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Learning Area: 1. Introduction to Science

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( 5/1 )
During benefit – faedah
3 1.1 Describe examples of natural A student is able to: learning career – kerjaya
( 19/1) Understanding phenomena that students see • list what he sees around activities, bring discuss –
that science is around them: him that is related to out the science bincangkan
part of a) growth of human from a science, concepts and educator – pendidik
everyday life. baby to an adult, • explain the importance of principles importance –
b) fall of a ball to the science in everyday life, students have kepentingan
ground, • name some careers in learned in professional –
c) melting of ice. science such as: primary profesional
a) science teachers school. related – berkaitan
Discuss the uses and benefits of b) doctors role play – main
science in everyday life. c) engineers Talks on peranan
d) environmental careers in talks – ceramah
Attend talks on careers in scientists science by natural phenomena –
science. professionals. fenomena alam
Learning Learning
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Objectives Outcomes
Carry out a scientific investigation /experiment,
4-5 1.2 e.g. ‘To find out what affects the number of A student is able Scientific affect –
Understanding times a pendulum to: Investigation mempengaruhi
( 29/01) the steps in swings back and forth in a given time • state the involves the determine –
(oscillations)‘. menentukan
scientific steps in a use of
hypothesis –
investigation. scientific science
Students will be: hipotesis
a)determining what they want to find out investigation/ process identify – mengenal
(identifying the problem), experiment, skills. pasti
b) making a smart guess (forming a • carry out a investigation –
hypothesis), scientific There should penyiasatan
c)planning how to test the hypothesis investigation be a guided involve – melibatkan
(planning the experiment) discussion measure – mengukur
• identifying the variables, for steps (a) observe – memerhati
• determining the apparatus and to (c) before oscillations –
materials required, students ayunan
• determining the procedure to carry out the lengkap
carry out the experiment, method to experiment. swings back and
collect and analise data. forth –
d) carrying out the experiment, berayun ulang alik
This activity
e)writing down what has been observed
helps the pendulum – bandul
(collecting data),
f) finding a meaning for what has been teacher to variable –
observed (analysing and interpreting data), identify pemboleh ubah
g) deciding whether the hypothesis students’
is true (making conclusions), capabilities
h) writing a report on the to carry out a
investigation (reporting). scientific
Students can be asked to report their
investigations to the class.
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6 1.3 Identify physical quantities (length, A student is able to: Product abbreviation –
Knowing mass, time, temperature and • state the physical descriptions singkatan
( 09/02) physical electric current), their values and quantities length, mass, can be found appropriate – sesuai
quantities units found on product time, temperature and on labels, corresponding
and their descriptions. electric current, boxes of symbol –
units. • state the S.I. units and electrical simbol berpadanan
Find words with the prefixes used the corresponding appliances, electric current –
in measurements such as kilo-, symbols for these food arus elektrik
centi-, and milli- . physical quantities, packets, etc. length – panjang
• state the symbols and mass – jisim
Find the symbols used for these values of prefixes for S.I. is an measurement –
units of measurement. unit of length and mass: abbreviation ukuran
milli-, centi-, and kilo-, for the physical quantity –
Find the values of these prefixes. • identify and use French term kuantiti fizik
appropriate prefixes in Systéme prefix – imbuhan
the measurement of Internationa symbol – simbol
length and mass. l value – nilai
which means
system for
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7 1.4 Measure the lengths of straight A student is able to: Make sure
Understanding lines, curves and the diameters of • choose the right tool and students take
( 16/02) the use of objects using rulers, threads and measure length, measurements
measuring calipers. • estimate the area of correctly and
tools. regular and irregular accurately.
Estimate the areas of regular and shapes using graph
irregular shapes using graph paper,
paper. • choose the right tool and
measure the volume of
Measure the volume of liquids liquid,
using measuring cylinders, • choose the right tool to
pipettes and burettes. measure the body
temperature and the
Determine the volume of regular temperature of a liquid,
and irregular solids using the • determine the volume of
water displacement method. solid using the water
displacement method.
Measure the body temperature and
the temperature of water.

