ST. MARY'S CANOSSIAN COLLEGE

A. Objectives

To enable students to:
  • develop interest in the physical world and maintain a sense of wonder and curiosity about it;
  • construct and apply knowledge of physics, and appreciate the relationship between physical science and other disciplines;
  • appreciate and understand the nature of science in physics-related contexts;
  • develop skills for making scientific inquiries;
  • develop the ability to think scientifically, critically and creatively, and to solve problems individually or collaboratively in physics-related contexts;
  • understand the language of science and communicate ideas and views on physics-related issues;
  • make informed decisions and judgments on physics-related issues; and
  • be aware of the social, ethical, economic, environmental and technological implications of physics, and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship. 

 

Last Updated: 2020-12-01


 

B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers
Classes / Levels
Mr. Dixon Leo (Panel Head)
F.3, F.4 and F.6
Mr. Heymans Wong
F.4 and F.5

 

Last Updated: 2021-09-17


 

C. Assessment System

Level
Mid-year Assessment
Final Assessment
F.3
Continuous Assessment: 15%
Organized Test: 15%
Mid-year Examination: 70%
Continuous Assessment: 15%
Organized Test: 15%
Final Examination: 70%
F.4
Continuous Assessment: 15%
Organized Test: 15%
Mid-year Examination: 70%
Continuous Assessment: 15%
Organized Test: 15%
Final Examination: 70%
F.5
Continuous Assessment: 15%
Organized Test: 15%
Mid-year Examination: 70%
Continuous Assessment: 15%
Organized Test: 15%
Final Examination: 70%
F.6
Continuous Assessment: 15%
Organized Test: 15%
Final Examination: 70%

 

Last Updated: 2021-09-16


 

D. Assessment Syllabus

Level
Mid-year Examination
Duration
F.3
Book 3A – Ch 1 to Ch 2 
1 Hour 15 Minutes
F.4
Book 1 - Ch 1 to Ch 4
Book 2 - Ch 1 to Ch 4
Book 3A - Ch 1 to Ch 3
2 Hours
F.5
Book 1 - Ch 1 to Ch 5
Book 2 - Ch 1 to Ch 10
Book 3A - Ch 1 to Ch 3
Book 3B - Ch 4 to Ch 7
2 Hours 30 Minutes
 
Level
Final Examination
Duration
F.3
Book 3A – Ch 1 to Ch 4 (TBC)
1 Hour 15 Minutes
F.4
Book 1 - Ch 1 to Ch 4 (TBC)
Book 2 - Ch 1 to Ch 7 (TBC)
Book 3A - Ch 1 to Ch 3 (TBC)
Book 3B - Ch 4, 5 & 7 (TBC)
2 Hours 30 Minutes
F.5
Book 1 - Ch 1 to Ch 5 (TBC)
Book 2 - Ch 1 to Ch 10 (TBC)
Book 3A - Ch 1 to Ch 3 (TBC)
Book 3B - Ch 4 to Ch 7 (TBC)
Book 4 - Ch 1 to Ch 4 (TBC)
2 Hours 30 Minutes
F.6
Paper 1
Book 1 - Heat and Gases
Book 2 - Force and Motion
Book 3A & 3B - Wave Motion
Book 4 - Electricity and Magnetism
Book 5 - Radioactivity and Nuclear Energy
2 Hours 30 Minutes
Paper 2
Book 8 - Energy and Use of Energy
Book 9 - Medical Physics
1 Hour
 

 

Last Updated: 2021-09-17


 

E. Subject Resources

  1. Physics World
    http://www.hk-phy.org/
  2. Contextual Physics
    http://www.phy.cuhk.edu.hk/contextual/
  3. Datalogging
    http://data-log.hkedcity.net/index.shtml
  4. Hong Kong Observatory
    https://www.hko.gov.hk/en/index.html 

 

Last Updated: 2020-12-01