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SEKOLAH MENENGAH KEBANGSAAN LUBOK CHINA,


78100 LUBOK CHINA, MELAKA.

SCHEME OF WORK 2010 FOR FORM THREE SCIENCE (3RKA & 3E)

THEME : MANAGEMENT AND CONTINUITY OF LIFE


LEARNING AREA : 1. RESPIRATION

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1&2 1.1 Observe the models or computer software to identify the A student is able to: ✔ observing Being thankful to God.
Analysing the human structure of the human respiratory system which consists of • identify the structure of the human ✔ identifying
breathing mechanism. the nasal cavity, trachea, bronchus, lungs, ribs, diaphragm respiratory system, ✔ visualizing Being objective.
and the intercostals muscles. • identify the structure of the lung,
• describe the process of inhalation Thinking rationally.
Examine a model of a lung to identify the bronchus, and exhalation,
bronchiole and alveolus. • describe the breathing mechanism. Being responsible
about the safety of
Build a functional model of the human respiratory system to oneself, others, and
show the relationship between the air pressure in the environment
thoracic cavity and the exhalation.
NOTES.
Discuss the breathing mechanism.

2-3 1.2 View a video or computer software then gather and interpret A student is able to: Being thankful to God.
Understanding the data on ;the following: – describe the diffusion of oxygen  Observing
transport of oxygen in the a) diffusion of oxygen from the alveoli into the blood from the alveoli into the blood  Communicating Being responsible
human body capillaries into the cells, capillaries, about the safety of
b) transport of oxygen by the red blood cells in the form of oneself, others, and
oxyhaemoglobin.
– describe the transport of oxygen by environment
blood.
– describe the diffusion of from the
blood capillaries into the cells

4&5 1.3 Collect and interpret data on the following: A student is able to: Being thankful to God
Realizing the importance of a) substances that are harmful to the respiratory system, • List the substances which are  Observing
a healthy respiratory i.e. nicotine and tar (from the smoke of cigarettes ), sulphur harmful to the respiratory  Communicating Being responsible
system dioxide (from factories), and carbon monoxide (from the system.  Defining about the safety of
smoke of vehicles) and haze, • Explain the effects of operationally oneself, others, and
b) effects of harmful substances such as toxin and cinogen pollutants on the respiratory environment
on the respiratory system. system,  Observing
c) diseases of the respiratory system • List the diseases of the  Inferring
respiratory system,
• Practice good habits to
improve the quality of air.

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LEARNING AREA : 2 BLOOD CIRCULATION AND TRANSPORT

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6&7 2.1 Understanding the Observe and study models, computer software or A student is able to :
transport system in videos on the structure of the heart and types of blood – describe the circulatory system as a  Observing Being objective.
humans. vessels (i.e. artery, circulatory system.) system of tubes with a pump and valves  Communicating Being thankful to God.
that ensure one-way flow of blood.
Examine a live specimen of a heart to identify its – state the function of the heart, NOTES.
structure. – identify the structure of the human heart.  Observing Teacher is encouraged to
– compare and contrast the structure of  Communicating use computer simulation to
Discuss the following: arteries, veins and capillaries. illustrate the heart
a) functions of the heart, – relate the characteristics of the blood
b) characteristics of the blood vessels and their vessels to their functions,  Communicating
functions. – compare and contrast oxygenated and  Classifying
deoxygenated blood,  Sequencing
Carry out and activity to compare and contrast – illustrate the path of blood flow in the
oxygenated and deoxygenated and blood. circulatory system,
– describe the role of the blood circulatory
Stimulate the flow of blood in the circulatory system in system in the transport of substances,
the transport of substances. – explain the importance of maintaining a
healthy heart
Invite a medical officer to give a talk on “Taking Care
of Your Heart.”

2.2 Analysing the human Invite physician to give a talk on the following: A student is able to: Being thankful to God.
blood. • state the constituents of blood and their  Communicating
a) the constituents of blood, i.e. plasma, red functions, Being kind-hearted &
blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and • state the blood groups, caring
their functions, • match the blood group of the donor to
b) the blood groups, i.e. A, B, AB and O, that of the recipient, Being cooperative.
c) the compatibility between the blood group of • justify the importance of blood donation,
the donor and that of the recipient, • describe how donated blood is stored Being responsible about
d) the importance of blood donation, and handled the safety of oneself and
e) the storage and handling of donated blood others.

