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This is the Basic Education Curriculum developed by the Education Department as a guide for teachers handling the subject Science. Included are the COMPETENCIES that the learners must acquire in the ...

This is the Basic Education Curriculum developed by the Education Department as a guide for teachers handling the subject Science. Included are the COMPETENCIES that the learners must acquire in the course of the session

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  • CONTENTS INTRODUCTION 3 DESCRIPTION 5 UNIT CREDIT 6 TIME ALLOTMENT 6 EXPECTANCIES 7 SCOPE AND SEQUENCE 8 SUGGESTED STRATEGIES AND MATERIALS 18 GRADING SYSTEM 19 LEARNING COMPETENCIES 20 SAMPLE LESSON PLANS 36
  • INTRODUCTION This Handbook aims to provide the general public – parents, students, researchers, and other stakeholders – an overview of the Mathematics program at the secondary level. Those in education, however, may use it as a reference for implementing the 2002 secondary education curriculum, or as a source document to inform policy and guide practice. For quick reference, the Handbook is outlined as follows: • The description defines the focus and the emphasis of the learning area as well as the language of instruction used. • The unit credit indicates the number of units assigned to a learning area computed on a 40-minute per unit credit basis and which shall be used to evaluate a student’s promotion to the next year level. • The time allotment specifies the number of minutes allocated to a learning area on a daily (or weekly, as the case may be) basis. • The expectancies refer to the general competencies that the learners are expected to demonstrate at the end of each year level. • The scope and sequence outlines the content, or the coverage of the learning area in terms of concepts or themes, as the case may be. • The suggested strategies are those that are typically employed to develop the content, build skills, and integrate learning. • The materials include those that have been approved for classroom use. The application of information and communication technology is encouraged, where available. • The grading system specifies how learning outcomes shall be evaluated and the aspects of student performance which shall be rated. • The learning competencies are the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that the students are expected to develop or acquire during the teaching-learning situations. • Lastly, sample lesson plans are provided to illustrate the mode of integration, where appropriate, the application of life skills and higher order thinking skills, the valuing process and the differentiated activities to address the learning needs of students.
  • The Handbook is designed as a practical guide and is not intended to structure the operationalization of the curriculum or impose restrictions on how the curriculum shall be implemented. Decisions on how best to teach and how learning outcomes can be achieved most successfully rest with the school principals and teachers. They know the direction they need to take and how best to get there.
  • DESCRIPTION The Science Program at the secondary level is designed to promote students’ awareness of the relevance of science in life and develop critical and creative thinking as well as skills in problem solving through the teaching of science in an outdoor environment and cooperative learning. More than the understanding of science concepts, emphasis is given on the application of these concepts to improve the environment and the quality of life. In First Year, Integrated Science builds on elementary Science, and weaves together bits of earth science, biology, chemistry and physics which flow sequentially in a more unified and meaningful pattern of study. In Second Year, the learners focus on Biology, which deals with the living world of human and non-human Biology species, human interactions and relationships with the environment, and the problems we face relative to health, reproduction and heredity, food production, resource management and conservation. In Third Year, the learners focus on Chemistry, which deals with the properties and chemical behavior of matter, Chemistry atomic structure, chemical changes, and technology affecting the environment and society.
  • UNIT CREDIT Science in all year levels shall be given 1.5 units each. TIME ALLOTMENT Science offerings in all year levels are allotted 60 minutes (1 hour) daily.
  • EXPECTANCIES The learner is expected to apply scientific knowledge, skills and values in identifying and solving problems of the environment, its conservation and in evolving better ways and means of doing things in daily living. CHEMISTRY At the end of the Third Year Science Program, the learner should be able to demonstrate understanding of the science concepts in chemistry; develop skills to know the structure, composition, properties and classification of matter and to explain different chemical processes/reactions, changes in matter/energy and its applications to daily life and a discriminating appreciation of technology. BIOLOGY At the end of the Second Year Science Program, the learner should be able to explain the interrelationship between the different biological processes; demonstrate scientific skill with competence and confidence; initiate activities in the preservation and conservation of the environment. INTEGRATED SCIENCE At the end of the First Year Science Program, the learner should be able to demonstrate understanding of basic science concepts, skills and attitudes needed to explore biology, chemistry, physics and earth science with an integrative understanding and application of these scientific disciplines .
