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: 2021-09-01


 

B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers
Levels
Ms Angel Chan (Panel Head)
F.1-F.2
Ms Amanda Tang
F.1
Ms Vivian Leung
F.2
Mr Heymans Wong F.2

 

Last Updated: 2021-09-01


 

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
5%
5%
6%
5%
Online MC
2%
2%
3%
2%
Workbook
3%
3%
4%
3%
CAR/Museum Report 
2% (CAR) 
3% (CAR+Museum Report)
4% 
3%
HW punctuality
3%
3%
3%
3%
IBL/ practical test
5% (IBL)
4% (Practical Test)
/
4% (IBL)
 
       
OT
OT
10%
20%
20%
20%
Exam Mark
 
Examination
70% (60% on written paper + 10% Practical Exam)
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. For details, please refer to the Google Classroom (Self-learning Exercise)
  • 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: 2021-09-01


 

D. Assessment Syllabus

F. 1 1st Organized Test Syllabus 

Book 1A 

- Unit 1.1 - 1.4

- Prior knowledge learnt in Math and General Studies in Primary levels

 

Materials to be revised: 

Textbook, Assignment Book, supplementary worksheets, CAR, REES Ex, other notes, revision quizzes, short tests, online tests and PowerPoint 

  

Time allowed: 35 minutes 

  

Paper total: 45 marks 

  

Format of the exam: MC, T/F, Fill in the blank and Structured questions 


*** You are NOT allowed to use any calculator for the test. 




F.2 1st Organized Test Syllabus
 


*Please be reminded to bring a calculator for the Organized Test

  

Syllabus: 


Book 1B   

Unit 5.1-5.2 (except Sankey diagram) and 5.4 

Unit 6.1A, B, C & D (concept of atoms on p.155 only); 6.2 -6.6 (except p. 210) 

 

Materials to be revised: 

Textbook, Assignment Book, supplementary worksheets, CAR, REES Ex, notes, revision quizzes, short tests, online tests and PowerPoint 

  

Time allowed: 35 minutes 

  

Paper total: 45 marks 

  

Format of the exam: MC, T/F, Fill in the blank and Structured questions 

 

Last Updated: 2021-10-07


 

E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

Last Updated: 2021-09-01