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YEARLY TEACHING PLAN (2017)

Form
Subject

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Four
Science

Date

Syllabus
Learning Objectives

3 - 6 Jan

1.1
Analysing method of scientific
investigation

9-13 Jan

1.2
Realising the need to practice
scientific attitudes and noble values
when carrying out scientific
investigations

16- 20 Jan

2.1
Understanding body coordination

2.2
Understanding the human nervous
system

23-25 Jan

2.3
Analysing nervous coordination

SPS

Learning Outcomes
THEME : INTRODUCING SCIENCE
Learning Area 1 : Scientific Investigation
Making hypothesis
Explain steps in scientific investigation
Carry out a scientific investigation
Analyzing
Write a report on a scientific investigation
Explain the importance of scientific investigation
Attributing
identify scientific attitudes and noble values
practiced by scientists
Making conclusion
explain the need to practice scientific attitudes
and noble values when carrying out a scientific
investigation
THEME : MAINTANENCE AND CONTINUITY OF LIFE
Learning Area 2 : Body Coordination
Relating
Describe what body coordination is
Identify the body system that control and
Attributing
regulate coordination
State the importance of body coordination
Identify the components parts of human nervous
system
State the function of each components parts of
human nervous system
State what a neurone is
Identify the parts of a neurone
State the function of each part of the neurone
Identify the different types of neurone
State the function of each type of neurone
Compare and contrast different types of neurone
State what receptors and effectors are
State the functions of receptors and effectors
Explain with examples what a reflex action is
Describe a reflex arc

Making conclusion
Predicting
Generating idea

Values

Being diligent and


persevering

Being thankful to
God

REMARKS

26 - 31 Jan
1 - 10 Feb

2.4
Understanding the role of
proprioceptors in maintaining
balance and coordination
2.5
Understanding the human brain and
its complexity

13 - 17 Feb

2.6
Understanding hormonal
coordination in the body

2.7

Analysing coordination between the


nervous system and the endocrine
system

20 - 24 Feb

2.8

Evaluating the efects of drug abuse


on body coordination and health

Illustrate the path taken by an impulse in the


reflex arc
CHINESE NEW YEAR HOLIDAYS
Explain what proprioceptors are
Explain the importance of proprioceptors
Identify main parts of the human brain
State the function of each main part of the human
brain
Explain what voluntary action is
Give examples of voluntary action
Explain what involuntary action is
Give examples of involuntary action
Explain the effects of injuries to specific parts of the
human brain
Describe what a hormone is
Describe what endocrine glands are
Identify the main endocrine glands and their
locations in the body
State functions of hormones secreted by
endocrine glands
Describe effects of hormonal imbalance on
health
Compare and contrast nervous coordination with
hormonal coordination
Explain with examples the coordination between
the nervous system and endocrine system in response
to a specific stimulus
Explain importance of coordination between the
nervous system and endocrine system in response to
a specific stimulus
Define what drugs are
List examples of drugs
Explain what drug abuse is

Attributing

Being thankful to
God

Generating Idea
Making conclusion
Comparing and
contrasting

Evaluating
Making conclusion

Having an interest
and curiosity
towards the
environment

Appreciating and
practicing clean
and healthy living

20 - 24 Feb

2.9
Analysing the effects of excessive
consumption of alcohol on body
coordination and health

2.10
Realising the importance of sound
and healthy mind

3.1
Understanding cell division

27Feb1Mac
2 - 10 Mar

13-17 March

3.2
Understanding the principles and
mechanism of inheritance

Describe the effects of drug abuse on body


coordination
Describe effects of drug abuse on health

Analyzing
Evaluating

List examples of alcoholic drinks


Describe effects of excessive consumption of
alcohol on body coordination
Describe the effects of excessive consumption of
alcohol on health
State what mind is
Identify factors affecting the mind
Explain how substance abuse can affect the
mind
UJIAN SETARA 1
THEME : MAINTENANCE AND CONTINUITY OF LIFE
Learning Area 3 : Heredity and Variation
State what genes, deoxyribonucleic acids , DNA, and
Attributing
chromosomes are
Describe the relationship between gene, DNA and
Evaluating
chromosome
State what genes, deoxyribonucleic acids , DNA, and
Making conclusions
chromosomes are
Describe the relationship between gene, DNA and
chromosome
State what mitosis is
State what meiosis is
Describe the process of mitosis
Describe the process of meiosis
Compare and contrast mitosis and meiosis
Explain the important of mitosis and meiosis
Explain what dominant genes and recessive
Attributing
genes are
Identify dominant traits and recessive traits in
Analyzing
human
Illustrate the mechanism of inheritance of traits
using schematic diagram