  • SCOPE AND SEQUENCE First Year: Integrated Science I. Introduction 1. Local superstitions, beliefs and practices/ways related to science and technology 2. Scientific values in decision making and problem-solving 3. Desirable qualities of scientists 4. Contributions of outstanding Filipino and foreign scientists II. Scientific Method 1. Steps in the scientific method 1.1 Definition of problem, hypothesis, experimental design, variables, observation, conclusion, theory and law 1.2 Independent/dependent variables 1.3 Experimental/control groups 2. Precision and accuracy in data gathering 2.1 Qualitative and quantitative observations 2.2 Measurement in scientific investigations 2.3 Laboratory apparatus and equipment, their uses and precautionary measures 2.4 Measuring instruments 2.5 Significant figures in four fundamental operations 2.6 Scientific notations 2.7 Conversion of units 2.8 Masses and volumes of solids/liquids/gases 2.9 Density of solids/liquids/gases 3. Analysis of Data 3.1 Making inferences 3.2 Presentation of a set of Data 3.3 Data Interpretation III. Matter and Its Properties 1. Natural phenomena in terms of properties of matter 2. Properties, classification and composition of matter 2.1 Substances and mixtures 2.2 Matter in the environment 2.3 Law of Conservation of Mass 2.4 Atoms and molecules 3. Physical and chemical changes
  • 3.1 Examples of physical and chemical changes used in daily life 3.2 Energy involved in changes that matter undergoes IV. Living Things and Their Environment 1. Highly organized structure of living organisms 1.1 Important characteristics of living organisms 1.2 Cell as fundamental unit of structure of living organism 1.3 Basic parts of a typical plant cell and animal cell and their functions 2. Interactions between living and non-living things 2.1 Ecological system 2.2 Food Chain and Food Web 2.3 Flow of matter and energy in an ecosystem 3. Interrelationships among organisms and between organisms and their environment 3.1 Effect of population size/density on food, space and relationship among organisms 4. Maintenance/Restoration of the integrity/balance of an ecosystem 4.1 Importance of natural resources 4.2 Conservation of soil, forest, wildlife V. Changes in the Environment 1. Resources of the earth 1.1 Raw materials from land, air and water 1.2 Processes on how raw materials become finished products 2. Hydrosphere 2.1 Density currents and upward movements of nutrients 2.2 River formation and its effects on the environment 2.3 Evidences of natural pollution in bodies of water 3. Atmosphere 3.1 Weather and Climate 3.2 Weather changes and periodic patterns 3.3 Monsoon winds 3.4 Weather prediction 4. Precautionary measures in cases of typhoon, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions 5. Lithosphere 5.1 Theories of continental drift, sea floor spreading and plate tectonics 5.2 Formation of mountains 5.3 Geological structure 5.4 Rock formation 5.5 Types of rocks 5.6 Weathering 5.7 Soil transfer
  • VI. The Earth and Its Neighbors 1. Physical features of planet earth 2. Effects of earth’s motion 2.1 Different motions of the earth 2.2 Day and night, seasonal changes 3. Moon-earth system 3.1 Tides and Eclipses 4. Other members of the Solar system 4.1 Composition of the solar system 4.2 Size, distance and characteristics of the planets of the solar system 4.3 Comets and meteors 5. Beyond the Solar system 5.1 Star map and constellations 5.2 Characteristics of stars and other heavenly bodies 5.3 Birth and death of a star 5.4 Star clusters, galaxies and other celestial formation VII. Force, Work and Energy 1. Interaction of matter 1.1 Conceptual meaning of force 1.2 Contact and non-contact forces 1.3 Gravitational, magnetic, electric and nuclear forces 1.4 Effects of forces in matter 1.5 Work and its operational definition 1.6 Work done in different situations 1.7 Different kinds of simple machines and their uses 1.8 Work done using simple machines 2. Energy, its forms and transformation 2.1 Different forms of energy 2.2 Transformations of energy 3. Energy resources 3.1 Sources of energy in the Philippines 3.2 Conventional and non conventional sources of energy 4. Understanding energy problems 4.1 Current energy problems 4.2 Solutions to energy problems 4.3 Local resources 4.4 Energy technology 5. Importance of using energy wisely
