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ANNUAL LESSON PLAN SCIENCE FORM 1, 2010

WEEK DATE LEARNING AREA LEARNING OBJECTIVE ACTIVITY/EXPERIMENT (MINIMUM REQUIREMENT) EXERCISES (MINIMUM REQUIREMENT) PAPER 1 PAPER 2 (OBJECTIVE) (STRUCTURED)

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04/01 08/01 11/01 15/01

Orientation Week For Form 1

INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE 3 18/01 22/01

1.1 Understanding That Science Is Part Of Everyday Life. 1.2 Understanding The Steps In Scientific Investigation. 1.3 Knowing Physical Quantities And Their Units. 1.4 Understanding the use of measuring tools Measure the length of straight lines using rulers Measure the length of curves using thread and ruler Carry out an experiment to find out what affect the number of times the pendulum swings back and forth (oscillations) during a given time. Skills: Using stopwatch

25/01 29/01 INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE

01/02 05/02

08/02 12/02 INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE

1.4 Understanding the use of measuring tools 1.5 Understanding The Concept Of Mass. 1.5 Understanding The Concept Of Mass.

Measure the diameter of objects using rulers and callipers. Estimate the area of regular and irregular shapes using graph paper.

15/02 19/02

Find the weights of different objects using a spring balance. Find the mass of different objects using beam/lever balance or lever balance.

22/02 26/02

01/03 05/03

INTRODUCTION TO SCIENCE

1.6 Realizing The Importance Of Standard Units In Everyday Life. 2.1 Understanding Cells.

Act out a scene to show the problem caused by not using standard units e.g. buying things at the market.

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08/03 12/03

CELL AS A UNIT OF LIFE

Prepare slides of cheek cells and onion cells Observe the slides under a microscope MID -TERM BREAK

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15/03 21/03

5 12 22/03 26/03 29/03 02/04 2.1 Understanding Cells. 2.2 Understanding Unicellular Organism And Multicellular Organism. 2.3 Understanding That Cells Form Tissues, Organs And Systems In The Human Body. 2.4 Realizing That Humans Are Complex Organisms. 15 12/04 16/04 3.1 Understanding That Matter Has Mass And Occupies Space. Through activities, show that things such as book, air, water, soil and living things have mass and occupy space. 5 Structure, function and differences between animal and plant cells Observe examples of unicellular organisms and multicellular organisms under a microscope. Skill: Using Microscope 5

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05/04 09/04

Differentiate cell, tissue, organ and system. Arrange sequentially cell, tissue, organ and system. Stating function of cell, tissue, organ and system.

MATTER 16 19/04 23/04 3.2 Understandin g The Three States Of Matter. 3.3 Understanding The Concept Of Density.

Through activities, show the physical properties of solids, liquids and gas.

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26/04 30/04

Through activities, find the densities of: a) objects with regular or irregular shape, b) different liquids.

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03/05 07/05

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10/05 14/05

THE VARIETY OF RESOURCES ON EARTH

3.4 Appreciating The Use Of Properties Of Matter In Everyday Life. 4.1 Knowing The Different Resources On Earth. 4.2 Understandin g Elements, Compounds And Mixtures.

Resources on earth to sustain life.

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17/05 -21/05

State the meaning of element, compound and mixture. State the different of element, compound and mixture.

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24/05 28/05

4.3 Understandin g Elements, Compounds And Mixtures.

Carry out activities to compare the properties of metals and nonmetals in terms of appearance, hardness, conductivity of heat

and conductivity of electricity, 22 23 & 24 31/05 04/06 07/06 18/06 4.3 Understandin g Elements, Compounds And Mixtures. MID- YEAR EXAMINATION MID- YEAR BREAK Carry out activities to compare the properties of metals and nonmetals in terms of appearance, hardness, conductivity of heat and conductivity of electricity, 5 1

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THE VARIETY OF RESOURCES ON EARTH

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28/06 02/07

4.3 Carry out activities to separate the Understandin components of mixtures e.g. g Elements, a) mixture of iron filings and sulphur Compounds powder, And Mixtures. mixture of sand and salt. List out element, mixture and compound in daily life. 4.4 Appreciating The Importance Of The Variety Of Earths Resources To Man. 5.1 Carry out activities to show:

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Understandin g What Air Is Made Up Of (The Composition Of Air) 5.2 Understandin g The Properties Of Oxygen And Carbon Dioxide. THE AIR AROUND US

a) the percentage of oxygen in air, b) that air contains water vapour, microorganisms and dust.

Carry out activities to show the properties of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the following aspects: a) solubility in water, b) reaction with sodium hydroxide, c) the effect on: glowing and burning wooden splinter, litmus paper, limewater, bicarbonate indicator. Carry out an experiment to show that during respiration, living things (a) use oxygen, (b) give out carbon dioxide. Carry out activities to: show that oxygen is needed for combustion, investigate the effect of the size of a container on the length of time a candle burns. Carry out activity to test for the products of combustion of charcoal such as carbon dioxide and water.

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5.3 Understandin g Oxygen Is Needed In Respiration.

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02/08 _ 06/08

5.4 Understandin g Oxygen Is Needed For Combustion (Burning).

Carry out a project to study: 32 09/08/ _ 13/08/ 33 16/08/ _ 20/08 SOURCES OF ENERGY 34 23/08 27/08 5.5 Analysing The Effects Of Air Pollution 6.1 Understandin g Various Forms And Sources Of Energy. 5 a) air pollution in an area around the school. b) the effects of air pollution. 1

Carry out activity to see the energy change a) from potential to kinetic energy for example a ball rolling down an inclined slope b) from kinetic to potential energy for example the winding of the coil in a toy car. Carry out a project on: a) renewable and non-renewable energy sources. b) the uses of solar energy. c) the ways to increase efficient use of energy

6.2 Understandin g Renewable And NonRenewable Energy 6.3 Realizing The Importance Of Conserving Energy Sources.

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06/09 -10/09 13/09 7.1

MID TERM BREAK Carry out activities to show: 5 1

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Understandin g Heat As A Form Of Energy

a) the sun gives out heat b) ways to produce heat c) heat and temperature are not the same Carry out activities to show that heat causes solids, liquids and gases to expand and contract. (ball and ring, mercury in thermometer and air in roundbottomed flask) Carry out activities to show how heat flows by conduction, convection and radiation. Carry out an experiment to investigate different materials as heat insulators. 10 2

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20/09 -24/09

7.2 Understandin g Heat Flow And Its Effect.

HEAT 39 27/09 -1/10 7.2 Understandin g Heat Flow And Its Effect. 7.3 Analysing The Effect Of Heat On Matter. 7.4 Applying The Principles Of Expansion And Contraction Of Matter. 5 1

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Carry out activities to show the change in state of matter in physical processes.

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7.5 Understandin g That Dark, Dull Objects Absorb And Give Out Heat Better 7.6 Appreciating The Benefits Of Heat Flow.

Carry out experiments to show that: - dark, dull objects absorb heat better than white, shiny objects, - dark, dull objects give out heat better than white, shiny objects.

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REVISION WEEK FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION DISCUSSION OF EXAMINATION PAPERS YEAR END HOLIDAYS