Term 1

Week
Activity
2
Set personal goals for physics. Forming groups for Physics.
Recap concepts in self study topic on Sound. Create Mindmap collaboratively for the topic of sound
Homework on Sound :
3
Introduce electrostatics with a hands on activity in the lab on electrostatic charging.Discuss the electrostatics phenomena in class. Introduce big concept of field in class.
Practical : Electrostatics
Homework : Electrostatics 1
4
Discuss the electrostatics hazards and applications in class.
Homework : Electrostatics 2
5
Link Electrostatics to current electricity through questioning. Introduce concept of current and voltage.
Homework : Current electricity 1
6
Recap concepts of current and voltage and introduce concept of resistance. Introduce basic of DC circuits with online activity.
HBL (friday) :Announcement will be made on the morning, please check wiki for information.
Practical : Determine resistance of an unknown resistor.
Homework : Current electricity 2
7
Continue with DC circuits
Practical : Part 2 of HBL
Homework : DC circuit 1 and 2
8
Term 1 test : 23/2 (Sound, Electrostatics, Current Electricity)
Learn about variable resistors and input transducers through a practical. Discuss circuits with variable resistors in details during lesson.
Practical : Fuse wire and Circuit components
Homework : DC circuit 3
9
Students explore the use of CRO during a lab activity. Students learned about structure and working of CRO through online activity.
Practical : CRO
Homework : PBL : Students do PBL on practical electricity for next two weeks. Introduction of PBL to whole class.
10
Sabbatical
Mar Holiday
Work on PBL

Term 2
Week
Activity
1
Clarifying concepts related to Practical Electricity PBL
Homework : Practical Electricity
2
Introduce resolving of vector with a practical. Solve problems involving resolving of vector. Discuss rock climbing as an application of the understanding of resolving vector.
Homework : Resolving vector
Practical : forces in 2 D
3
Introduce video analysis Tracker to analyse projectile motion. Consolidate projectile motion with work problems.
Homework : Projectile motion
4
Start topic on moments with practical on finding mass of ruler. Introduce turning effects with examples and problems.
Practical : Mass of ruler
5
Continue with problem involving Principles of moments
Homework : Torque 1 & 2
6
Discuss concept of centre of gravity and stability.
Practical : Finding cg of ??
Homework : Torque 3
7
Test : 30 Apr DC circuits, Practical electricity, Resolving vector, Projectile motion
Introduce how stability is affected by various factor
Practical : Stability
Homework : Stability
8
Students work in groups to learn about a subtopic on pressure and produce video lecture(s) for peers to learn about the sub-topic.
9
Sabbatical
10
Students to run through what their friends have done, produce a concept map about the whole topic on pressure.
Homework : Pressure ; Sem1 Revision



Term 3
Week
Activity
1
Away in Australia for ASMS international science fair
2
Practical on electromagnetism
Self study on the topic on magnetism
Homework : Magnetism
3
Electromagnetism :- Students to discuss applications of electromagnet in various application
Students to prepare for presentation of the various subtopics on electromagnetism.
Magnetic field around electric current carrying conductor (Magnet) - 12 Jul
Force on a current carrying conductor in a magnetic field (Pressure) - 13 Jul
Practical : force on current carrying conductor in a magnetic field
Homework : Electromagnetism 1 & 2
4
Students to prepare for presentation of the various subtopics on electromagnetism.
Electric motor (Adiabatic) - 19 Jul

Homework : Electromagnetism 3
5
Students to prepare for presentation of the various subtopics on electromagnetism
Loudspeaker (Albedo) - 19 Jul
Homework : Electromagnetism 4
6
Test : Moments, pressure, magnetism, electromagetism 2 Aug
Practical : SPA skill 1 & 2 assessment 3 Aug
Homework : SPA skill 3 practice
7
Students to prepare for presentation of the various subtopics on electromagnetic Induction.
Electromagnetic induction (induction) - 26 Jul
Faraday's Law (Matter) - 26 Jul
Lenz's Law (Antimatter) - 26 Jul
Practical : Motor and Electromatic Induction
Homework : Electromagnetic induction 1 & 2
8
Students to prepare for presentation of the various subtopics on electromagnetic Induction.
Generators (Gravity) - 27 Jul
Transformers (Photon) - 7 Aug
Transmission of electricity (Inertia) - 14 Aug
Homework : Electromagnetic induction 3 & 4
9
Sabbatical
Homework :
2009 Sec 4 Physics Exam Papers
10
SPA skill 3 assessment - 30 Aug

Term 4

Revision.