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

 

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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

 

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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 exam is cancelled due to uncertainties e.g. class suspension, the weighting of term marks and organized tests will become more significant.

 

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D. Assessment Syllabus

Mid-Year Examination

F.1
Syllabus:
  • Book 1A
Ch 1.1-1.6, Ch 3.1-3.5 (except P. 171-172)
· Prior knowledge learnt in Math and General Studies in primary levels
 
Materials to be revised:
Textbook, assignment book, powerpoint, CARs, all exercises (e.g. supplementary exercise, REES exercise, further exercise etc), IBL proposals, revision quizzes, short tests, online tests and online exercises (Flipped classroom)
 
Format:
Multiple choices, T/F, Fill in the blanks, Structured Questions

Time allowed: 1 hour 15 min.
Paper Total: 100 marks

** You are NOT allowed to use any calculator for the Exam.
 
F.2
Syllabus:
  • Book 1A
Chapter 2.1 – 2.5
  • Book 1B
Chapter 5.1 - 5.4
Chapter 6.1 - 6.6
· Concept of fair test and lab safety, and prior knowledge learnt in F.1 IS.
 
Materials to be revised:
Textbook, Assignment book, powerpoint, supplementary worksheets, CAR, REES Ex, notes, quizzes, short tests and online tests
 
Format:
Multiple choices, T/F, Fill in the blanks, Structured Questions
 
Time allowed:1 hour and 15 minutes
Paper total: 100 marks
 
*** Students need to bring a calculator for the examination.

 

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E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

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