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THEME: INTRODUCING SCIENCE Learning Area: 1.

Introduction to Sciences Week 1 4/1 6/1 OPSME 4/1 6/1 Form 1 Orientation 6/1 Mesyuarat Agong Rumah Sukan 2 9/1 13/1 1.1 Understanding that science is part of everyday life. Describe examples of natural phenomena that students see around them: a) growth of human from a baby to an adult, b) fall of a ball to the ground, c) Melting of ice. Discuss the uses and benefits of Science in everyday life. Attend talks on careers in science. A student is able to: list what he sees around him that is related to science, explain the importance of science in everyday life, name some careers in science such as: a) science teachers b) doctors c) engineers d) environmental scientists Learning Objective 1.0 Understanding the meaning of each term in science. Suggested Learning Activities Introduce the term in science for example: a) Combustion b) Inhaled c) Temperature Learning Outcomes

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Learning Objective 1.2 Understanding the steps in Scientific investigation

Suggested Learning Activities Carry out a scientific investigation/experiment, e.g. To find out what affects the number of times a pendulum swings back and forth in a given time (oscillations). Students will be: a) determining what they want to find out (identifying the problem), b) making a smart guess (forming a hypothesis), c) planning how to test the hypothesis (planning the experiment. identifying the variables, determining the apparatus and materials required, Determining the procedure to carry out the experiment, method to collect and analise data.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: State the steps in a scientific investigation/experiment carry out a scientific investigation.

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d) carrying out the experiment, e) writing down what has been observed (collecting data), f) finding a meaning for what has been observed (analysing and interpreting data), g) deciding whether the hypothesis is true (making conclusions),

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1.4 Understanding the use of measuring tools.

Measure the lengths of straight lines, curves and the diameters of objects using rulers, threads and calipers. Estimate the areas of regular and irregular shapes using graph paper. Measure the volume of liquids using measuring cylinders, pipettes and burettes. Determine the volume of regular and irregular solids using the water displacement method. Measure the body temperature and the temperature of water. Discuss the right choice of tools in making measurements. Apply the above measuring skills in the context of experiments.

A student is able to: choose the right tool and measure length, estimate the area of regular and irregular shapes using graph paper, choose the right tool and measure the volume of liquid,

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choose the right tool to measure the body temperature and the temperature of a liquid, determine the volume of solid using the water displacement method.

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Learning Objective 1.5 Understanding the concept of mass.

Suggested Learning Activities Find the weights of different objects using a spring balance. Discuss weight as the pull of the earth (gravitational force) on an object. Discuss mass as quantity of matter. Find the mass of different objects using beam balance or lever balance. Discuss the difference between mass and weight.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: determine the weight of an object, explain the concept of weight, explain the concept of mass, determine the mass of an object, explain the difference between mass and weight,

10 PEKA 1 5/3 9/3 10/3-18/3 Cuti Pertengahan Penggal Pertama Apply the skills of using spring balance and beam/lever balance in the context of an experiment. apply the use of spring and beam/lever balance in the context of an experiment.

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Learning Objective 1.6 Realising the importance of standard units in everyday life.

Suggested Learning Activities Discuss the various units of measurements, e.g. units for length (foot, yard, chain, mile, meter, and kilometer), units for weight (pound, ounce, kati, tahil, gram, and kilogram). Act out a scene to show the problems caused by not using standard units e.g. buying things at the market. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using different units of measurement.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: give examples of problems that may arise if standard units are not used.

THEME: MAN AND THE VARIETY OF LIVING THINGS Learning Area: 1. Cell as a Unit of Live Week 12 26/3 30/3 31/3 Hari Anugerah Cemerlang & Mesyuarat Agong PIBG Learning Objective 1.1 Understanding cells. Suggested Learning Activities Gather information on living organisms and identify the smallest living unit that makes up the organism. Prepare slides of cheek cells and onion cells. Study the general structure of cheek cells and onion cells under a microscope using the correct procedure. Draw and label the different structures of an animal cell and a plant cell. Compare an animal cell to a plant cell. Gather information on cell structures and discuss their functions. Learning Outcomes A student is able to: identify that cell is the basic unit of living things, prepare slides following the proper procedure, use a microscope properly, identify the general structures of animal cells and plant cells, draw the general structure of an animal cell and a plant cell, label the general structure of an animal cell and a plant cell, state the function of each cell structure, state the similarities and differences between an animal cell and a plant cell.

