ST. MARY'S CANOSSIAN COLLEGE

A. Objectives

  • To arouse students’ curiosity and interest for science studies.
  • To prepare students for self-learning in science, to help students to appreciate and understand the evolutionary nature of scientific knowledge.
  • To motivate students to increase their passion in learning science through the use of active learning strategies
  • To develop students’ higher order thinking skill through effective questioning strategies
  • To incorporate teaching strategies to cater for students with diversified interests, aspirations and abilities
  • To strengthen junior science learning and prepare students with appropriate scientific foundation for NSS science subjects

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers
Levels
Ms Ada Cheng (Panel Head)
F.1-F.2
Ms Angel Chan
F.1
Ms Cathy Ching
F.1
Ms Vivian Leung
F.2
Mr Heymans Wong
F.2

 

Last Updated: 2020-11-29


 

C. Assessment System

Weighting for various Areas
F.1
1st Term
 
F.1
2nd term
F.2
1st term
F.2
2nd term
Term Mark
 
 
Short tests
4%
4%
4%
4%
Online MC
3%
3%
4%
3%
Workbook
3%
3%
3%
3%
CAR
4%
4%
6%
4%
HW punctuality
3%
3%
3%
3%
IBL/ practical test
3% (IBL)
3% (practical test)
/
3% (IBL)
Term mark total
20%
20%
20%
20%
OT
OT
10%
20%
20%
20%
Exam Mark
 
Examination
70%
60%
60%
60%
 
Overall Total
100%
100%
100%
100%

 

  • Medical certificates are required if students are absent from assessments like the short tests, dictations, organized tests and exams etc; otherwise, 0 marks will be given.
  • If a student is absent from organized tests and exams with justified reasons, her assessment weighting will be adjusted.
  • Maximum 2 bonus marks will be given for self-learning exercises.
  • If the exam is cancelled due to uncertainties e.g. class suspension, the weighting of term marks and organized tests will become more significant.
  • The assessment plans are subject to change due to some uncertainties e.g. suspension of face-to-face lessons.

 

Last Updated: 2021-03-26


 

D. Assessment Syllabus

2nd Organized Test Syllabus
F.1
Syllabus:
- Unit 4.3A-C and 4.4A, 5.1-5.2 (except how to construct Sanskey diagrams on p.97-99 ) & 6.1-6.3 (except p.156 concept of molecules and p.157-159)
- Prior knowledge learnt in Math and IS
 
Materials to be revised
Textbook, assignment book, powerpoint, CARs, all exercises (e.g. supplementary exercise, REES exercise, further exercise etc), revision quizzes, short tests, online tests etc
 
Format:
Multiple choices, T/F, Fill in the blanks, Structured Questions
 
Time allowed: 35 min. 
Paper Total: 45 marks 
 
**Remember to bring a calculator for the assignment.
F.2
Syllabus:
- Unit 9.1, 9.5 and 10.1-10.7A-D 
- Prior knowledge learnt in Math and IS
 
Materials to be revised
Textbook, assignment book, powerpoint, CARs, all exercises (e.g. supplementary exercise, REES exercise, further exercise etc), revision quizzes, short tests, online tests etc
 
Format:
Multiple choices, T/F, Fill in the blanks, Structured Questions

Time allowed: 35 min. 
Paper Total: 45 marks 
 
**Remember to bring a calculator for the assignment.

 

Last Updated: 2021-03-29


 

E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

Last Updated: 2021-03-29