NOTES.
Universal donor and
universal recipient should
be included.

2.3 Observe a wilted plant and discuss how it occurred. A student is able to:  Observing Being thankful to God.
Analysing the transport • describe how wilting occurs,  Communicating
system in plants Examine the epidermis of a leaf under a microscope to • describe what transpiration is,  Inferring Realizing that science is a
identify the stomata. • describe the function of stomata,  Communicating means to understand
• identify the factors affecting the rate nature.
Carry out experiments to study the factors affecting the of transpiration,
rate of transpiration. • describe how the factors affect the Being honest
rate of transpiration,
Carry out activities to study the following: • describe the roles of transpiration, NOTES.
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a) transport of synthesized food substances via • investigate the pathway of water in The transport of water and
the phloem, a cut stem using a suitable stains, minerals in transpiration
b) transport of water from roots to the leaves • identify the location of xylem and should be emphasized.
via the xylem. phloem,
• describe the functions of xylem and
Examine cross-sections of root, stem and leaf to phloem.
identify the location of xylem and phloem.

Discuss the roles of transpiration in the transport of


water and minerals.

LEARNING AREA: 3. EXCRETION

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3.1 Discuss what excretion is. A student is able to:  Observing Being objective.
Understanding human • Explain what excretion is,  Communicating
excretion Examine models, charts, or view computer software to • Identify the excretory organs in Being thankful to God
identify the excretory organs, i.e. skin, lungs, and humans,
kidneys. • State the excretory products of each Having critical and
excretory organ, analytical thinking.
Discuss the excretory products of each excretory • Explain the importance of excretion.
organ, i.e. water, carbon dioxide, minerals, salt and
urea.

Discuss the importance of excretion

3.2 Analysing the urinary Examine models, charts or view computer software of A student is able to: * Observing Thankful to God
system in human. the urinary system to identify the locations of kidneys, • Identify the locations of kidneys and * Communicating
ureters, urinary bladder and urethra. other parts of the urinary system, Thinking Rationally
• Describe the shape of the kidney,
Collect and interpret data on the functions of the • Identify the structures of the kidney. Appreciating the
kidney. • Describe the functions of the kidney, contribution of science and
• Explain the importance of maintaining technology
Examine a life specimen of a kidney to: healthy kidneys.
a) describe the shape of the kidney, NOTES:
b) identify the components of the kidney, i.e. the The structure and the
cortex, medulla and pelvis. function of the nephron is
not required
Discuss the following:
a) the importance of the kidneys, Describe the functions of
b) living with kidney failure. the kidney.

Explain the importance of


the kidneys.

3.3 Collect and interpret data on the following: A student is able to:
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Analysing excretion in a) the ways plants eliminate their excretory • describe the ways plants eliminate  Communicating Being objective.
plants. products, their excretory products,
b) the excretory products of plants, i.e. carbon • identify the excretory products of  Communicating Appreciating the balance of
dioxide, water, and complex waste products. plants. nature.

LEARNING AREA: 4. REPRODUCTION

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4.1 Understanding sexual Discuss the following: A student is able to: Classifying Being thankful to God
and asexual a) the importance and types of reproduction, • State the importance of
reproduction. b) the similarities and differences between reproduction.
sexual and asexual reproduction. • State the types of reproduction,
• State what fertilisation is,
Using charts, diagrams, videos, or computer software • Describe internal and external
to study the following: fertilisation,
a) fertilisation, • Compare and contrast sexual and
b) internal and external fertilisation, asexual reproduction,
c) the various ways of asexual reproduction, ie. • Classify animals and plants
binary fission, budding, spore formation, according to their ways of
vegetative reproduction and regeneration. reproduction.

Discuss and classify animals and plants according to


how they reproduce.

4.1 Analysing the male Identify the following parts of the male reproductive A student is able to : Observation Being flexible and open
reproductive system. system with the help of charts, models, videos, or • Identify the parts of the male minded
computer software: reproductive system,
a) The sexual organs, ie. testes, and penis • Describe the function of the different
b) The other related parts ie. the scrotum, parts of the male reproductive system,
urethra, sperm ducts and prostate gland. • State the role of sperm in reproduction,
• Describe the changes in male during
Discuss the following : puberty.
a) The functions of the different parts of the
male reproductive system.
b) The role of sperm in reproduction .
c) The physical, physiological and emotional
changes in male during puberty.

