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.

 

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B. Subject Teachers

Name of Teachers
Classes / Levels
Mr. Tom Chow (Panel Head)
F.3, F.4, F.5 and F.6
Ms. Sarah Hui
F.3, F.4 and F.5

 

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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% 

 

Continuous Assessment Full Mark: 15 marks

F3

F4

F5

F6

Further Exercise (Detail Marking)

5

5

5

5

Basic Exercise (Self-marking)

4

4

4

4

Quiz

/

4

4

4

Project

4

/

/

/

Punctuality & Class performance

2

2

2

2

Maximum bonus marks for self-directed learning tasks*

+3

+3

+3

+3

* Self-directed learning MC Questions /  Tasks to explain challenging question in google classroom/  Participate in the external competition

Ø  Medical certificates are required if students are absent from assessments like the short tests, organized tests and exams etc; otherwise, 0 marks will be given.
Ø  If a student is absent from organized tests and exams with justified reasons, her assessment weighting will be adjusted.
Ø  If the exam is cancelled due to uncertainties e.g. class suspension, the weighting of term marks and organized tests will become more significant.
Ø  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

Level

1st OT

Duration

F.3

Book3A Ch1, Ch0A

35 Minutes

 

Level

2nd OT

Duration

F.3

Book 3A Ch2-3.2 (until p.93)

35 Minutes



Level

Mid-year Examination

Duration

F.3

Book 3A Ch1-2.1, Ch0A, Ch0B

1 Hour 15 Minutes

F.4

Book1 Ch1-4;

Book2 Ch1-3;

Book3A Ch1-3

2 Hours

F.5

Book1 Ch1-5;

Book2 Ch1-10;

Book3A Ch1-3;

Book3B Ch4-7;

Book4 Ch1

2 Hours 30 Minutes

 

Level

Final Examination

Duration

F.3

Book 3A Ch1-3, Ch0A, Ch0B

1 Hour 15 Minutes

F.4

Book1 Ch1-4;

Book2 Ch1-7;

Book3A Ch1-3;

Book3B Ch4, 5, 7

2 Hours 30 Minutes

F.5

Book1 Ch1-5;

Book2 Ch1-10;

Book3A Ch1-3;

Book3B Ch4-7;

Book4 Ch1-6;

Book5 Ch1-3

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


 

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E. Subject Resources

1.     Physics World
http://www.phy.cuhk.edu.hk/phyworld/

 

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 

 

5.     Hong Kong Science Museum

http://hk.science.museum/

 

6.     Hong Kong Space Museum

http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/Museum/Space/en_US/web/spm/whatsnew.html

 

7.     NASA

http://www.nasa.gov/

 

8.     Secret Worlds: The Universe Within

http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html

 

9.     Interactive Physics and Math

http://www.phy.cuhk.edu.hk/phyworld/sergey_kisel/index.html

 

Last Updated: 2022-09-20 15:36