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Unit I: Science and Technology A. How does Science and Technology Affect Our Daily Lives? 1. Making Sense of Science and Technology 2. Experimental Research Design (ERD) and Its Parts *Updates on Emerging Filipino Scientists 2. How do Scientists Help Us? 1. How a Scientist works? 2. Contributions of Scientists 3. ERD - Topic and Problem *Serendipitous Discoveries

2. Waters of Earth in Motion 3. Rivers of the Land 4. ERD-Scope and Limitation & Definition of Terms *El Nio and La Nia Effects on Ocean Movements C. How do Conditions in the Atmosphere Change? 1. Earths Ocean of Air 2. Play Safe: Breathe Clean 3. Fickle as Weather 4. ERD-Chapter 1 *Climate Map of the Philippines *Global Warming Unit III: Earths Place in the Universe A. How do we describe Planet Earth? 1. Physical Characteristics and Motions of Earth 2. Where and When 3. ERD-Chapter 2 *Earths Magnetosphere B. What do we Know about Other Heavenly Bodies? 1. Furnace in the Sky 2. The Moons and the Earth-Moon System 3. ERD-Chapter 3 A. *Solar panels

Unit II: Changes A. What Changes Occur in the Earths Lithosphere? 1. Internal Structure of the Earth 2. Movements in the Earth 3.Rock and Soil Formation 4. ERD-Significance of the Problem *Earthquake and Volcanic Map of the Philippines B. What Changes Occur in the Earths Hydrosphere? 1. The Hydrosphere: A Biogeochemical System II. METHODS OF ASSESSMENT

PASSING MARK FOR ALL TYPES OF ASSESSMENT IS 70% TRIMESTER GRADE (TG) = 1/3 PERIODICAL EXAM + Class Standing grade is divided as follows: 20% 30% 15% 20% 10% 5% Long Test (30 items minimum) Quizzes Laboratory Work Project/ERD (Experimental Research Design) Seatwork/Homework/Notebook Recitation


Rubrics for Laboratory Work: 2 points 2 points 1 point 1 point 4 points 4 points 1 point 15 points Laboratory Gown Participation/Attendance Worksheet Organization Data Answers to Questions Generalization TOTAL

III. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES All students are expected to conduct themselves in a gentlemanly manner on and off campus, abide by the schools policies and rules, be considerate to others and lead exemplary Christian lives. (LSGH, High School Dept., Student Handbook) Science 1, is a 2-unit subject, equivalent to three- 80-minute periods a week where one period is for ERD discussion. Meetings are allotted to discussions, lectures, experimental research and laboratory