4.3 Analysing the female Identify the following part of the female reproductive A students is able to : Observation Being flexible and open
reproductive system. system with the help of diagrams, models, videos or • Identify the parts of the female minded
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computer software: reproductive system


a) the sexual organ, i.e. ovaries and uterus. • Describe the function of the different
b) The other related parts, i.e. the fallopian parts of the female reproductive system
tube, vagina and cervix. • State the role of an ovum in reproduction
• Describe the changes in female during
Discuss the following : puberty
a) the function of the different part of the • Compare and contrast male and female
female reproductive system. gametes in terms of size, numbers and
b) The role of an ovum in reproduction mobility.
c) The physical, physiological and emotional
changes in female during puberty

Simulate the differences between male and female


gametes in terms of size, numbers and mobility.

4.4 Analysing the menstrual Discuss the following : A students is able to : Interpreting data Being kind-hearted and
cycle a) menstruation and the menstrual cycle. • Describe the meaning of menstruation caring
b) The changes in the uterus wall during • Describe the menstrual cycle
menstrual cycle • Describe the changes in the uterus wall
c) The relationship between the fertile phase of during menstrual cycle
the menstrual cycle and fertilisation • Relate the fertile phase of the menstrual
d) The importance of personal hygiene during cycle to fertilisation
menstruation • Explain the important of personal
hygiene during menstruation.

4.5 Analysing fertilisation Discuss the following with the help of diagram, charts, A students is able to : Predicting Being kind-hearted and
and pregnancy models, videos or computer software : • describe fertilization in human caring
a) the location of implantation of embryo • identify the location of implantation of
b) the development of zygote into an embryo embryo
and subsequently into a fetus until birth. • describe the development of a zygote
into an embryo and subsequently into a
foetus until birth

4.6 Organize an exhibition or a multimedia presentation on A student is able to:  Interpreting data Being responsible about
Understanding the the following: • Relate the importance of taking nutritious  Communicating the safety of oneself,
importance of pre-natal a) the importance of taking nutritious food during food to the health of both mother and  Predicting others, environment.
care pregnancy, foetus during pregnancy,
b) the effects of smoking and the taking of certain • Explain the importance of avoiding the Practicing clean and
substances such as drugs and alcohol on the intake of substances that are harmful the healthy living.
embryo and foetus foetus.

4.7 Collect and interpret data A student is able to:  Interpreting data Being thankful to God
Evaluating the importance on the following : • state the meaning of sterility,  Communicating
of research in human a) the meaning of sterility, • describe ways to overcome sterility, Appreciating the
reproduction b) ways to overcome sterility, i.e. nutrition, hormone • describe the methods of birth Contribution of science and
treatment, surgery and control, technology.
in vitro fertilization (IVF), • present argument against the abuse
c) birth control, i.e. rhythm of birth control and its effects on the

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method, the use of condom, contraceptive pills, community,


intra-uterine contraceptive device (IUCD), • explain the importance of research
spermicides, vasectomy and ligation. on human reproduction.

Debate on birth control and its effects on society.

Discuss the importance of research on human


reproduction.

4.8 Examine flowers to identify the following parts: A student is able to:  Observing Having an interest and
Analysing the sexual a. petal and sepal, • identify the different parts of a  Classifying curiosity towards the
reproduction system of b. the male part, i.e. the stamen which consist of flower,  Communicating environment.
flowering plants the filament, anther and pollen grains, • identify the male and female  Manipulative
c. the female part, i.e. the pistil which consists of reproductive parts of a flower, skill Realizing that science is a
the stigma, style, ovary and ovules. • identify the male and female means to understand
gametes, nature.
Use a microscope or hand Lens to observe the • describe the functions of the male
following: and female reproductive parts of a
a. the cross-section and longitudinal section of an flower in sexual reproduction.
ovary to identify the ovules,
b. pollen grains.

Discuss the functions of the following:


a. flowers in reproduction,
b. male reproductive parts of the flower,
c. female reproductive parts of the flower.

4.9 Discuss the following with the help of models, charts, A student is able to:  Interpreting Appreciating the
Analysing pollination. videos or computer software: • describe what pollination is,  Classifying contribution of science and
a) pollination, • relate the characteristics of  Inferring technology.
b) types of pollination flowers to their agents of pollination,
c) similarities and differences of self- pollination and • state the types of pollination,
cross-pollination, • compare and contrast self-
d) advantages of cross- pollination, pollination and cross-pollination,
e) uses of cross-pollination in agriculture. • explain the advantages of cross-
pollination,
Carry out an activity to study the various types of • explain with the examples the uses
flowers to identify their pollinating agent of cross-pollination in agriculture.

