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
6%
4%
6%
5%
Online MC
3%
2%
3%
2%
Workbook
4%
3%
4%
3%
CAR/Museum Report/Supp Ex 
 4% 
3% (CAR+Museum Report)
4% 
3%
HW punctuality
3%
3%
3%
3%
IBL/ practical test
/
2% (Practical Test) +
3% (IBL)
/
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: 2021-11-18


 

D. Assessment Syllabus

F.1 Mid-year Examination Syllabus 

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

Syllabus:

- Ch 1.1-1.6, Ch 3.1-3.6 (except P. 171-172, 174)

- 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), 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 


 

F.2 Mid-year Examination Syllabus 

*** Students need to bring a calculator for the examination ***  

  

Syllabus: 

Book 1B    

Unit 5.1-5.2 (except Sankey diagram), 5.3 and 5.4  

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

  

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)) 

 

- Concept of fair test 

- Prior knowledge 

  

Materials to be revised: 

Textbook, Assignment Book, supplementary worksheets, CAR, 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 

 

 

Last Updated: 2021-12-06


 

E. Subject Resources

Reference

 

Last Updated: 2021-09-01