Having an interest
and curiosity
towards the
environment

Being systematic
Having an interest
and curiosity
towards the
environment


3.3
Understanding sex determination
and the occurrence of twins in
human beings

18-26 March
27-31 March

School Break
3.4
Understanding mutation

3.5
Evaluating the effects of genetic
research on human life

3 7 April

Predict the genotype and phenotype ratios of a


monohybrid cross
Explain what sex chromosomes are
Explain how sex is determined
Explain formation of identical and non-identical
twins
Compare and contrast identical with nonidentical twins
Explain what Siamese twins are

3.6 Analysing variation of


living things

3.7 Realising the need to adhere


to the code of ethics in
genetic research

State what mutation is


State the type of mutation
List examples of mutation
Identify causes of mutation
List examples of mutation
Identify causes of mutation
State the advantages and disadvantages of
mutation.
List the contributions of genetic research in
various fields
Explain selective breeding in plants and livestock
State the importance of selective breeding in
plants and livestock
State what variation is
List variation in human
Classify variation into continuous and
discontinuous variation
Compare and contrast continuous and
discontinuous variation
Identify factors that cause variation
Explain the importance of variation
explain how the misuse of knowledge in the field of
genetics can endanger life,
describe the importance of establishing and adhering to
ethics and morals in scientific research for the benefit of

Attributing

Being thankful to
God

Evaluating
Making conclusions

Analyzing
Evaluating
Comparing and
contrasting

Having an interest
and curiosity
towards the
environment

Having an interest
and curiosity
towards the
environment
Having critical and
analytical thinking

Making conclusion
Being systematic
Being cooperative

mankind.

10 - 14 April

4.1
Analysing changes in the states of
matter

4.2
Understanding the structure of an
atom

4.3

Applying the idea of proton number


and nucleon number in atoms of

elements

17 25 April

4.4
Understanding the classification of
elements in the Periodic Table

4.5
Understanding the properties of
substances based on the particles
present in them

THEME : MATTER IN NATURE


Learning Area 4 : Matter and Substance
Explain the kinetic theory of matter
Relate changes in heat to changes in kinetic energy
of the particles in matter
Explain interconversion of the three states of matter
based on the kinetic theory of matter
Describe the structure of an atom
Identify the subatomic particles
Compare and contrast the subatomic particles
State what proton number is
State what nucleon number is
Relate the number of protons, neutrons, and
electrons in an atom to its proton number and nucleon
number
Deduce the number of protons, electrons and
neutrons in atoms of different elements
Describe the arrangement of elements in the Periodic
Table
Describe what is meant by groups and periods in the
Periodic Table
Identify the locations of metals, non-metals and semimetals in the Periodic Table
State the importance of the Periodic Table
Describe what atoms, molecules and ions are
Identify the particles in substances as atoms,
molecules and ions
State examples of substances made of atoms,
molecules, and ions
Compare and contrast substances that are made of
atoms, molecules and ions based on their physical
properties
Relate the physical properties of substances made
up of atoms, molecules and ions to the arrangement of

Predicting

Daring to try

Relating

Realizing that
science is a mean
to understand
nature

Analyzing
Making conclusions
Attributing

Appreciating the
contribution of
science and
technology

Relating
Groping and
classifying
Making
generalization
Analyzing
Comparing and
contrasting
Grouping and
classifying
Comparing and
contrasting

Appreciating the
contribution of
science and
technology
Being honest and
accurate in
recording and
validating data