4.10 Use a microscope to observe the development of A student is able to :  Manipulative Being objective
Understanding the pollen tubes in different percentage of sucrose solution • identify the location where skill
development of fruits and ( 5% - 10 % ) fertilisation occurs in flower,  Observing Being cooperative
seeds in plants. Draw annotated diagrams of the following: • describe fertilisation in plants,  Communicating
a. the fertilisations process in plants, • describe the formation of fruits and Thankful to God
b. the formation of fruits and seeds seeds.

Discuss the following:


a. the location where fertilisations occurs in
flower

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b. fertilisation in plants
c. formation of fruits and seeds

4.11 Dissect a seed longitudinally and identify its structure A student is able to:
Synthesising the concept of using hand lens or microscope. • identify the structure of a seed
germination of seeds • explain the functions of the different parts
Collect and interpret data on the following: of a seed
• describe the physical changes of
a) functions of the different parts of a seed , i.e , the seedlings during germination
embryo (radicle, plumule and cotyledons) and • make hypotheses on the condition
testa, protected by the pericarp (fruit wall) required for the germination of seeds
• design an experiment to study the
b) physical changes of seedlings in terms of the condition required for the germination of
development of radicle , plumule and cotyledon. seeds
• carry out the experiment to study the
Carry out small group discussions to: condition required for the germination of
seeds
a) identify the variables related to the germination of • draw conclusions on the condition
seeds required for the germination of
seeds
b) formulate hypotheses about the conditions required
for the germination of seeds.

Design and carry out experiments to determine the


conditions required for the germination of seeds.

4.12 Carry out a study of the vegetative reproduction of A student is able to:
Application of vegetative various plants in a nursery to identify the types of • explain with examples the meaning
production in flowering vegetative reproduction. of vegetative reproduction
plants • state the parts of the plants that can
Discuss what vegetative reproduction is. reproduce vegetatively
• classify flowering plants according
Discuss the application of research carried out in to the parts that can reproduce
vegetative reproduction in agriculture. vegetatively.
• Describe the application of research
carried out in vegetative
reproduction in agriculture.

LEARNING AREA: 5. GROWTH

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5.1 Discuss the following: A student is able to:


Analysing the pattern of a) characteristics used to measure growth rate such • describe what growth is
human growth as height and weight. • identify the characteristics used to
b) meaning of growth measure growth rate
c) growth pattern in male and female • analyze the growth curve for male
d) effects of nutrition on the development of physical and female
and mental well being of children • compare and contrast between the
growth rate in male and female
Carry out activities to interpret the growth curve for • describe the effects of nutrition on
male and female from infancy to adulthood the growth in children

THEME: MATTER IN NATURE


LEARNING AREA: 1. LAND AND ITS RESOURCES

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1.1 Analysing the various Discuss what a mineral is A student is able to: • Communicating Having an interest and
minerals found in the Earth • describe what a mineral is, • Observing curiosity towards the
crust Collect and interpret data on the various types of • explain through examples that minerals • Interpreting data environment.
minerals that exist in the Earth crust: exist in the form of natural elements or
a) natural elements i.e gold and silver, natural compounds, Realizing that science is
b) natural compounds i.e oxides, carbonates, • identify the elements in natural a means to understand
sulphides and silicates. compounds, nature
• describe the properties of minerals,
Discuss and identify the elements in a few natural • write equations in words to show the
compounds. effect of heat on the minerals.

Carry out activities to study the following :


a) hardness of minerals
b) solubility of minerals in water,
c) the effect of heat on some metal carbonates,
oxides and sulphides.

1.2 Understanding the Brainstorm and discuss the following : A student is able to: • Communicati Being thankful to God
reactions between metals a) examples of metals • state examples of metal and non- ng
and non- metals. b) examples of non- metals. metals. • Classifying Appreciating the
• Describe the reactions between • Defining contribution of science
Carry out activities to study the reaction of some metals and non-metals, operationally and technology
metals, i.e magnesium, aluminium, zinc and iron with • Write equations in words for the
the following non- metals: reaction between metals and non-
a) oxygen metals.
b) sulphur • State that metals react with non-
metals at different rate.