experiments in Earth Science, and basic concepts in Biology, Chemistry and Physics. The subject requires students to have knowledge and comprehension of science concepts, processes and skills, and mathematical operations in preparation for highly specialized fields of science. Generally, all Science classes are guided by the following policies and procedures: A. The requirements and rules stated in the Student Handbook will be followed ALWAYS. B. Make up for tests and experiments: 1. Make up for missed quizzes will only be given to students whose absences are due to: a. official representation to on- or off-campus activities; and b. illness but should be supported by a photocopy of the medical certificate to be submitted to the Science teacher concerned. 2. Make-up for long tests missed will be a week after its actual administration. In case of long absence, the science teacher concerned will schedule a make-up on a date convenient to the teacher. 3. Make-up for experiments missed should be one week after its actual performance after class hours. ST RD 1 to 3 yr : every Friday, 2:20 4:00 p.m. th nd th 4 yr : 2 and 4 Thursdays of the month The maximum score of a make-up experiment is 13/15. Concerned students should request for make-up to the laboratory technician and fill-up the necessary Appointment/Make Up Slip. The same slip may be downloaded from the Science Yahoo group. C. In case a student loses his laboratory workbook, he is expected to buy a new one. Photocopied worksheets will not be accepted. D. In case a student does not wear the prescribed laboratory gown/goggles, he will be allowed to borrow laboratory gown/goggles from the laboratory technician before he can be allowed to perform the activity/experiment. In which case, the maximum score is 13/15. Non-compliance for the third time during the first term will be sanctioned according to Category One of Categories of Offenses and Corresponding Consequences of the Student Handbook. In the second and third terms, sanction will be given every time the laboratory gown/goggles rule is violated. E. Only laboratory reports, worksheets and homeworks handwritten by the student himself will be accepted by the teacher. F. Use of the ERD Room is scheduled every: st Monday from 3:40 to 5:00 p.m. for 1 Yr. nd Thursday from 3:40 to 5:00 p.m. for 2 Yr rd Tuesday from 3:40 to 5:00 p.m. for 3 Yr th Wednesday from 3:40 to 5:00 p.m. for 4 Yr Students are encouraged to work on group projects in school during the above-mentioned schedule. An Appointment/Make Up Slip should be accomplished and submitted to the Science teacher not later than Friday prior to the date of use. This discourages the students from doing their science projects during weekends. G. Experimental Research Design (ERD) is a requirement to all year levels and should be done as a group project. H. Deadlines should be taken seriously. IV. REQUIREMENTS A. . Notebook - minimum requirements are: 1. Big composition notebook with color-coded spine and plastic cover (A-red, B-orange, C-pink, D-violet, E-navy blue, F-yellow, G-sky blue, H-brown, I-white, J-black, K- green) 2. Attached Trimester outline with parents signature B. Textbook and Laboratory Manual/Workbook with color-coded spine and plastic cover Dynamic Science by Flores, Mingoa, Ferrer, et. al. Laboratory Manual and Workbook in Integrated Science by Ferrer, Intong, Mingoa, et. al. C. Materials: Laboratory gown with name patch sewn below the lower left shoulder, margin guide, long brown envelope containing at least 30 short bond papers, color-coded long clear book, non-programmable calculator, black or blue ballpen, sharpened pencil, colored pens, eraser, round- tipped scissors, glue or paste, footrule D. Laboratory Activities: Activity 1 Laboratory Room Activity 2 Technology All-Around Activity 3 Laboratory Apparatus Activity 4 Computer-Aided Instruction Activity on Gas Burner Activity 5 Putting Up a Controlled Set-up Activity 6 Computer-Aided Instruction Activity on Rocks Exercise 2 A Science Process Skill: Communicating Exercise 3 How to Conduct an Experiment - 1

Exercise 5 How to Conduct an Experiment - 3 Exercise 6 What Type of Battery Should I Buy? Exercise 11 Traits of Scientists Exercise 52 Earths Structure and Dimensions Exercise 53 Continental Drift Exercise 54 Plate Tectonics Exercise 55 Plate Boundaries Exercise 58 Effects of Fault Movement Exercise 59 Volcanoes Exercise 62 Earthquake Hazards Exercise 63 Landslides Exercise 67 Classification of Rocks Exercise 68 Porosity of Sandstone Exercise 69 The Rock Cycle Exercise 70 Characteristics and Composition of Soil Exercise 71 Water Currents Exercise 72 Ocean Surface Currents Exercise 73 Water Pollution Exercise 74 Some Properties of Air Exercise 75 Differences in Air Temperature Exercise 76 Length of Day and Night Exercise 77 Winds Exercise 78 Air Pollution Exercise 79 Water in the Air Exercise 80 Tropical Cyclones Exercise 82 Landforms of the Philippines Exercise 81 Climate of the Philippines Exercise 84 Locating Positions on Earth E. Projects: 1. Science Updates/Science Trend Sharing (with article mounted on short bond paper) 2. A Filipino Scientist/Inventor and Scientific Highlights of the Month 3. Pictorial Timeline of Science Encounters 4. Travel Brochure 5. CLAYGO Jingle 6. Slogan/Poster Making in Conservation of Natural Resources 7. Portfolio in long color-coded clear book with checked assessment papers like quizzes, long tests, homeworks, laboratory reports, etc. for each trimester 8. Photodocumentationof the Changes in Earth 9. Case Study: Unintentional Application of Scientific Method 10. Water-Electrical Conservation Through Monthly Bill Monitoring 11. Model Construction of Sun-Moon-Earth System F. ERD Requirements: 1. Topic Proposal 2. Chapter 1 - Introduction 3. Chapter 2 Review of Literature 4. Chapter 3 - Methodology




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