  • Second Year: BIOLOGY I. Introduction 1. Nature of biology as a science of life 1.1 Unifying ideas in biology 2. Biological concepts as applied in technology 2.1 Implications and responsibilities of any biotechnology 3. Contributions of Filipino and foreign scientists in Biology 3.1 Contributions of Filipino and foreign scientists in the field of biology and biotechnology 4. The compound microscope 4.1 Parts of the compound microscope 4.2 Special tools in research and technology II. Ecosystem 1. Similarities and differences of ecosystems 1.1 Natural and man-made ecosystems 1.2 Managed and unmanaged ecosystems 2. Man’s role in maintaining balance in nature 2.1 Environmental issues 2.2 Prevention of ecological problems III. Cell Structure and Function 1. The Cell- a highly organized structure 1.1 Parts of the cell 1.2 Plant cells and animal cells 1.3 Unicellular and multicellular organisms 1.4 Prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells 2. Discoveries on cellular structures and functions that have led to useful technologies 2.1 Activities of cell organelles used to promote food production and health 3. Cellular exchange of materials with the environment 3.1 Osmosis and diffusion 3.2 Active and passive transport 3.3 Phagocytosis and exocytosis IV. Biodiversity 1. Diverse forms of living things 1.1 Distinguishing characteristics of organisms 1.2 Common viruses and their effects on host cells
  • 2. Potential value of organisms 2.1 Economic importance of organisms 2.2 Conserving economically important organisms V. Evolution 1. Theories of evolution 1.1 Darwin’s theory of evolution 1.2 Lamarck’s theory of evolution 2. Direct and indirect evidences of evolution 2.1 Distinguishing direct from indirect evidence of evolution 2.2 Indirect evidences of shared ancestry 3. Evolutionary pattern in plants, animals and human beings 3.1 Factors affecting the pattern of evolution in some plants, animals and human beings 3.2 Effects of some technologies on the evolution of organisms VI. Life Energy 1. Understanding how organisms obtain energy 1.1 Cell part involved in obtaining energy 1.2 Energy location and function of chlorophyll pigments 1.3 Requirements of photosynthesis 1.4 Light and dark reactions of photosynthesis 1.5 Characteristics of plants that make them efficient producers 1.6 Role of green plants as energy suppliers 1.7 Scientific explanations behind farming practices 2. Understanding how organisms produce energy 2.1 Cell part involved in producing energy 2.2 Requirements of cellular respiration 2.3 Stages of cellular respiration 2.4 Interdependency of living things for important gases through oxygen-carbon dioxide cycles VII. Organ Systems 1. Interaction of cells, tissues, organ systems in maintaining the life of an organism 1.1 Coordinated functions of cells, tissues, organ systems in maintaining the life of plants, animals and human beings 1.2 Necessity of an organized system for proper growth development and survival of the organism 1.3 Importance of the body systems in the overall functioning of the organism 2. Anatomy and physiology of plants and animals 2.1 Parts and functions of the different organ systems
  • 2.2 Requirements of plants for growth 2.3 Absorption and transportation of materials and water in plants 3. Human anatomy and physiology 3.1 Parts and functions of the different organ systems 3.2 Parts of the different organs systems in the human body 3.3 Functions of the different organ systems 4. Technologies that help defective organ systems function properly 4.1 Identifying technologies that help scientific defective organ system function properly VIII. Reproduction 1. Importance of cell division 1.1 Cell cycle 1.2 Explaining mitosis and meiosis 1.3 Differentiating mitosis from meiosis 2. Cellular reproduction among plants, animals and human beings 2.1 Sexual and asexual reproduction in a variety of organisms 3. Human Reproduction 3.1 Parts