1.3 Understanding silicon Collect and interpret data on silicon compounds that A student is able to:

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compounds exist in the form of silica and silicate. • state the different forms of silicon
compounds,
Carry out activities to study the properties of silica and • state examples of silica,
silicate as follows; • state examples of silicate,
a) solubility in water, • relate the properties of silicon
b) reaction with hydrochloric acid, compounds to their stability,
c) effects of heat. • explain through examples the uses of
silicon compounds in our daily life.
Visit factories to learn about the process of making
glass, ceramic, electronic chips and fiber optics.

Discuss the uses of silicon compounds in our daily life.

1.4 Analysing calcium Collect and interpret data on calcium carbonate. A student is able to:
compounds. • state the elements in calcium carbonate,
Carry out activities to study the following: • identify the various forms of calcium
a) the properties of calcium carbonate in terms carbonate,
of its reaction with acid, solubility in water • describe the properties of calcium
and the effects of heat, carbonate,
b) the formation of calcium oxide (quicklime) • write equations in words for the reactions
and calcium hydroxide (slaked lime). of calcium carbonate,
• describe the formation of calcium oxide
Discuss the following: and calcium hydroxide
a) uses of calcium compounds, i.e. calcium a) relate the properties of calcium
carbonate, calcium oxide and calcium compounds to their uses
hydroxide,
b) properties of calcium compounds with
reference to their uses.

1.5 Analysing natural fuel Access websites or visit PETROSAINS, National A student is able to: • Making Being confident and
resources and their Science Centre or an oil refinery to collect information • list the natural fuel resources, hypothesis independent
importance. on the formation of natural fuel resources found in • explain the formation of natural fuel • Communicati
Malaysia. resources, ng Being responsible about
• describe the fractional distillation of • Experimentin the safety of oneself,
Carry out an activity to study fractional distillation of petroleum g others, and the
petroleum. • describe the characteristics of the environment.
various fractions from the fractional
Discuss the following: distillation of petroleum,
a) characteristics and uses of the various • describe the uses of the various
fractions of petroleum, fractions of petroleum,
b) contributions of petroleum and natural gas • explain the contributions of
industry to the economic development of our petroleum and natural gas industry
country, to the economic development of our
c) efficient ways of using petroleum and other country,
natural fuel resources. • generate ideas on how to use
natural fuel resources efficiently.
THEME: ENERGY IN LIFE
LEARNING AREA: 1. ELECTRICITY

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1.1 Carry out the following activities : A student is able to:  Observing Being thankful to God.
Understanding a) producing static electrical charges in materials • describe what electrostatics is,  Communicating
electrostatics. through friction, • state the types of static electrical  Defining Being objective.
charges, operationally
b)detecting static electrical charges using an • state the properties of static electrical Thinking rationally.
electroscope, charges
• describe how static electrical charges
c) observing what happens when two objects with can be produced in some materials,
the same or opposite charges are brought near • describe ways to detect static electrical
to each other and making conclusions about static charges,
electrical charges. • explain everyday phenomena caused by
static electrical charges,  Observing
Discuss the following: • state the safety measures to be taken  Communicating
a) what electrostatics is
when dealing with static electricity
b) types of static electrical charges
c) properties of static electrical charges
d) examples of material that are easily charged, i.e.
acetate and polythene
e) everyday phenomena related to static electrical
charges, e.g. lightning
f) safety measures to be taken when dealing with
electrical charges, e.g. the use of lightning
conductor

1.2 Collect and interpret data on the sources of electrical A student is able to: Being thankful to God.
Understanding electricity energy used in everyday life. • give examples of sources of  Observing
electrical energy used in everyday  Communicating Being responsible about
Carry out an activity to observe the flow of electric life,  Defining the safety of oneself,
current using a Van de Graff generator and a • state what electric city is, operationally others, and environment
galvanometer. • state what voltage is,
• state what resistance is,  Observing
Discuss the following: • describe the directions of current  Communicating
a) electricity, and electron flow in an electric
b) current, circuit.  Inferring
c) voltage,  Communicating
d) resistance,
e) directions of current and electron flow in an
electric circuit.