Discuss the right choice of tools in

making measurements.

Apply the above measuring skills

in the context of experiments.
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8 1.5 Find the weights of different A student is able to: Unit for beam balance –
Understanding objects using a spring balance. • determine the weight of weight: neraca alur
( 25/02) the concept of an object, newton determine –
mass. Discuss weight as the pull of the • explain the concept of menentukan
earth (gravitational force) on an weight, Unit for difference –
object. • explain the concept of mass: perbezaan
mass, Kilogram force – daya
Discuss mass as quantity of • determine the mass of an lever balance –
matter. object, Carry out an neraca tuas
• explain the difference experiment mass – jisim
Find the mass of different objects between mass and in which matter – jirim
using beam balance or lever weight, students pull – tarikan
balance. • apply the use of spring have to spring balance –
and beam/lever balance apply the neracaspring
Discuss the difference between in the context of an skill of weight – berat
mass and weight. experiment. measuring
mass and
Apply the skills of using spring weight.
balance and beam/lever balance
in the context of an experiment.
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8 1.6 Discuss the various units of A student is able to: act out – lakonkan
Realising the measurements, e.g. units for length • give examples of advantage –
( 25/02) importance of (foot, yard, chain, mile, meter, problems that may arise kebaikan
standard units kilometer), units for weight if standard units are not arise – timbul
in everyday (pound, ounce, kati, tahil, gram, used. disadvantage –
life. kilogram). keburukan
realising –
Act out a scene to show the menyedari
problems caused by not using standard – piawai
standard units e.g. buying things at scene – babak
the market. various – pelbagai

Discuss the advantages and

disadvantages of using different
units of measurement.

9 – 10
( 03/03 )

Learning Area: 1. Cell as a Unit of Life

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Objectives Activities
General animal cell –
11 1.1 Gather information on living A student is able to: structure of a sel haiwan
Understanding organisms and identify the • identify that cell is the cell may cell wall –
( 23/03) cells. smallest living unit that basic unit of living include cell dinding sel
cheek cells –
makes up the organism. things, wall, cell
sel pipi
• prepare slides following membrane, chloroplast – kloroplas
Prepare slides of cheek cells the proper procedure, protoplasm cytoplasm –
and onion cells. • use a microscope (cytoplasm and sitoplasma
properly, nucleus), handling – mengendali
Study the general structure of • identify the general chloroplast and general – umum
cheek cells and onion cells structures of animal cells vacuole. microscope –
under a microscope using the and plant cells, mikroskop
correct procedure. • draw the general The usage and nucleus – nukleus
structure of an animal handling of a onion – bawang
Draw and label the different cell and a plant cell, microscope is plant cell –
sel tumbuhan
structures of an animal cell • label the general structure introduced in
precaution – langkah
and a plant cell. of an animal cell and a this learning keselamatan
plant cell, area. prepare – sediakan
Compare an animal cell to a • state the function of each protoplasm –
plant cell. cell structure, Remind pupils protoplasma
• state the similarities and of the safety remind – ingatkan
Gather information on cell differences between an precautions to sample – sampel
structures and discuss their animal cell and a plant be taken when slide – slaid
functions. cell. preparing structure – struktur
samples of vacuole – vakuol
cheek cells.
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12 1.2 Gather information about A student is able to: Use prepared multicellular
Understanding unicellular organisms and • state the meaning of slides or fresh organism –
( 30/03) Unicellular multicellular organisms. unicellular specimens. organisma multisel
organism and organism and unicellular organism
multicellular Provide students with picture multicellular Introduce the – organisma satu
organism. cards, name cards, cards with the organism, term sel
labels ‘unicellular’ and • give examples of ‘microorganisms’ microorganism –
‘multicellular’. unicellular . mikroorganisma
organism and
Students match the three cards for multicellular
each organism. organism.