and functions of the human reproductive system 3.2 Stages of development of the fertilized embryo and fetus 4. Problems and issues related to fertility and population growth 4.1 Analyzing some problems on fertility 4.2 Ways of planning population growth 5. Ill effects of human sexually transmitted diseases 5.1 Risks of contamination to various sexually transmitted diseases specially AIDS IX. Genetics 1. Chromosomal basis of inheritance and the role of DNA as a blue print of life 1.1 Explaining the chromosomal basis of inheritance 1.2 Importance of DNA in the transmission of traits 2. Fundamental role of chromosomes and genes in hereditary variations 2.1 Discussing how chromosomes and genes are related to each other 3. Mendelian Principles of Heredity 3.1 Mendel’s experiment on garden peas illustrating Mendelian Principle’s of Inheritance 3.2 Traits that follow Mendelian patterns of heredity 3.3 Solving monohybrid crosses given the phenotypes and genotypes of parents 4. Non Mendelian Patterns of Heredity 4.1 Inferring that certain traits do not always follow the Mendelian Principles of Heredity 5. Different chromosomal aberrations 5.1 Explaining how mutation occurs 6. Issues concerning advanced technologies in genetics
  • 6.1 Effects of genetic engineering 6.2 Genetically Modified Organisms or Food 6.3 Problems concerning cloning and gene splicing THIRD YEAR: CHEMISTRY I. Introduction 1. Importance of Chemistry 1.1 Importance of Chemistry to daily life Role of Chemistry in society and industry 1.2 Contributions of Chemistry to other sciences 1.3 Different tasks of a chemist 2. Achievements of Filipino and foreign scientists in chemistry and related technology 2.1 Researches in Chemistry conducted by Filipino scientists 2.2 Contributions of Filipino and foreign scientists in the field of chemical technology 3. Different apparatus used in a Chemistry laboratory 3.1 Uses of the different apparatus’ in a Chemistry laboratory 3.2 Safety precautions to be observed in a Chemistry laboratory 4. Mathematical concepts in Chemistry 4.1 Significant figures 4.2 Mathematical concepts in problem solving using scientific notation 4.3 Conversion in length, volume, temperature, pressure, etc. 4.4 Basic concept of a mole II. Classifying matter 1. Identification of different chemical systems 1.1 Homogeneous and heterogeneous systems 1.2 Differences between pure substances and mixtures 1.3 Types of mixtures 1.4 Differences between elements and compounds 1.5 Classification of elements as metals and non-metals 1.6 Classification of compounds whether acid, base or salts 1.7 Classifications of compounds whether organic or inorganic substances 2. Elements and compounds in daily life 2.1 Basic elements and compounds present in daily life 2.2 Elements and compounds used in industries which are vital to our national economy 3. Techniques in preparing, separating and purifying matter 3.1 Methods of separation of mixtures 3.2 Preparation of useful mixtures 3.3 Separation of components of a mixture 3.4 Recovery of useful chemicals
  • III. Solutions 1. Properties of solutions 1.1 Types of solutions 1.2 How the dissolving process occurs 1.3 Relationship between the dissolving process and energy changes involved in the process 1.4 Saturated, supersaturated and unsaturated solutions 1.5 Factors affecting solubility 1.6 Colligative properties 1.7 Relationship between the mole concept and concentration of solutions 1.8 Problems on concentration of solutions (% by volume, molarity, molality, normality, mole fraction, etc.) 2. Solutions and the environment 2.1 Importance of colligative properties of solutions to daily life 2.2 Water pollution in relation to solutions 2.3 Importance of electrolyte balance in the body IV. Colloids 1. Properties, preparation and uses of colloids 1.1 Classification of colloids 1.2 Properties of colloids and their behavior 1.3 Methods and principles involved in purification of colloids 1.4 Preparation of useful colloids 2. Importance of colloids to daily life 2.1 Colloids in technology 2.2 Importance of colloids to daily life 2.3 Biological and environmental impact of colloids 2.4 Gas mixtures and air pollution V. Gases 1. Behavior of gases 1.1 Properties and behavior of gases based on Kinetic Molecular Theory 1.2 Relationship among molecular interactions, boiling points, vapor pressure and phases of matter 1.3 Diffusion of gases 1.4 Relationship between rate of diffusion and the molecular mass of a substance 1.5 Boyle’s law 1.6 Charles’ law 1.7 Relationship between concept of a mole and volume of gases 1.8 Variables that describe the state of gases (P, T, V, n…)