1.4 Design and carry out an experiment to study the A student is able to:  Observing Being thankful to God
Synthesising the following : • design an experiment to study the  Communicating
relationship between a) effects of the change in resistance on current, relationship between resistance and  Defining Being responsible about
current, voltage and b) effects of the change in voltage on current, current, operationally the safety of oneself,
resistance. • carry out the experiment to study  Inferring others, and environment
Discuss the following: the relationship between resistance  Measuring and
a) relationship between voltage , current and and current, using numbers
resistance, • describe the effects of the change in  Interpreting data NOTES:
b) Ohm’s Law resistance on current,  Controlling Interpretation of graphs
• design an experiment to study the variables should be emphasized
relationship between voltage and  Hypothesizing
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current,  Experimenting
• carry out the experiment to study
the relationship between voltage
and current,
• describe the effect of the change in
voltage on current,
• state Ohm’s Law

1.5 Match the components found in an electric circuit to A student is able to: Being thankful to God.
Synthesising the concept of their symbols. • Identify the components of an electric
parallel and series circuit circuit and their symbols,  Observing Being objective.
Draw the following circuit diagrams and assemble the • Draw a diagram of a complete circuit,  Communicating
circuits: • Build a complete electric circuit,  Defining Thinking rationally.
a) a complete circuit, • Build a series circuit, operationally
b) a series circuit, • Build a parallel circuit, Being responsible about
c) a parallel circuit. • Compare and contrast the arrangement  Observing the safety of oneself,
of components in a series circuit and a  Communicating others, and environment
Discuss the similarities and differences between a parallel circuit.
series circuit and a parallel circuit with the help of NOTES.
illustrations. The five sensory organs
have been introduced in
Primary Science.

1.6 Carry out activities to study current, voltage and A student is able to:  Observing Being thankful to God.
Analysing current, voltage resistance in a series circuit. • describe the current flowing through  Communicating
and resistance in a series the components in a series circuit,  Defining Realizing that science is
circuit. Discuss the advantage and disadvantage of a series • describe the voltages across the operationally a means to understand
circuit. components in a series circuit, nature.
• describe the resistance in a series  Observing
circuit ,  Communicating Being responsible about
• explain the advantages and the the safety of oneself,
disadvantage of a series circuit.  Inferring others, and environment
 Communicating
NOTES.
The structures of the
receptors are not
required.

1.7 Carry out activities to study the current, voltage and A student is able to:
Analysing current, voltage resistance in a parallel circuit.
and resistance in a parallel • describe the current flowing through
circuit. Discuss the following: the components in a parallel circuit ,
○ advantage and disadvantage of a • describe the voltage across the
parallel circuit components in a parallel circuit.
○ similarities and differences • Describe the resistance in a parallel
between series and parallel circuit,
circuits in terms of current, voltage • Explain the advantages and the
and resistance . disadvantage of a parallel circuit ,

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• Compare and contrast a series


circuit and a parallel circuit in terms
of current , voltage and resistance.

1.8 Carry out the following activities : A student is able to: Being thankful to God
Understanding magnetism. ○ use iron fillings to study the • describe what a magnetic field is,  Observing
magnetic field of a bar magnet, • draw the magnetic field of a bar  Communicating Being responsible about
○ use compass to plot the directions magnet,  Defining the safety of oneself,
of the magnetic field. • draw the directions of the magnetic operationally others, and environment
field,
Discuss the following: • relate magnetic field lines and  Observing
a) magnetic field, strength of magnetic field,  Inferring
b) relationship between magnetic field lines and • explain the use of a magnetic in a
strength of magnetic field. compass.

Study and discuss the use of a magnet in a compass.

1.9 Carry out an activity to study the magnetic field A student is able to:
Understanding produced by a straight wire carrying electric current. • relate the current flow through a  Observing Being objective.
electromagnetism. conductor with magnetism,  Communicating
Discuss the meaning of electromagnetism and • describe what an electromagnet is. Being thankful to God.
electromagnet. • describe how we hear.
NOTES.
Observe and identify the structure of the human ear. Teacher is encouraged
to use computer
Discuss the function of each part of the ear. simulation to illustrate
the hearing mechanism.
Discuss the hearing mechanism.