Observe examples of unicellular

organisms and multicellular
organisms under a microscope.
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13 1.3 Gather information and discuss A student is able to: arrange sequentially
Understanding the following: • name the different – susun mengikut
(06/04) that cells form a) types of human cells, types of human cells, urutan
tissues, organs b) functions of different types • state the function of cell – sel
and systems in of human cells. different types of function – fungsi
the human human cells, human being –
body. Use a graphic organiser (e.g. • arrange sequentially manusia
ladder of hierarchy) to show the cell organisation ladder – tangga
hierarchy of cell organisation: from simple to organ – organ
cell  tissue organ  system complex using the organisation of cells
 organism terms cell, tissue, – organisasi sel
organ, system and system – sistem
organism. simple – mudah
tissue – tisu

1.4 Discuss why human beings are A student is able to: complex organism –
Realising that complex organisms. • explain why human organisma kompleks
humans are beings are complex human being –
complex organisms. manusia
organisms. realising –

Learning Area: 1. Matter

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Week Objectives

14 1.1 Through activities, show that things A student is able to: air – udara
Understanding such as book, air, water, soil and • state that things have mass living things – benda
that matter has living things have mass and occupy and occupy space, hidup
(13/04) mass and space. mass – jisim
• explain what matter is,
occupies matter – jirim
• relate things and matter,
space. Discuss what matter is. occupies – memenuhi
• carry out activities to show
water – air
that air, water, soil and living
List examples of matter. soil – tanih
things have mass and occupy

15 1.2 Gather information and discuss A student is able to: particle – zarah
Understanding a) what matter is made up of, • state that matter is made up simulate – membuat
the three b) what the three states of matter of particles, simulasi
( 20/04) states of are. • state the three states of arrangement – susunan
matter. matter, movement – gerakan
Compare the three states of • state the arrangement of state of matter –
matter in terms of: particles in the three states of keadaan
a) the arrangement of particles, matter, jirim
b) the movement of particles. • state the differences in the
movement of particles in the
Simulate the arrangement and three states of matter.
movement of particles in the three
states of matter.
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Week Objectives

16 1.3 Recall the definition of density. A student is able to: Archimedes definition – takrifan
Understanding • define density, Principle explain – menerangkan
the concept of Through activities, find the • explain why some objects need not be float – timbul
(27/04) density. densities of: and liquids float, introduced. liquid – cecair
a) objects with regular shape and • solve simple problems object with irregular
objects with irregular shape, related to density, shape –
b) different liquids. • carry out activities to explore objek berbentuk tak
the densities of objects and sekata
Discuss why some objects and liquids. object with regular
liquids float by relating to density. shape –
objek berbentuk sekata
recall – ingat semula
solve – selesaikan

1.4 Gather information and discuss A student is able to: definition – takrifan
Appreciating how: • describe how man uses the explain – menerangkan
the use of a) man uses his knowledge of different states of matter, float – timbul
properties of different states of matter to store • describe how man applies liquid – cecair
matter in and transport gases and liquids, the concept of density, object with irregular
everyday life. b) man uses the concept of density • carry out an activity to shape –
in making rafts, floats etc. explore the applications of objek berbentuk tak
the concept of floating and sekata
Carry out an activity to explore the sinking related to density. object with regular
applications of the concept of floating shape –
and sinking related to density. objek berbentuk sekata
recall – ingat semula
solve – selesaikan
17 – 19
( 04/05)
Learning Area: 2. The Variety of Resources on Earth

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life – kehidupan
20 2.1 Gather information about the A student is able to: knowing – mengetahui
Knowing the resources on earth, i.e. water, air, • list the resources on earth resource – sumber
(15/06) Different soil, minerals, fossil fuels and needed to sustain life, to sustain life –
resources on living things. • list the resources on earth menyokong
earth. used in everyday life. kesinambungan