  • 2. Problem solving using mathematical calculations 2.1 Boyle’s, Charles’ Avogadro’s, and Dalton’s law of partial pressure , 3. Gas law principles and common household technologies 3.1 Storage of gases and volatile liquids 3.2 Application of gas laws in daily occurrences 3.3 Technologies involved pressure cooker, refrigerators, bicycle pump, generators, etc. 3.4 Properties of gases and air pollution VI. Inside the Atom 1. Scientists involved in the early development of the atomic theory 1.1 Significance of the contributions of early scientists in the development of the atomic theory 1.2 Radioactive elements in the treatment of diseases 2. The structure of the atom 2.1 Dalton’s atomic theory 2.2 Law of chemical changes and Dalton’s atomic theory 2.3 Cathode ray and the atom 2.4 Rutherford’s experiment 2.5 The subatomic particles 2.6 Number of protons, number of neutrons and number of electrons present in an atom/ion 2.7 Relationship between atomic mass and isotopes 2.8 Electrons in definite energy levels 2.9 Properties of atoms and their valence electrons VII. Order among elements 1. Properties of elements based on the periodic table 1.1 Chemical symbols of elements 1.2 The arrangement of elements in the periodic table 1.3 Chemical behavior of elements in the periodic table 1.4 Relationship of group number of the element and the valence electrons of the elements 1.5 Trends in the periodic table 2. Properties of elements and their uses in technology 2.1 Properties and uses of elements 2.2 Properties of elements, its application to modern technology and its effect to the environment 2.3 Importance of alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals in the human body VIII. Ties that chemically bind 1. How atoms combine 1.1 Formation of ionic, covalent and metallic bonds 1.2 Type of bond formed between two elements and their position in the periodic table
  • 1.3 Electronegativity values and type of bond formed 1.4 Chemical formula of covalent and ionic compounds 1.5 Molecular and empirical formula 1.6 Polar and non-polar bonds 1.7 Forces of attraction between molecules 2. Chemical bonds in relation to the properties and uses of compounds 2.1 Biological importance of ions in the human body and the environment 2.2 Properties of metals and the type of bond formed IX. Changes in matter 1. Practical applications of chemical/phase changes 1.1 Practical applications of phase/chemical changes in the homes, community and industry 1.2 Importance of these applications in technologies that help improve the quality of life 1.3 Evidences of a chemical reaction 2. Laws governing chemical changes 2.1 Solving for the number of moles given mass of a compound or vice versa 2.2 Chemical formula of compounds given the mass ratio and the atomic masses of elements present 2.3 Law of conservation of mass 2.4 Mole concept to determine the % composition of a compound 3. Chemical equations 3.1 Types of reactions 3.2 Information gathered from a balanced equation 3.3 Identification of type of reaction involved given a balanced equation 3.4 Chemical reactions involved in soap making and car batteries X. Change, energy and time 1. How chemical reactions occur 1.1 Exothermic and endothermic reactions 1.2 Factors affecting rates of chemical reactions 1.3 Chemical reaction in decay of foods, growth of plants, digestion of food, etc 2. Importance of controlling rates of reactions in technology 2.1 Scientific principle behind commercial and industrial products using heat of reactions 2.2 Application of factors affecting rates of reactions in food preservation, fire control, pollution, corrosion and materials production, etc.