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Learning Objective 1.2 Understanding unicellular organism and Multicellular organism.

Suggested Learning Activities Gather information about unicellular organisms and multicellular organisms. Provide students with picture cards, name cards, cards with the labels unicellular and multicellular. Students match the three cards for each organism. Observe examples of unicellular organisms and multicellular organisms under a microscope.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state the meaning of unicellular organism and multicellular organism, give examples of unicellular organism and multicellular organism.

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1.3 Understanding that cells form tissues, organs and systems in the human body.

Gather information and discuss the following: a) types of human cells, b) functions of different types of human cells.

A student is able to: name the different types of human cells, state the function of different types of human cells, arrange sequentially cell organisation from simple to complex using the terms cell, tissue, organ, system and organism.

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Suggested Learning Activities Use a graphic organiser (e.g. ladder of hierarchy) to show the hierarchy of cell organisation: cell system tissue organism organ

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Organism system organ tissue cell

1.4 Realising that humans are complex organisms.

Discuss why human beings are complex organisms.

A student is able to: explain why human beings are complex organisms.

THEME: MATTER IN NATURE Learning Area: 1. Matter Week 14 9/4 13/4 14/4 Sekolah Ganti Cuti Hari Raya Aidil Adha (Jadual Khamis) Learning Objective 1.1 Understanding that matter has mass and occupies space. Suggested Learning Activities Through activities, show that things such as book, air, water, soil and living things have mass and occupy space. Discuss what matter is. List examples of matter. Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state that things have mass and occupy space, explain what matter is, relate things and matter, carry out activities to show that air, water, soil and living things have mass and occupy space.

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1.2 Understanding the three states of matter.

Gather information and discuss a) what matter is made up of, b) what the three states of matter are. Compare the three states of matter in terms of: a) the arrangement of particles, b) the movement of particles. Simulate the arrangement and movement of particles in the three states of matter.

A student is able to: state that matter is made up of particles, state the three states of matter, state the arrangement of particles in the three states of matter, state the differences in the movement of particles in the three states of matter.

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Learning Objective 1.3 Understanding the concept of density.

Suggested Learning Activities Recall the definition of density. Through activities, find the densities of: a) objects with regular shape and objects with irregular shape, b) different liquids. Discuss why some objects and liquids float by relating to density.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: define density, explain why some objects and liquids float, solve simple problems related to density, carry out activities to explore the densities of objects and liquids.

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1.4 Appreciating the use of properties of matter in everyday life.

Gather information and discuss how: a) man uses his knowledge of different states of matter to store and transport gases and liquids, b) man uses the concept of density in making rafts, floats etc. Carry out an activity to explore the applications of the concept of floating and sinking related to density.

A student is able to: describe how man uses the different states of matter, describe how man applies the concept of density, carry out an activity to explore the applications of the concept of floating and sinking related to density.

Learning Area: 2. The Variety of Resources on Earth Week 18 7/5-11/5 Learning Objective 2.1 Knowing the different resources on earth. Suggested Learning Activities Gather information about the resources on earth, i.e. water, air, soil, minerals, fossil fuels and living things. Learning Outcomes A student is able to: list the resources on earth needed to sustain life, list the resources on earth used in everyday life.

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2.2 Understanding elements, Compounds and mixtures.

Gather information and discuss a) what elements, compounds and mixtures are, b) what metals and nonmetals are, c) examples of elements, compounds, mixtures, metals and non-metals. Compare and contrast the properties of elements, compounds and mixtures.

A student is able to: state what elements, compounds and mixtures are, give examples of elements, compounds and mixtures, state the differences between elements, compounds and mixtures,

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21 11/6-15/6 Carry out activities to compare the properties of metals and nonmetals in terms of appearance, hardness, conductivity of heat and conductivity of electricity. 22 18/6 22/6 Carry out activities to separate the components of mixtures e.g. a) mixture of iron filings and sulphur powder, b) mixture of sand and salt.

carry out activities to compare and contrast the properties of different metals and nonmetals, classify elements as metals and nonmetals based on their characteristics, give examples of metals and nonmetals, carry out activities to separate the components of a mixture.

