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

 
Final Exam Syllabus
F.1
 
Syllabus:
Book 1A  Unit.1 and Unit. 3.1 -3.5  (except P.171-172)
Book 1B  Unit 4.1;   4.3A, B & C ;   4.4 A;   4.5A, B & C
                       Unit 5.1-5.2  (except Sankey diagram)
­                       Unit 6.1A, B, C & D(concept of atoms on p.155 only); 6.2 and 6.3
Book 2A Unit 7.1-7.3; 7.4 (p. 32-34, 36-43 only); 7.5
 
Concept of fair test and prior knowledge
 
 
Materials to be revised:
Textbook, Workbook, supplementary worksheets, CAR, REES Ex, IBL, notes, short tests, revision quizzes and powerpoint
 
Time allowed: 1 hour and 15 minutes
 
Paper total100
 
Format of the examMC, T/F, Fill in the blank and structured questions
 
 
**Remember to bring a calculator.
F.2
 
Syllabus:
 
Book 1A  Unit 2.1-2.5
Book 1B  Unit 5 (except Sankey diagram), Unit 6 (except p.158-159)
Book 2A  Unit 8.1-8.4, 8.5A-D and 8.6
 
Book 2B  Unit 9, Unit 10.1-10.6, 10.7A-C
Concept of fair test and prior knowledge
 
 
Materials to be revised:
Textbook, Workbook, supplementary worksheets, CAR, REES Ex, IBL, notes, short test, revision quizzes and powerpoint
 
Time allowed: 1 hour and 15 minutes
 
Paper total100
 
Format of the examMC, T/F, Fill in the blank and structured questions
 
 
**Remember to bring a calculator.
 

 

Last Updated: 2021-05-14


 

E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

Last Updated: 2021-03-29