21 2.2 Gather information and discuss A student is able to: appearance – rupa
Understanding a) what elements, compounds • state what elements, characterstic – ciri
( 22/06) elements, and mixtures are, compounds and mixtures are, classify – mengelaskan
compounds and b) what metals and nonmetals • give examples of elements, compound – sebatian
mixtures. are, compounds and mixtures, component – komponen
c) examples of elements, • state the differences between conductivity –
compounds, mixtures, metals and elements, compounds and kekonduksian
non-metals. mixtures, electricity – elektrik
• carry out activities to compare element – unsur
Compare and contrast the properties and contrast the properties of hardness – kekerasan
of elements, compounds and different metals and heat – haba
mixtures. nonmetals, mixture – campuran
separate –
• classify elements as metals
Carry out activities to compare the mengasingkan
and non-metals based on
properties of metals and nonmetals understanding –
their characteristics,
in terms of appearance, hardness, memahami
• give examples of metals and
conductivity of heat and conductivity
of electricity.
carry out activities to separate
Carry out activities to separate the
the components of a mixture.
components of mixtures e.g.
a) mixture of iron filings and
sulphur powder,
b) mixture of sand and salt.
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22 2.3 Discuss the importance of earth’s A student is able to: appreciating –

Appreciating resources (water, air, soil, • explain the importance of menghargai
(29/06) the minerals, fossil fuels and living variety of earth’s resources concept map – peta
importance things) to man. to man, konsep
of the variety • state the meaning of the conservation –
of earth’s Draw a concept map to show the preservation and pemuliharaan
resources to relationship between these conservation of resources needs of life –
man. resources to the basic needs of on earth, keperluan
life. • state the importance of the hidup
preservation and preservation –
Gather information on the conservation of resources pemeliharaan
preservation and conservation of on earth, resource – sumber
resources on earth. • practise reducing the use, relationship – hubung
reusing and recycling of kait
Discuss the importance of the materials. sustainable
preservation and conservation of development –
resources on earth (e.g. recycling pembangunan lestari
of paper reduces the cutting down
of trees; conserving clean water
prevents water shortage).

Carry out a project, campaign or

competition on reducing the use,
reusing and recycling of materials
e.g. using old unfinished exercise
books as note books and collecting
old newspapers.
Learning Area: 3. The Air Around Us

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carbon dioxide –
23 3.1 Gather information on: A student is able to: Air is a mixture karbon dioksida
(06 /07/09) Understanding a) the composition of air, • state what air is made up of, of nitrogen, composition –
what air is b) the percentage of nitrogen, • explain why air is a mixture, oxygen, carbon komposisi
made up of. oxygen and carbon dioxide in • state the percentage of dioxide, inert dust – habuk
air. nitrogen, oxygen and carbon gases, water microorganism –
dioxide in air, vapour, mikroorganisma
Carry out activities to show: • carry out activities to show: microorganisms nitrogen –
a) the percentage of oxygen in a) the percentage of and dust. nitrogen
air, oxygen in air, oxygen – oksigen
b) that air contains water b) that air contains water inert gas – gas
vapour, microorganisms and vapour, nadir
dust. microorganisms and water vapour –
dust. wap air

Gather information on the

3.2 properties of oxygen and carbon A student is able to: lime water – air
Understanding dioxide. • list the properties of oxygen kapur
the properties and carbon dioxide, glowing –
of oxygen and Carry out activities to show the • identify oxygen and carbon berbara
carbon properties of oxygen and carbon dioxide based on their indicator –
dioxide. dioxide in the following aspects: properties, penunjuk
a) solubility in water, • choose a suitable test for reaction – tindak
b) reaction with sodium oxygen and carbon dioxide balas
hydroxide, solubility –
c) the effect on glowing and keterlarutan
burning wooden splinter, litmus wooden splint –
paper, lime water, bicarbonate kayu uji