  • SUGGESTED STRATEGIES AND MATERIALS A. Suggested Strategies 1. Discovery Learning It is the hands-on and experiential learning that requires a teacher’s full knowledge of content, pedagogy and child development to create an environment in which new learnings are related to what has come before and to that which will follow. Processes for discovery learning: a. Exploration b. Concept Introduction c. Concept Application 2. Process Skills Development It is the development of very different but important skills used in a classroom learning environment that has discovery learnings as its central focus. These skills are: a. Observing b. Using space/time relationship c. Using numbers d. Classifying e. Measuring f. Communicating g. Predicting h. Inferring Integrated Process Development a. Controlling variables b. Interpreting data c Formulating hypotheses d. Defining operationally e. Experimenting 3. Teaching science in an outdoor environment Science is taught with the use of the things or materials present in the environment. 4. Cooperative Learning Science students work together in small groups to learn academic and interpersonal skills. It fosters academic, personal and social success to all students. B. Materials All DepEd approved Textbooks/Teachers’ Manual
  • GRADING SYSTEM Herewith is the basis for grading in Science: PERIODICAL TEST 25% LABORATORY WORK 25% ORAL DISCOURSE 15% QUIZZES 15% PROJECT 10% HOMEWORK/JOURNAL WRITING 10% TOTAL 100%
  • LEARNING COMPETENCIES First Year: INTEGRATED SCIENCE Specific Competencies After undergoing the first year Science Program, the learner shall have developed the following competencies: I. Introduction 1. Relate how science and technology affect mans’ belief, practices, and ways of thinking 1.1 Cite local superstitions, beliefs and practices/ways of thinking that are related to science and technology 1.2 Cite examples of how science and technology influences our lives 1.3 Discuss the importance of scientific values in decision making and problem-solving in daily life 2. Appreciate the contributions to science and technology of outstanding Filipino and foreign scientists 2.1 Identify the desirable qualities of scientists 2.2 Cite contributions made by outstanding Filipino and foreign scientists II. Scientific Method 1. Apply processes of science in solving daily life problems 1.1 Discuss steps in the scientific method 1.1.1 Define: problem, hypothesis, experimental design, variables, observation, conclusion, theory and law. 1.1.2 Differentiate between independent and dependent variables. 1.1.3 Compare and contrast experimental and control groups. 1.2 Gather data with precision and accuracy 1.2.1 Make specific observations on particular events. 1.2.2 Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative observations. 1.2.3 Cite the importance of measurement in scientific investigations 1.2.4 Enumerate some apparatus, their uses and safety precautions in the laboratory 1.2.5 Use measuring instruments such as balance, ruler, meter stick, stopwatch, graduated cylinder, thermometer, spring balance, etc. with precision and accuracy. 1.2.6 Apply significant figures in four fundamental operations
  • 1.2.7 Express quantities in scientific notation 1.2.8 Convert from one unit to another using factor label method 1.2.9 Measure masses and volumes of solids / liquids / gases 1.2.10 Solve density of solids / liquids / gases and cite its implications to daily life 1.3 Analyze data to come up with a scientific conclusion 1.3.1 Make inferences from recorded observations 1.3.2 Use diagrams/charts/graphs in the presentation of a set of data 1.3.3 Interpret data in a table or graph (pie, line, bar) 2. Recognize the role of scientific investigations in gathering scientific knowledge 2.1 Discuss recent scientific investigations (researches) that have enriched our scientific knowledge. III. Matter and Its Properties 1. Understand some natural phenomena in terms of properties of matter 1.1 Illustrate by examples the following: • diffusion of gases • capillarity • surface tension 2. Demonstrate understanding of the properties, classification and composition of matter 2.1 Differentiate substances from mixtures 2.2 Identify matter in the environment in terms of their properties (e.g. density, etc.) 2.3 Illustrate the law of conservation of mass in different situations 2.4 Infer that matter is made up of atoms