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 Angel Chan (Panel Head)
F.1-F.2
Ms Amanda Tang
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/ Revision Ex

6%

5%

6%

6%

Online MC/ Flipped Classroom

3%

4%

3%

2%

Workbook

4%

3%

4%

3%

Museum Report

-

1%

-

1%

CAR/Supp Ex 

 4% 

3%

4% 

5%

HW punctuality

3%

3%

3%

3%

STEM WS

/

1%

/

/

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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D. Assessment Syllabus

F. 1 Final Examination Syllabus  
*** Students need to bring a calculator for the examination ***   
 
Syllabus: 
Book 1A
- Unit 1.1-1.6
- Unit 3.1-3.6 (except P. 171-172 and Unit 3.2B - classification key)
Book 1B 
- Unit 4.1
- Unit 4.3A-C, Unit 4.4A – ​B  
- Unit 4.5A-C (except P.54 Part 2, P.55) 
- Unit 5.1-5.2 (except P. 97 - 99 (Sankey diagram)) 
- Unit 6.1 - 6.2(except P. 156 (the part about molecule), P. 157-159)
- Unit 6.3
Book 2A
- Unit 7.1-7.3 (except chemical equation)
- Unit 7.4 (except P.35-36 (Role of Stomata), P. 44-52)
- Unit 7.5
 
- Prior knowledge learnt in Math 
- Concepts of fair test
  
Materials to be revised:  
Textbook, Assignment Book, supplementary worksheets, CAR, Revision Exercises, REES Ex, notes, revision quizzes, short tests, online tests and PowerPoint   
 
Format: 
Multiple choices, T/F, Fill in the blanks, Structured Questions 
Time allowed: 1 hour 15 min. 
Paper Total: 100 marks 

 
F. 2 Final Examination Syllabus  
*** Students need to bring a calculator for the examination ***   

Syllabus: 
Book 1A 
Unit 2.1-(except P. 131 Activity 2.4, P.137-139)  
 
Book 1B 
Unit 5 (except Sankey diagram) 
Unit 6 (except p.156-159 molecules) 
 
Book 2A 
Unit 8.1-4, 8.5A-D and 8.6 (except p.130, Activity 8.5) 
 
Book 2B 
Unit 9 (Except Exp. 9.10, (pg. 49-50); Word Equation for reactions between acids and carbonates (pg. 52) and Activity 9.6 (pg. 55)) 
Unit 10.1-10.6, 10.7A-C 
  
- Concepts of fair test 
- Prior knowledge learn in Math and IS  
 
Materials to be revised:   
Textbook, Assignment Book, supplementary worksheets, CAR, Revision Exercises, REES Ex, notes, revision quizzes, short tests, online tests and PowerPoint    
 
 
Time allowed: 1 hour and 15 minutes 
Paper total: 100 
 
Format of the exam: MC, T/F, Fill in the blank and structured questions 
 

 

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E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

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