14 April
Good Friday

26 27 April
2 8 May

4.6
Understanding the properties and
uses of metals and non-metals

4.7
Analysing methods of purifying
substances

4.8
Appreciating the existence and
uses of various substances of
different characteristics

5.1
Understanding physical and
chemical changes

9 - 25 May
27May-11Jun

12 16 Jun

particles and the forces of attraction between them


List examples and properties of metals and nonmetals
List the uses of metals and non-metals in daily
life
SUKAN TAHUNAN SEKOLAH
List examples and properties of metals and non-metals
List the uses of metals and non-metals in daily life
Compare and contrast metals and non-metals based
on their physical properties
State the characteristics of pure substances
Describe the different methods of purification
Relate the characteristic of substances to the methods
of purification used
Explain with examples the methods of purification
used to produce substances used in daily life
describe how man uses various substances of
different characteristics and states in everyday life,
justify the importance of the existence of various
substances of different characteristics and states that
benefit mankind.
Mid Year Examination
Mid Year Holiday
THEME : ENERGY IN LIFE
Learning Area 5 : Energy and chemical changes
Explain what physical change and chemical change
are
Give examples of physical change and chemical
change in daily life
Compare and contrast physical changes and chemical
changes

Attributing
Making conclusion

Appreciating the
contribution of
science and
technology

Making inferences
Generating idea

Making inference
Relating
Comparing and
contrasting

Being responsible
about safety of
oneself, others,
and the
environments

Having an interest
and curiosity
towards the type of
science reactions.
Having critical and

1 May
Labour Day

5.2
Analysing heat change in chemical
reactions

19 23 Jun

5.3

Synthesising the reactivity series of


metals

5.4
Applying the concepts of reactivity
series of metals
25 30 Jun
3 7 July

HARI RAYA PUASA


5.5
Understanding electrolysis

5.6
Understanding the production of
electrical energy from chemical
reactions
10 14 July

5.7
Understanding chemical reactions
that occur in the presence of light

State that chemical reactions involve heat change


Identify reactions involving heat loss and heat gain
Explain through examples heat changes that occur
during industrial chemical reactions
Relate changes in temperature of reactants to
exothermic reactions and endothermic reactions
Explain through examples heat changes that occur
during industrial chemical reaction.
Describe the reactivity of metals with water
Describe the reactivity of metals with acid and oxygen
Compare and contrast the reactivity of metals with
water, acids, and oxygen
Arrange metals in order of reactivity
Construct the reactivity series of metals based on
reactivity of metals with oxygen
Identify the position of carbon in the reactivity series

analytical thinking
Attributing
Predicting
Sequencing
Making conclusion

Relate the position of metals in the reactivity series to


the method of extraction of metals from their ores
Explain with examples the process of extraction of a
metal from its ore using carbon
State what electrolysis is
State what anode, cathode, anion, cation
and electrolyte are
Describe the electrolysis of an electrolyte
using carbon electrodes
Explain the uses of electrolysis in industry
Describe how a simple cell works
List the various types of cells and their uses
state the advantages and disadvantages of
various types of cells
give examples of chemical reactions which
require light,
explain the effect of light on photosensitive
chemicals,

Analyzing
Attributing
Making inference
Making conclusions
Generating idea
Synthesis

Having critical and


analytical thinking

5.8
Appreciating the innovative efforts
in the design of equipment using
chemical reactions as sources of
energy

17 21 July

6.1
Understanding radioactive
substances

explain why certain chemicals are stored in


dark bottles.

Give examples of chemical reactions which


require light
Describe how energy obtained from
chemical reactions should be used efficiently to
prevent wastage

6.2
Understanding the production of
nuclear energy and its uses

6.3
Awareness of the need for proper
handling of radioactive substances

24 - 26 July
27July
4 Aug

THEME : ENERGY IN LIFE


Learning Area 6 : Nuclear Energy
State what radioactive substances are
Give examples of radioactive substances
Describe the process of radioactive decay
Name the three types of radioactive