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A student is able to:
24 3.3 Gather information and discuss • state that energy, carbon dioxide energy – tenaga
(13/07/09) Understanding respiration. and water vapour are the exhaled air – udara
that oxygen is products of respiration, hembusan
needed in Carry out an experiment to show • relate that living things use inhaled air – udara
respiration. that during respiration, living oxygen and give out carbon sedutan
things dioxide during respiration, role – peranan
a) use oxygen, • compare and contrast the rate of respiration –
b) give out carbon dioxide. content of oxygen in inhaled and kadar
exhaled air in humans, respirasi
• state that oxygen is needed for yeast – yis
• carry out an experiment to show
that living things use oxygen
and give out carbon dioxide
during respiration.
Gather information and discuss
3.4 combustion. A student is able to: Charcoal candle – lilin
Understanding • state what combustion is, is an charcoal – arang
that oxygen is Carry out experiments to: • state that oxygen is needed example combustion –
needed for a) show that oxygen is needed for combustion, of pembakaran
combustion for combustion, • list the products of carbon. carbon – karbon
(burning). b) investigate the effect of the combustion, product – hasil
size of a container on the • carry out experiments to
length of time a candle burns. investigate combustion.
Carry out activity to test for the
products of combustion of
charcoal and candle.

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(20/07/09) 3.5 Gather information and discuss: A student is able to: air pollution –
Analysing a) what air pollution is, • explain what air control – kawalan
the effects of b) examples of air pollutants, pollution is, effect – kesan
air pollution. c) the sources of air pollutants, • list examples of air analysing –
d) the effects of air pollution on pollutants, menganalisis
man and the environment, • list the sources of air environment –
e) the steps needed to control air pollutants, alam sekitar
pollution. • describe the effects of prevent –
air pollution, mencegah
Carry out a project to study: • explain the steps pollutant – bahan
a) air pollution in an area around needed to prevent and cemar
the school, control air pollution. source – sumber
b) the effects of air pollution.

3.6 Gather information and discuss: A student is able to: describe –

Realising the a) how life would be without clean • describe how life perihalkan
importance air, would be without clean habit – amalan
of keeping b) ways to keep the air clean, air, suggest –
the air clean. c) habits that keep the air clean. • suggest ways to keep cadangkan
the air clean,
Carry out an activity to show the • practise habits that
pollutants in cigarette smoke. keep the air clean.
Learning Area: 1. Sources of Energy

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energy change –
1.1 Gather information about the various A student is able to: perubahan bentuk
Understanding forms and sources of energy, and • list the various forms of tenaga
various forms energy changes. energy, form – bentuk
and sources of • list the various sources of slope – satah
energy. Discuss the sun as the primary energy, condong
source of energy. • identify energy changes, kinetic energy –
• identify the sun as the tenaga kinetik
Carry out activity to see the primary source of energy, potential energy –
change of energy change • carry out an activity to tenaga
• from potential to kinetic energy, investigate the change of keupayaan
e.g. a ball rolling down a slope. energy from potential to primary source –
• from kinetic to potential energy, kinetic energy and vice sumber primer
e.g. the winding of the spring in versa. various – pelbagai
a toy car. vice versa –

1.2 Gather information and discuss A student is able to: Project efficient – cekap
Understanding the meaning of renewable and non- • define renewable and includes conserve –
renewable and renewable energy sources. nonrenewable sources of the memulihara
non- energy, making of non-renewable –
renewable Carry out a project on: • Group the various sources scrap tidak boleh
energy. a) renewable and non-renewable of energy into renewable books, diperbaharui
energy sources, and nonrenewable, models renewable – boleh
b) the uses of solar energy, explain why we need to and diperbaharui
c) the ways to increase efficient use conserve energy, posters. solar energy –
of energy. • suggest ways to use tenaga suria
energy efficiently.

