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ANNUAL LESSON PLAN

BIOLOGY
FORM 4 2009

EXERCISES
(MINIMUM REQUIREMENT)
EXPERIMENT
W PAPE PAPER PAPE
DATE TOPIC LEARNING AREA (MINIMUM R1 2 R
EEK
REQUIREMENT) 3
OBJECTIV STRUCTUR
ESSAY Q1 Q2
E ED
05/01/
09-
1 ORIENTATION PROGRAMME
09/01/
09

12/01/ 1 1.1 Understanding the study of


09- INTRODUCTI Biology
2 15
16/01/ ON TO
09 BIOLOGY 1.2 Applying scientific
investigation
Activity 2.1 & 2.2 *
3 19/01/ 2.1 Understanding cell structure To determine the
09- and function structures found in
23/01/ 2 animal cell and
09 CELL plant cell
STRUCTURE
26/01/ AND CELL CHINESE NEW YEAR
4 09- ORGANISATI 15 2 2
30/01/ ON 2.2 Understanding cell
09 organisation
2.3 Appreciating the uniqueness
5 02/02/ of the cell
09-
06/02/
09

1
6 09/02/ 3 3.1 Analysing the movement of
09- MOVEMENT substances across the plasma
13/02/ OF membrane 2
09 SUBSTANCE
S ACROSS 3.2 Understanding the Activity 3.5: Studying 30
2
7 16/02/ THE PLASMA movement of substances the effect of 2
09- MEMBRANE across the plasma membrane hypotonic, hypertonic
20/02/ in everyday life and isotonic solutions
09 on plant cells

8 23/02/ Activity 3.6: *


09- Determining the
27/02/ concentration of an
09 external solution
which is isotonic to
the cell sap of a
plant. (page 30)

3.3 Appreciating the movement


of substances across the
plasma membrane

9 02/03/ 4.1 Understanding the chemical


09- 4 composition of the cell
06/03/ CHEMICAL 4.2 Understanding
09 COMPOSITIO carbohydrates
N OF THE 30 2 2
10 09/03/ CELL 4.3 Understanding proteins
09-
13/03/
09

MID -TERM BREAK


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2
09-
20/03/
09

12 23/03/ 4.4 Understanding lipids


09
27/03/
09 4.5 Understanding enzymes Activity 4.3:
4 Investigate the
CHEMICAL effects of
13 30/03/ COMPOSITIO temperature on the
09- N OF THE breakdown of
03/04/ CELL starch by amylase
09 (page 36-38) *
Activity 4.4 : Studying
the effect of pH on the
14 06/04/ activity of pepsin
09- (page 39-41)
10/04/
09
4.6 Realising the importance of
the chemical composition in
cells

15 13/04/ 5.1 Understanding mitosis


09-
17/04/ 5
09 CELL 30 2 2
DIVISION 5.2 Understanding meiosis
20/04/ 5.3 Appreciating the movement
09- of chromosomes during
16
24/04/ mitosis and meiosis
09

3
27/04/ 6.1 Understanding types of Activity 6.1:
09- nutrition Determining the
17
01/05/ 6.2 Applying the concept of energy value in
09 balanced diet food samples (page
04/05/ 61 – 62)*
09-
18
08/05/
09 6 6.3 Understanding malnutrition Activity 6.3:
NUTRITION 6.4 Analysing food digestion Determining the
vitamin C content in
various fruit juices
(page 65 – 66) 30 3 3 2 1

11/05/
6.5 Understanding the process
09-
of absorption and assimilation
19 15/05/
of digested food
09
6.6 Understanding of formation
of faeces and defaecation
6.7 Evaluating eating habits
6.8 Realising the importance of
a healthy digestive system

18/05/
09-
20 MID -YEAR EXAMINATION
22/05/
09
25/05/
09-
21 MID- YEAR EXAMINATION
29/05/
09
30/05/
22 & 09-
MID- YEAR BREAK
23 14/06/
09

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15/06/
09- 6.9 Understanding the
24
19/06/ importance of macronutrient
09 and micronutrient in plants
6.10 Understanding
22/06/ photosynthesis
09- 6.11 Understanding the
25 26/06/ mechanism of photosynthesis
09

6.12 Synthesising factors Activity 6.4 : To


6 affecting photosynthesis investigate the effect
NUTRITION 6.13 Practising a caring attitude of light intensity on
towards plants the rate of
photosynthesis
29/06/
09-
26 03/07/ 6.14 Understanding the Activity 6.15:
09 technology used in food Preparing a portfolio
production on the technological
6.15 Evaluating the technology development of food
development in food processing
processing (page 80)

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06/07/ 7.1 Understanding the Activity 7.2:
09- respiratory process in energy Investigating the
27 10/07/ production process of
09 7.2 Analysing the respiratory anaerobic
7 structures and breathing respiration in yeast
RESPIRATIO mechanisms in human and (page 85-87) *
30 2 2 1
N animals
13/07/
7.3 Understanding the concept Activity 7.4: Observing
09-
28 of gaseous exchange across graphics and live
17/07/
the respiratory surfaces and specimen of
09
transport of gases in human. respiratory structures
(page 80-90)

20/07/ Activity 7.6:


09- Investigating the
29 24/07/ 7.4 Understanding the regulatory differences between
09 mechanism in respiration inhaled and exhaled
air in terms of oxygen
and carbon dioxide
contents.
(page 93 – 94)
27/07/
09-
30 31/07/ 7.5 Realising the importance of
09 maintaining a healthy
respiratory system
7.6 Understanding respiration in
plants

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03/08/ 8.1 Understanding the abiotic
31 09- and biotic components of the
07/08/ environment
09
8.2 Understanding the
processes of colonisation and
10/08/ succession in an ecosystem
09-
32
14/08/
09 8.3 Synthesising ideas in Activity 8.5:
population ecology Investigating the
8 distribution of plants 30 2 2 1
DYNAMIC using the quadrat
ECOSYSTEM sampling technique
(page 111-112)
Activity 8.6:
17/08/
Estimating the
09-
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21/08/
garden snails using
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capture, mark, release
and recapture
technique
(page 113-114)

34 22/08/ MID-TERM BREAK


09-
30/08/
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35 31/08/ 8.4 Understanding the concept Activity 8.8: Collecting
09- of biodiversity stamps of local plants
04/09/ and animals (page
09 115-116)

36 07/09/
09- 8.5 Understanding the impact of
11/09/ microorganisms on life
09 8.6 Appreciating biodiversity

14/09/
09- 9.1 Evaluating human activities Activity 9.2:
37
18/09/ that endangered an Investigating the level
09 ecosystem of pollution in several
different sources of
38 21/09/ water
09- (page 128 – 129)
25/09/
09 9
ENDANGER 9.1 Evaluating human activities
28/09/ ED that endangered an 30 2 2 1
09- ECOSYSTEM ecosystem
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09
9.2 Understanding the
greenhouse effect and
thinning of the ozone layer
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9.3 Realising the importance of
09/10/
proper management of
09
development activities and
the ecosystem

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16/10/ REVISION
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42 REVISION
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43 26/10/ FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION


09-
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44 02/11/ FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION


09-
06/11/
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45 09/11/ FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION


09-
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46 16/11/ DISCUSSION OF FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION


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09- FINAL YEAR HOLIDAY
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NOTE :

* EXPERIMENTS THAT SHOULD BE CARRIED OUT FOR PeKA

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