proofs.)

But let’s do this task in groups of 4.

You should not only to watch this video but also to find  out some interesring facts about these inventions and be ready to present it for the class. Ready?

1st group-  the Car

2nd group – the Television

3rd group – the Plane

4th group – Antibiotics

Teacher: Complete the table after watching the video: “Inventions and people that changed our world.”

The Car

  1. When was the first car invented? (in 1769 by Nicolas Cugnot)
  2. What was the speed of the first car?( maximum 4m/h)
  3. Who became the first person to mass-produce cars?( Henry Ford)

The

Television

  1. Who invented the Television and when?(John Baird in 1926)
  2. In what colour were the first TVsavailable? (they were black –and-white)

The

Plane

  1. Who invented the first ever plane? (brothers Wrights in 1903)
  2. How many did the first flight last?( 12 seconds)

Antibiotics

  1. What is “antibiotics”. Give the definition.( “Antibiotics” means a drug(medicine) that kills bacteria/germs)
  2. Who discovered penicillin?(Alexandr Fleming)

Albert

Einstein

  1. Who was “the Father “ of  Modern Physics?
  2. Name his the greatest discoveries. ( the Law of Energy, Theory of Relativity…)

 

SUMMARY OF THE LESSON.

  1. Conclusion.

 Teacher:  We spoke much about the important things around us, how they make our life easier and more comfortable.

What new things have you found out? Were the learning activities useful for you? I hope you learnt some important and interesting facts about technology, inventions ,  modern gadgets and devices.

So , look at the Target and try to evaluate your work and our lesson.

Come up to the blackboard and stick special buttons /magnet in the appropriate section.

  1. Reflection.

 

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And the last but not least – send a message consisting of one word. It  is how you feel today.

You can choose this word from the list of feelings and emotions:

What emotions do you feel?

Positive

Negative

Satisfied

Interested

Clever

Inspired

Confident

Creative

Happy

Successful

Wize

Bored

Angry

Terrified

Sad

Criticized

Crazy

Lost

Stupid

Confused

 

Today I feel  ……  .

 

I am satisfied with your work. Thank you for participation. I hope you’ve broadened your knowledge, haven’t you? I wish you good luck and strong desire to study. Your marks for today are…

 

 Homework: to prepare a brief report about the invention you are interested in .

SENKAN:

  • Devices
  • Useful, Entertaining
  • Help, Connect, Discover, Invent
  • Provide Entertainment And Lead To Better Life
  • Technology

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Перший  рядок має містити слово, яке позначає тему (звичайно, це іменник)
    2. Другий рядок – це опис теми, який складається з двох слів (два прикметника)
    3. Третій рядок називає дію, пов’язану з темою, і складається з трьох слів (звичайно це дієслова).
    4. Четвертий рядок є фразою, яка складається з чотирьох слів і висловлює ставлення до теми, почуття з приводу обговорюваного.
    5. Останній рядок складається з одного слова — синоніма до першого слова, в ньому висловлюється сутність теми, ніби робиться підсумок.

 

1. The  first line should contain a word that denotes the subject (of course, it's a noun)

2. The second line is a description of a topic consisting of two words (two adjectives)

3. The third line calls the action related to the topic and consists of three words (usually verbs).

4. The fourth line is a phrase consisting of four words and expresses attitude to the topic, a feeling about the subject.

5. The last line consists of one word - the synonym to the first word, it expresses the essence of the topic as if the result is complete.

 

 

 

a noun

2 adjectives

3 verbs

4 words (feelings or attitude to the topic)

1 word – synonym

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORKSHEET 1.

TASK 1. Look  at the list of some of the world’s most important inventions. Which can you see on the screen?

  •  
  • The rocket
  • Penicillin
  • The World Wide Web
  • A game console
  • Tablet PC
  • E-book reader
  •  
  • Gunpowder
  • Time zones
  • The printing press
  • A hairdryer
  • A digital camera
  • Satellite TV
  •  
  • The telephone
  • The wheel
  • An MP3 player
  • An alarm clock
  • A flat screen TV

 

TASK 2.  Complete the table. Think and write down useful, entertaining and dangerous inventions. Explain your choice.

USEFUL

ENTERTAINING

DANGEROUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Try  to  match the qualities below to the devices.

expensive , cheap, helpful, dangerous, easy to use, comfortable, little, large, heavy, modern, reliable, durable.

Put    switch     pick     take     turn

TASK 3. Complete the chart . use the verbs from the box. Then complete the sentences below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORKSHEET 2.

Complete the table after watching the video: “Inventions and people that changed our world.”

The Car

  1. When was the first car invented? (in 1769 by Nicolas Cugnot)
  2. What was the speed of the first car?( maximum 4m/h)
  3. Who became the first person to mass-produce cars?( Henry Ford)

 

The

Television

  1. Who invented the Television and when?(John Baird in 1926)
  2. In what colour were the first TVsavailable? (they were black –and-white)

 

The

Plane

1. Who invented the first ever plane? (brothers Wrights in 1903)

2. How many did the first flight last?( 12 seconds)

 

Antibiotics

1. What is “antibiotics”. Give the definition.( “Antibiotics” means a drug(medicine) that kills bacteria/germs)

2. Who discovered penicillin?(Alexandr Fleming)

 

Albert

Einstein

  1. Who was “the Father “ of  Modern Physics?
  2. Name his the greatest discoveries. ( the Law of Energy, Theory of Relativity…)

 

 

Complete the chart . Use  the verbs from the box. Then complete the sentences below.

Put    switch     pick     take     turn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WORKSHEET 3.

TASK 1.  Complete the table. Think and write down useful, entertaining and dangerous inventions. Explain your choice.

USEFUL

ENTERTAINING

DANGEROUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Try  to  match the qualities below to the devices.

expensive , cheap, helpful, dangerous, easy to use, comfortable, little, large, heavy, modern, reliable, durable.

Put    switch     pick     take     turn

TASK 2. Complete the chart . use the verbs from the box. Then complete the sentences below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WORKSHEET 3.

TASK 1.  Complete the table. Think and write down useful, entertaining and dangerous inventions. Explain your choice.

USEFUL

ENTERTAINING

DANGEROUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Try  to  match the qualities below to the devices.

expensive , cheap, helpful, dangerous, easy to use, comfortable, little, large, heavy, modern, reliable, durable.

Put    switch     pick     take     turn

TASK 2. Complete the chart . use the verbs from the box. Then complete the sentences below.

 

 

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