Discuss the importance of earths resources (water, air, soil, minerals, fossil fuels and living things) to man. Draw a concept map to show the relationship between these resources to the basic needs of life. Gather information on the preservation and conservation of resources on earth. Discuss the importance of the preservation and conservation of resources on earth (e.g. recycling of paper reduces the cutting down of trees; conserving clean water prevents water shortage). Carry out a project, campaign or competition on reducing the use, reusing and recycling of materials e.g. using old unfinished exercise books as note books and collecting old newspapers.

A student is able to: explain the importance of variety of earths resources to man, state the meaning of the preservation and conservation of resources on earth, state the importance of the preservation and conservation of resources on earth, practise reducing the use, reusing and recycling of materials.

Learning Area: 3. The Air Around Us Week Learning Objective 3.1 Understanding what air is made up of. Suggested Learning Activities Gather information on: a) the composition of air, b) the percentage of nitrogen, oxygen and carbon dioxide in air. Carry out activities to show: a) the percentage of oxygen in air, b) that air contains water vapour, microorganisms and dust. PEKA 2 24 2/7-6/7 5/7 Kejohanan Balapan & Acara Padang kali-29 3.2 Understanding the properties of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Gather information on the properties of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Carry out activities to show the properties of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the following aspects: a) solubility in water, b) reaction with sodium hydroxide, c) the effect on: glowing and burning wooden splinter, litmus paper, lime water, bicarbonate indicator. Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state what air is made up of, explain why air is a mixture, state the percentage of nitrogen, oxygen and carbon dioxide in air, carry out activities to show: a) the percentage of oxygen in air, b) that air contains water vapour, microorganisms and dust.

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A student is able to: list the properties of oxygen and carbon dioxide, identify oxygen and carbon dioxide based on their properties, choose a suitable test for oxygen and carbon dioxide

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Learning Objective 3.3 Understanding that oxygen is needed in respiration.

Suggested Learning Activities Gather information and discuss respiration. Carry out an experiment to show that during respiration, living things (a) use oxygen,

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state that energy, carbon dioxide and water vapour are the products of respiration, relate that living things use oxygen and give out carbon dioxide during respiration, compare and contrast the content of oxygen in inhaled and exhaled air in humans, state that oxygen is needed for respiration, carry out an experiment to show that living things use oxygen and give out carbon dioxide during respiration.

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(b) give out carbon dioxide.

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Learning Objective 3.4 Understanding that oxygen is needed for Combustion (burning).

Suggested Learning Activities Gather information and discuss combustion. Carry out experiments to: a) show that oxygen is needed for combustion, b) investigate the effect of the size of a container on the length of time a candle burns. Carry out activity to test for the products of combustion of charcoal and candle.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state what combustion is, state that oxygen is needed for combustion, list the products of combustion, carry out experiments to investigate combustion.

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3.5 Analysing the effects of air pollution.

Gather information and discuss: a) that air pollution is, b)examples of air pollutants, c)the sources of air pollutants, d)the effects of air pollution on man and the environment, e)the steps needed to control air pollution.

A student is able to: explain what air pollution is, list examples of air pollutants, list the sources of air pollutants, describe the effects of air pollution, explain the steps needed to prevent and control air pollution.

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Suggested Learning Activities Carry out a project to study: a) air pollution in an area around the school, b) the effects of air pollution.

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3.6 Realising the importance of keeping the air clean.

Gather information and discuss: a) how life would be without clean air, b) ways to keep the air clean, c) habits that keep the air clean. Carry out an activity to show the pollutants in cigarette smoke.

A student is able to: describe how life would be without clean air, suggest ways to keep the air clean, practise habits that keep the air clean.

THEME: ENERGY Learning Area: 1. Sources of Energy Week 30 13/8 17/8 18/8-26/8 Cuti Pertengahan Penggal Kedua/ Cuti Hari Raya Aidilfitri Learning Objective 1.1 Understanding various forms and sources of energy. Suggested Learning Activities Gather information about the various forms and sources of energy, and energy changes. Discuss the sun as the primary source of energy. Carry out activity to see the change of energy change from potential to kinetic energy, e.g. a ball rolling down a slope. from kinetic to potential energy, e.g. the winding of the spring in a toy car. Learning Outcomes A student is able to: list the various forms of energy, list the various sources of energy, identify energy changes, identify the sun as the primary source of energy, carry out an activity to investigate the change of energy from potential to kinetic energy and vice versa.