7.1

Synthesising the formation of image

Comparing and
contrasting
Generating idea

radiations
Describe the characteristics of each type of
radioactive radiation
Compare and contrast radioactive radiations
Explain what radioisotope are
Give examples of radioisotope
Describe the production of nuclear energy
through fission and fussion
Describe the process of generating
electricity from nuclear energy
Explain the effects of nuclear energy
production
State the effects of radioactive radiations on
livingthing
Explain the need for proper handling of
radioactive substances and radioactive waste
UJIAN SETARA 2
THEME : ENERGY IN LIFE
Learning Area 7 : Light, Colour and Sight
State the characteristics of images formed
by a plane mirror, concave lens and convex lens

Realizing that
science is a means
to understanding
nature
Thinking rationally

Generalization
Evaluating

Being responsible
about the safety of
oneself, others and
the environment

Predicting

Being honest and


accurate in

by plane mirrors and lenses

7.2

Synthesising the formation of image


by optical instruments

7 11 Aug

7.3
Analysing light dispersion

7.4
Analysing light scattering

14 18 Aug

7.5
Analysing the addition and
subtraction of coloured lights

7.6

Applying the principle of subtraction


of coloured light to explain the

appearance of coloured objects

7.7
Analysing the effect of mixing
pigments

Compare and contrast images of distant


objects formed by convex lenses and concave lenses
Draw a labeled ray diagram to show the
formation of image by light rays passing through a
convex lens and a concave lens
Determine the focal length of a convex lens
Identify the parts of optical instruments
involved in image formation
Compare and contrast the mechanism in
focusing and controlling the amount of light that enters
a human eyes and a camera
Explain the structure and function of various
parts of the eye using a camera as an analogy
State what light dispersion is
Explain through examples how dispersion of
light occurs.
State what light scattering is
Give examples of phenomena related to
light scattering
Explain how scattering of light occurs in
natural phenomena
Identify primary and secondary colors
Explain how addition of primary colors
produces secondary colors
Explain the subtraction of colors by colored
filters
Explain subtraction of colored lights by
colored objects
Explain the appearance of colored objects
under white light and colored lights
State the function of rod and cone cells in
the eye
State what pigment is
Compare and contrast the mixing of
pigments with the addition of colored lights
Explain through examples the effects of
pigments on light

Attributing

recording and
validating data

Making conclusion
Relating
synthesizing

Being thankful to
God
Realising that
science is a mean
to understand
nature
Having an interest
and curiosity
towards the
environment

Predicting
Making conclusion
Relating
synthesizing

Realizing that
science is a means
to understanding
nature

21 - 25 Aug

28Aug
3Sept
4 9 Sept

11-15 Sept

7.8

Evaluating the importance of colour


in daily life

State the importance of color to living things


List the uses of color in daily life
Justify the importance of colors in daily life

Evaluating

7.9

Appreciating the benefits of various


types of optical instruments to
mankind

Relate the inventions of various types of optical


instruments to contribution of mankind

Analyzing

Being thankful to
God

Generating idea

Mid Semester II Break


THEME : TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOCIETY
Learning Area 8 : Chemical in Industry
8.1
Attributing

State what an alloy is


Understanding the properties of

Give examples of alloys


alloys and their uses in industry

Explain how the formation of alloy can Analyzing


change the properties of metals
Synthesis

Relate the changes in the properties of


metals when they are converted to alloys to the
Making conclusion
arrangement of particles in the alloys

Relate the properties of alloys to their uses Visualizing


in daily life

Describe the importance of alloys in industry Making

State what superconductor alloy are


generalizations
8.2

List the uses of ammonia and its


Analysing the production and uses
compounds in daily life
of ammonia in industry

Describe how ammonia is produced in


industry

State the factors which affect the production


of ammonia in industry

Describe how ammonia is used to produce


ammonium salt fertilizers and urea

Identify the manufacturing activities which


are sources of pollution

Explain the effects of improper industrial


waste disposal

Relate the effects of industrial waste


disposal to the survival of living thins

State with examples the methods of

Appreciating and
practicing clean
and the healthy
living
Realizing and
practicing clean
and healthy living

16 Sept
Malaysia Day

controlling industrial waste disposal to avoid pollution


18Sept6Oct

Final Exam Form 4

16 - 20 Oct

Deepavali

23 27 Oct
25Nov31Dec

Discussion of final examination paper


Year End Holidays