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INTEGRATED SCIENCE

Panel Member
Ms Lau Lai Man (Panel Chair)
Mr Chong Chi Shing
Ms Law Wan Sze Cecilia
Mr Lam Ka Yee
Mr Tang Shing Lok (Lab. tech.)
Ms Hung Pui Wah (Lab. Tech.)

Curriculum Objectives

A.    Knowledge and understanding

        Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in relation to
        1. some phenomena, facts and concepts in science
        2. some scientific vocabulary and terminology
        3. spsome applications of science in society and students' everyday life

B.    Scientific method and problem solving skills

        Students will be able to
        1. ask relevant questions, suggest ideas and make predictions
        2. select and apply facts and concepts learnt to solve problems
        3. propose hypotheses and devise methods for testing them
        4. analysis data, draw conclusions and make further predictions

C.    Laboratory techniques

        Students will be able to
        1. handle apparatus and chemicals safely and properly
        2. carry out instructions for experiments
        3. observe and describe objects and experimental results accurately
        4. select appropriate apparatus and suggest experimental procedures

D.    Communication skills

        Students will be able to
        1. manipulate simple numerical and other data
        2. interpret scientific information from data presented in diagrammatic, numerical, tabular and graphical forms
        3. organize and present information in a clear and orderly manner
        4. communicate scientific ideas and values with one another

E.    Decision making skills

        Students will be able to make objective judgments based on data and arguments presented with scientific, ethical,
        economic, political and social considerations

F.    Attitude

        Students should
        1. develop curiosity and interest in science
        2. be aware of the importance of the safety of oneself and others in the laboratory and be committed to safe practices
            in daily life
        3. develop an awareness of scientific advancement and its social, economic, environmental and technological implications
        4. be willing to communicate and comment on issues related to science and respect the decisions of others
        5. show concern for the care of the environment and a willingness to contribute to it

G.    Self-directed learning skill

        Students should
        1. develop effective memorization skills, i.e. graphic organizer
        2. be aware of the importance of self-regulation through regular review on learning progress

Lesson topics

S1

1.    Introducing Science
2.    Looking at Living Things
3.    Energy
4.    The Wonderful Solvent - Water
5.    Matter as Particles

S2

1.    Living Things and Air
2.    Making Use of Electricity
3.    Space Travel
4.    Common Acids and Alkalis
5.    Sensing the Environment

Activity Record

  • Founder’s Day game stall (5/11/2016)


Demonstrating the experiment


Participants enjoyed the experiment so much

Decorating the skeleton

 

  1. Pre-S1 Information Day (3/12/2016)

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“Density Divers” Experiment: When the bottle is squeezed, the hook sinks.

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“Cloud in bottle” Experiment: Releasing the pressure quickly allows the water vapour to condense and form tiny droplets.

 

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“Growing Balloons” Experiment: When CO2 gas is released, the balloon will be blown up.

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“Conductive ink” Experiment: When the organic solvent dries up, the metal powder will be left on the paper.

 

  1. LAC in Science Activity (19/12/2016)

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Matching Game

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“Big Screen TV” Game
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Pictionary

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Setting up a BBQ fire to boil water

 

  1. “Fruitful Field Study Course” called “The Microscopic World” (16/1/2017)


Collecting flowers and documenting them.


Listening to the dissection instructions.


Collecting pollen samples from the stamen.


Using the microscope to observe a dissected flower.

 
Drawing the structure of a dissected flower.


The students’ findings were shown under the SEM.

 

  1. Experience Day (23, 24/6/2017)

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Using a clay doll to explain the concept of heat

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Burning splint test

 

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Observing onion cells under a microscope

 

  1. STEM activities (F.1 – F.3 potential students)

 
Crime Scene Investigation Lesson


Water Rocket


Home-made Lava Lamp

Mystery Bead Bottle

 

  1. HK Paper Airplane Contest 2017

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The team and their product

Preview of Activities

1.         “LAC in Science” Activity
2.         S1 Science project competition
3.         S2 Science project competition
4.         “Fruitful Field Study Course” called “The Microscopic World”
5.         Interschool Science competition: HK Paper Airplane Contest 2017
6.         Gifted education program: STEM activities (S1-S3 potential students)