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Week Objectives

1.3 Discuss the importance of A student is able to: Discussion can management –
Realising the conserving energy sources. • describe the importance be in the form pengurusan
importance of conserving energy of forum, brain
of Discuss the use and management sources, storming etc.
conserving of energy sources. • explain the use and
energy management of energy
sources. sources.
Learning Area : 2. Heat

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2.1 Carry out activities to show: A student is able to: daily life –
Understanding a) the sun gives out heat, • state that the sun gives kehidupan
heat as a form b) ways to produce heat, out heat, harian
of energy. c) heat and temperature are not • state other sources of difference –
the same e.g. ask students to heat, perbezaan
predict and observe how the • state that heat is a form example – contoh
temperatures change when hot of energy, gives out –
and cold water are mixed. • give examples of the mengeluarkan
uses of heat, heat – haba
Discuss: • state the meaning of meaning – maksud
a) that heat is a form of energy, temperature, state the temperature – suhu
b) the uses of heat in our daily life difference between
c) what temperature is, heat and temperature.
d) the difference between
temperature and heat.
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2.2 Carry out activities to show that A student is able to: Explain the conduction –
Understanding heat causes solids, liquids and • state that heat causes effect of konduksi
heat flow and gases to expand and contract. (ball solids, liquids and heating and contract –
its effect. and ring, mercury in thermometer gases to expand and cooling mengecut
and air in round bottomed flask) contract, on solids, convection –
• state that heat flows in liquids perolakan
Carry out activities to show how three different ways and gases. expand –
heat flows by conduction, (conduction, mengembang
convection and radiation. convection and flow – mengalir
radiation), gas – gas
Carry out group activities to • state that heat flows insulator – penebat
discuss: from hot to cold, land breeze – bayu
a) natural phenomena such as land • give examples of heat darat
breeze, sea breeze and the flow in natural liquid – cecair
warming of the earth by the phenomena, natural phenomena
sun, • state what a heat –
b) how buildings can be kept cool, conductor is, fenomena alam
c) what a heat conductor is, • state what a heat radiation – sinaran
d) what a heat insulator is, insulator is, sea breeze – bayu
e) the uses of heat conductors and • list uses of heat laut
heat insulators in daily life. conductors and heat solid – pepejal
insulators in daily life,
Carry out an experiment to • carry out an
investigate the use of different experiment to
materials as heat insulators. investigate the use of
different materials as
heat insulators.

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boiling –
2.3 Carry out activities to show the A student is able to: Physical pendidihan
Analysing the change in state of matter in • state the change in state processes condensation –
effect of heat physical processes. of matter in physical include kondensasi
on matter. processes, melting, evaporation –
Discuss: • explain that change in boiling, penyejatan
i. the effects of heat on the state state of matter involves freezing, freezing –
of matter, the absorption and evaporation, penyejukbekuan
ii. examples of daily observations release of heat, condensation melting –
which show a change in state • give examples of daily and peleburan
of matter. observations which sublimation. process – proses
show a change in state reference – rujukan
of matter. sublimation –
bimetallic strip –
2.4 Discuss the use of expansion A student is able to: jalur dwilogam
Applying the and contraction of matter in the • explain with examples expansion –
principle of following: the use of expansion pengembangan
expansion a) mercury in a thermometer, and contraction of contraction –
and b) bimetallic strip in a fire alarm, matter in daily life, pengecutan
contraction of c) gaps in railway tracks, • apply the principle of fire alarm – alat
matter. d) rollers in steel bridges. expansion and penggera
contraction of matter in kebakaran
Discuss the use of the principle of solving simple roller – penggolek
expansion and contraction of problems steel bridge –
matter to solve simple problems. jambatan keluli

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absorb – menyerap
2.5 Carry out experiments to show A student is able to: dull – pudar
Understanding that: • state that dark, dull dark – gelap
that dark, dull a) dark, dull objects absorb heat objects absorb heat better shiny – berkilat
objects absorb better than white, shiny than white, shiny objects,
and give out objects, • state that dark, dull
heat better. b) dark, dull objects give out objects give out heat
heat better than white, shiny better than white, shiny
objects. objects,
• carry out experiments to
investigate heat
absorption and heat

improve air
2.6 Discuss and put into practice A student is able to: circulation –
Appreciating activities such as the opening of • put into practice the memperbaiki
the benefits of windows in the classroom or principle of heat flow to pengudaraan
heat flow. laboratory to improve air provide comfortable comfortable living
circulation. living. – kehidupan yang