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ANNUAL LESSON PLAN

BIOLOGY
FORM 4 2009

EXERCISES
(MINIMUM REQUIREMENT)
EXPERIMENT
WEEK DATE TOPIC LEARNING AREA PAPER PAPER PAPER
(MINIMUM REQUIREMENT)
1 2 3
OBJECTIVE STRUCTURED ESSAY Q1 Q2

05/01/09-
1 ORIENTATION PROGRAMME
09/01/09

12/01/09- 1 1.1 Understanding the study of Biology


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

6 09/02/09- 3 3.1 Analysing the movement of substances


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

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Activity 3.6: *
Determining the
concentration of an external
solution which is isotonic to
the cell sap of a plant. (page
30)

8 23/02/09- 3.3 Appreciating the movement of


27/02/09 substances across the plasma membrane

9 02/03/09- 4.1 Understanding the chemical composition


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

11 16/03/09-
MID -TERM BREAK
20/03/09

12 23/03/09 4.4 Understanding lipids


27/03/09

13 30/03/09- 4 4.5 Understanding enzymes Activity 4.3: Investigate the


03/04/09 CHEMICAL effects of temperature on the
COMPOSITION breakdown of starch by
OF THE CELL amylase (page 36-38) *
Activity 4.4 : Studying the
effect of pH on the activity of
pepsin (page 39-41)

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14 06/04/09- 4.6 Realising the importance of the chemical
10/04/09 composition in cells

15 13/04/09- 5.1 Understanding mitosis


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

6.1 Understanding types of nutrition Activity 6.1: Determining the


27/04/09- 6.2 Applying the concept of balanced diet energy value in food samples
17
01/05/09 (page 61 – 62)*

6.3 Understanding malnutrition Activity 6.3: Determining the


04/05/09-
18 6.4 Analysing food digestion vitamin C content in various
08/05/09
6 fruit juices (page 65 – 66)
NUTRITION
30 3 3 2 1
6.5 Understanding the process of absorption
and assimilation of digested food
6.6 Understanding of formation of faeces and
11/05/09-
defaecation
19 15/05/09
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

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25/05/09-
21 MID- YEAR EXAMINATION
29/05/09

22 & 30/05/09-
MID- YEAR BREAK
23 14/06/09

6.9 Understanding the importance of


macronutrient and micronutrient in
15/06/09- plants
24
19/06/09 6.10 Understanding photosynthesis
6.11 Understanding the mechanism of
photosynthesis

6 6.12 Synthesising factors affecting Activity 6.4 : To investigate the


22/06/09-
NUTRITION photosynthesis effect of light intensity on the
25 26/06/09
6.13 Practising a caring attitude towards plants rate of photosynthesis

6.14 Understanding the technology used in Activity 6.15: Preparing a


food production portfolio on the technological
29/06/09-
6.15 Evaluating the technology development in development of food
26 03/07/09
food processing processing
(page 80)

7.1 Understanding the respiratory process in Activity 7.2: Investigating the


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

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Activity 7.6: Investigating the
differences between inhaled
20/07/09- 7.4 Understanding the regulatory mechanism and exhaled air in terms of
29 24/07/09 in respiration oxygen and carbon dioxide
contents.
(page 93 – 94)

7.5 Realising the importance of maintaining a


27/07/09-
healthy respiratory system
30 31/07/09
7.6 Understanding respiration in plants

31 03/08/09- 8.1 Understanding the abiotic and biotic


07/08/09 components of the environment

8.2 Understanding the processes of


10/08/09- colonisation and succession in an
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14/08/09 ecosystem

8 30 2 2 1
8.3 Synthesising ideas in population ecology Activity 8.5: Investigating the
DYNAMIC
ECOSYSTEM distribution of plants using the
quadrat sampling technique
(page 111-112)
17/08/09- Activity 8.6: Estimating the
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21/08/09 population size of garden snails
using capture, mark, release
and recapture technique
(page 113-114)

34 22/08/09- MID-TERM BREAK


30/08/09

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

36 07/09/09- 8.5 Understanding the impact of


11/09/09 microorganisms on life
8.6 Appreciating biodiversity

9.1 Evaluating human activities that Activity 9.2: Investigating the


14/09/09- endangered an ecosystem level of pollution in several
37
18/09/09 different sources of water
(page 128 – 129)

38 21/09/09- 9.1 Evaluating human activities that


30 2 2 1
25/09/09 9 endangered an ecosystem
ENDANGERED
ECOSYSTEM
9.2 Understanding the greenhouse effect and
28/09/09-
39 thinning of the ozone layer
02/10/09

9.3 Realising the importance of proper


40 05/10/09- management of development activities
09/10/09 and the ecosystem

12/10/09-
41
16/10/09 REVISION

19/10/09-
42 REVISION
23/10/09

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43 26/10/09- FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION
30/10/09

44 02/11/09- FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION


06/11/09

45 09/11/09- FINAL YEAR EXAMINATION


13/11/09

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


20/11/09

23/11/09-
03/01//10 FINAL YEAR HOLIDAY

NOTE :

* EXPERIMENTS THAT SHOULD BE CARRIED OUT FOR PeKA

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