LEARNING AREA : 2. GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY

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2.1 Understanding the Explore websites or visit a power station to collect and A student is able to: Having curiosity towards
generation of electrical interpret data on the following: • List the various types of generators,  Observing the environment.
energy a) various types of generators, i.e. thermal, • Describe the generation of electrical  Communicating
hydroelectric, diesel, nuclear and gas turbine, energy in various types of power Being responsible about
b) generation of electrical energy in various types of stations, the safety.
power stations, • Compare and contrast the generation of
c) alternative sources of energy, e.g. solar energy electrical energy in various types of Realising that science is
and biomass. power stations, very meant.
• Give examples of alternative sources of  Classifying
Discuss the similarities and differences in the energy. Appreciating the
generation of electrical energy in various types of  Observing contribution of S & T.
power stations.  Communicating
 Inferring

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Carry out an activity on the utilization of solar energy  Defining


using devices such as solar box or solar cell operationally
(photovoltaic cell)

2.2 Understanding Build a simple transformer and study its physical A student is able:  Observing Appreciating the
transformer structure. • Identify the different parts of a  Communicating contribution of S & T
transformer,
Carry out an activity to show the function of the simple • Describe how a transformer works,  Classifying Being systematic
transformer. • Compare and contrast a step-up
transformer and a step-down  Observing Being objective
Collect and interpret data on the working principle of a transformer,  Communicating
step-up transformer and step-down transformer. • Describe the roles of transformer in the  Defining
transmission and distribution of operationally
Discuss step-up and step-down transformer in terms electricity.
of:
a) similarities and differences
b) their uses in the transmission and distribution of
electricity

2.3 Analysing the Observe a model or a chart and discuss the electrical A student is able:  Observing
electricity transmission and transmission and distribution system which includes • Arrange in order the components in the  Communicating Appreciating the
distribution system the National Grid Network, transformer stations, switch electricity transmission and distribution  Defining contribution of S & T
zone, main sub-station and its branches. system, operationally
• Describe the functions of the Being systematic
Collect and interpret data on the National Grid Network components in the electricity
in Malaysia. transmission and distribution system, Being flexible and open-
• Describe how electricity is transmitted minded
and distributed from power stations to
consumers.

2.4 Understanding the Collect and interpret data on electrical energy supply A student is able to:
electrical supply and wiring at home. • State the value of the main voltage, Notes:
system at home • State the types of current,
Study and discuss the following: • Identify the type of electric current Types of wiring include
a) electrical wiring system at home including fuse supplied to homes, single-phase and
box, mains switch, circuit breaker, live wire, • State the types of electrical wiring, three-phase wiring
neutral wire, earth wire and electric meter, • Identify the parts in an electrical wiring
b) international colour code. system, Explain briefly when
• Describe the functions of the parts of an three-phase wiring is
Carry out an activity to: electrical wiring system, required
a) study the structure and design of a 3-pin plug, • Describe the wiring in a 3-pin plug
b) complete the wiring of a 3-pin plug.
2.5 Examine various hone appliances to collect and A student is able to: Notes:
Analysing the cost of interpret data on the power, voltage and current • State the power and voltage rating Introduce the following
electrical energy usage. ratings, of home electrical appliances formulae:
• Calculate the amount of current
Calculate the amount of current flowing through home flowing through an electrical Power =
electrical appliances. appliance: Voltage x Current

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• Recall the relationship between


Discuss the relationship between electrical energy electrical energy usage , power and P= V x I
usage, power and time time
• Solve problem by calculating the Energy (kWh) =
Carry out a home electrical energy usage audit to cost of electricity used Power (kW) x
determine the cost of electrical energy per month Time (h)

2.6 Discuss the following: A student is able to:


Understanding the a) types of fuses • identify the types of fuses
functions of fuse and earth b) ratings of fuses • state the ratings of fuses
wire c) function of fuse in electrical wiring system • describe the function of fuse in
d) the role of earth wire in electrical wiring electrical wiring system
system • determine the suitable rating of a
fuse for an electrical appliance
Carry out an activity to study the occurrence of a short • describe the role of earth wire in
circuit electrical wiring system,

Carry out activities to determine the suitable ratings of


fuses for different electrical appliances

2.7 Collect and interpret data on the following: A student is able to: Notes:
Evaluating the importance a) causes of electrical accidents, • state the safety measures to be taken
of safety precaution in the b) steps to be taken if electrical accidents occur, when using electricity. Mention the following
use of electricity c) safety features at home to prevent electrical • describe the steps to be taken when safety features:
accidents. accidents involving electricity occur, i. Miniature Circuit
• justify the need for having safety Breaker (MCB)
Discuss the need to take safety precautions when precautions and safety features at home ii. Earth Leakage
using electricity. to prevent electrical accidents. Circuit Breaker (ELCB)

2.8 Collect and interpret data about activities that cause A student is able to: Notes:
Evaluating the importance electricity wastage. • identify the activities that cause electricity
of conserving electricity wastage, Introduce energy
Discuss the ways to conserve electricity. • describe ways to conserve electricity, labeling of appliances
• justify the needs for conserving to improve energy
Carry out a project on energy efficiency. electricity, efficiency.
• predict problems our country would face
Discuss and justify the needs for conserving electricity. if there was a shortage of electricity.