Week 31 27/8 31/8

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Suggested Learning Activities Gather information and discuss the meaning of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. Carry out a project on:

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: define renewable and nonrenewable sources of energy, group the various sources of energy into renewable and nonrenewable, explain why we need to conserve energy, suggest ways to use energy efficiently.

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a) renewable and non-renewable energy sources, b) the uses of solar energy, c) the ways to increase efficient use of energy.

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1.3 Realising the importance of conserving Energy sources.

Discuss the importance of conserving energy sources. Discuss the use and management of energy sources.

A student is able to: describe the importance of conserving energy sources, explain the use and management of energy sources.

Learning Area: 2. Heat Week 33 10/9 14/9 13/9 Rescue 1005 kali-3 16/9 Hari Malaysia Learning Objective 2.1 Understanding heat as a form of energy. Suggested Learning Activities Carry out activities to show: a) the sun gives out heat, b) ways to produce heat, c) heat and temperature are not the same e.g. ask students to predict and observe how the temperatures change when hot and cold water are mixed. Discuss: a) that heat is a form of energy, b) the uses of heat in our daily life c) what temperature is, d) the difference between temperature and heat. Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state that the sun gives out heat, state other sources of heat, state that heat is a form of energy, give examples of the uses of heat, state the meaning of temperature, state the difference between heat and temperature.

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Learning Objective 2.2 Understanding heat flow and its effect.

Suggested Learning Activities Carry out activities to show that heat causes solids, liquids and gases to expand and contract. (ball and ring, mercury in thermometer and air in round bottomed flask) Carry out activities to show how heat flows by conduction, convection and radiation.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state that heat causes solids, liquids and gases to expand and contract, state that heat flows in three different ways (conduction, convection and radiation), state that heat flows from hot to cold,

35 24/9 28/9 Carry out group activities to discuss: a) natural phenomena such as land breeze, sea breeze and the warming of the earth by the sun, b) how buildings can be kept cool, c) what a heat conductor is, d) what a heat insulator is, e) the uses of heat conductors and heat insulators in daily life. Carry out an experiment to investigate the use of different materials as heat insulators.

give examples of heat flow in natural phenomena, state what a heat conductor is, state what a heat insulator is, list uses of heat conductors and heat insulators in daily life, carry out an experiment to investigate the use of different materials as heat insulators.

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Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state the change in state of matter in physical processes, explain that change in state of matter involves the absorption and release of heat, give examples of daily observations which show a change in state of matter.

2.3 Carry out activities to show the change in Analysing the effect state of matter in physical processes. of heat on matter. Discuss: (i) the effects of heat on the state of matter, (ii) examples of daily observations which show a change in state of matter.

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2.4 Applying the principle of Expansion and contraction of matter.

Discuss the use of expansion and contraction of matter in the following: a) mercury in a thermometer, b) bimetallic strip in a fire alarm, c) gaps in railway tracks, d) rollers in steel bridges. Discuss the use of the principle of expansion and contraction of matter to solve simple problems.

A student is able to: explain with examples the use of expansion and contraction of matter in daily life, apply the principle of expansion and contraction of matter in solving simple problems.

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Learning Objective 2.5 Understanding that dark, dull objects absorb and give out heat better.

Suggested Learning Activities Carry out experiments to show that: a) dark, dull objects absorb heat better than white, shiny objects, b) dark, dull objects give out heat better than white, shiny objects.

Learning Outcomes A student is able to: state that dark, dull objects absorb heat better than white, shiny objects, state that dark, dull objects give out heat better than white, shiny objects, carry out experiments to investigate heat absorption and heat release.

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2.6 Appreciating the benefits of heat flow.

Discuss and put into practice activities such as the opening of windows in the classroom or laboratory to improve air circulation.

A student is able to: put into practice the principle of heat flow to provide comfortable living.

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REVISION Paper 1 include CHAPTER 1 -CHAPTER 7

Discuss and summaries all the topics in every chapter.

A student is able to: understand all the topics in every chapter.

Paper 2 include CHAPTER 1 -CHAPTER 7

Discuss and summaries all the topics in every chapter

A student is able to: understand all the topics in every chapter.