Brainstorm the problems faced by the country if there


was a shortage of electricity.

THEME: ASTRONOMY AND SPACE EXPLORATION


LEARNING AREA: 1. STARS AND GALAXIES

Weeks Learning Objectives Suggested Learning Activities Learning Outcomes SPS Noble Values

1.1 Collect and interpret data on the following: A student is able to:
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Analyzing the Sun. a) Characteristics of the Sun i.e. size, mass, density • Describe the characteristics of the sun Auroras, frequently
relative to the Earth and surface temperature. • Identify the structures of the Sun. associated with flares
b) Structures of the Sun i.e the corona, • Identify the phenomena occurring on the should be introduced
chromospheres and photosphere. surface of the Sun.
c) Phenomena occurring at the surface of the Sun • Explain the effects of the phenomena on
i.e prominences, flares and sunspots. the surface of the Sun on Earth
d) Effects of the phenomena on the surface of the • State how energy is generated by the
Sun on Earth. Sun
e) Generation of energy by the Sun.

1.2 Discuss the following A student is able to:


Understanding the stars a) The definition of a star, • Define what a star is
and the galaxies in the b) The Sun as a star • Identify the Sun as a star,
Universe • Identify the bright stars in the sky
Visit the National Planetarium or National Science • Compare and contrast the stars
Centre to collect and interpret data on the following: based on certain characteristics,
a) Bright stars such as the Sirius and Rigel. • Describe the formation of stars,
b) The Sun as a star, • Describe the death of stars,
c) Various types of stars based on temperature, size • State the types of galaxies,
and brightness, • Describe the Milky Way,
d) Formation of stars, • Describe the universe,
e) Death of stars leaving behind the white dwarf, • State the position of the Solar
neutron star and the black hole, System in the Universe
f) Types of galaxies i.e. elliptical, spiral and
irregular,
g) The Milky Way,
h) The Universe

Take part in star watch activities.


View computer software or videos to gather
information about the topics in this learning area.

1.3 Write a poem or haiku about the uniqueness, A student is able to: Haiku is Japanese
Thankful for the existence orderliness, beauty and harmony of the Universe as a • Appreciate the uniqueness, poems that comprise
of the Universe as a gift sign of the glory of God. orderliness, beauty and harmony in three lines. The first
from God. the Universe as a sign of the glory and third is made up of
Discuss the following: of God. five syllables while the
a) The expanse of the universe, • Describe the expanse of the second line is made up
b) All that exists in the Universe is not permanent, Universe compared to Earth, of seven syllables. The
c) The importance of the Sun and the Moon to life • State that all that exists in the theme and message of
on Earth Universe is not permanent, the poem is often
• Explain the importance of the Sun associated with nature.
and the Moon to life on Earth.

THEME: ASTRONOMY AND SPACE EXPLORATION


LEARNING AREA : 2. SPACE EXPLORATION

Weeks Learning Objectives Suggested Learning Activities Learning Outcomes SPS Noble Values

2.1 Surf the internet, visit the Planetarium or the National A student is able to: Include the applications
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Understanding Science Centre to collect and interpret data on the • describe the developments in the field of of remote sensing e.g.
developments in the field of following: astronomy, in geology, agriculture,
astronomy and space a) developments in the field of astronomy, • describe the developments in space forestry, disaster
exploration. b) applications of technology related to space exploration, management, national
exploration and astronomy, e.g. remote sensing, • explain with examples the applications of security management
c) developments in space exploration, e.g. technology related to space exploration etc.
launching of rockets, satellites, probes as well as and astronomy,
man’s landing on the Moon. • justify the need to continue space Malaysian Centre for
exploration. Remote Sensing
Debate on the need to continue space exploration. (MACRES) is
responsible for the
Carry out a multimedia presentation on the remote sensing
developments in the field of astronomy and space projects in the country.
exploration.

Prepared by; Verified by;

………………………… …………………………………..
(Pn.Rahayu bt. Johari)
Science Teacher Form 3RKA & 3E / 2010,
SMK Lubok China,
Melaka.

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