and molecules 2.5 Use models to describe atoms and molecules 3. Demonstrate awareness and understanding of physical and chemical changes 3.1 Give examples on how physical and chemical changes are used in daily life 3.2 Investigate how energy is involved in changes that matter undergoes IV. Living Things And Their Environment 1. Understand the highly organized structure of living organisms 1.1 Identify important characteristics of living organisms 1.2 Discuss the cells as the fundamental unit of structure of living organisms 1.3 Cite basic parts of a typical plant cell and animal cell and their functions 2. Understand the interactions between living and non-living things 2.1 Explain what makes and ecological system
  • 2.2 Differentiate between food chain and food web 2.3 Illustrate the flow of matter and energy in an ecosystem 3. Show how man disturbs the interrelationship among organisms and between organisms and their environment 3.1 Discuss the effect of population size/density on food, space and relationships among organisms 4. Show how man maintains/restores the integrity/balance of an ecosystem 4.1 Discuss how natural resources can be used wisely 4.2 Explain conservation of soil, forest, wild life, water and air V. Changes in the Environment 1. Understand the resources of the earth (land, air, water) 1.1 Enumerate raw materials obtained from land, air and water 1.2 Discuss some processes on how raw materials become finished products 1.3 Explain how technology can reduce pollution 2. Demonstrate understanding of the hydrosphere 2.1 Differentiate density currents and upward movements of nutrients 2.2 Discuss the stages in river formation and its effects on the environment 2.3 Cite evidences of natural pollution in bodies of water 3. Demonstrate understanding of the atmosphere 3.1 Infer that weather changes and climate are affected by changes in the environment 3.2 Keep a record of weather changes and determine periodic patterns 3.3 Apply the principle of convention current to explain monsoon winds 3.4 Predict the weather based on some data patterns 3.5 Show preparedness in case of typhoon and other weather disturbances. 4. Demonstrate understanding of the changes in the lithosphere 4.1 Cite evidences supporting the theories of continental drift, sea floor spreading and plate tectonics 4.2 Discuss how folding and faulting rocks form mountains 4.3 Infer origin of a place, given the present geological structure 4.4 Discuss rock formation 4.5 Collect and identify types of rocks and the minerals found in them 4.6 Give examples of minerals found in the locality and in the country 4.7 Trace soil formation from rocks (weathering) 4.8 Discuss how soil is transferred to other places by different means
  • 4.9 Suggest precautionary measures in cases of earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, etc. VI. The Earth and Its Neighbors 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the physical features of the planet earth 1.1 Discuss distance of the earth from the sun, its size, shape, age, inclination, density and other properties 2. Understand the effects of earth’s motions 2.1 Demonstrate the different motions of the earth using a model 2.2 Discuss the phenomena that result from the different motions of the earth (day and night, seasonal changes) 3. Develop awareness and understanding of the different phenomena related to the moon-earth system 3.1 Discuss how tides and eclipses occur 3.2 Cite situation/s how these affect people’s lives 3.3 Discuss safety precautions in observing partial eclipses 4. Demonstrate understanding of the other members of the solar system 4.1 Describe the composition of the solar system 4.2 Compare the planets as to size, distance from the sun and other characteristics 4.3 Describe the minor members of the solar system (comets and meteors) 5. Show understanding of what lies beyond the solar system 5.1 Construct a simple star map and constellarium for finding direction 5.2 Discuss how scientists study the characteristics of stars and other heavenly bodies 5.3 Trace the changes that happen from birth to death of a star and how they will affect the earth 5.4 Distinguish star clusters, galaxies and other celestial formations and discuss their implications VII. Force, Work and Energy 1. Understand how matter interact and affect other matter 1.1 Understand the conceptual meaning of force 1.2 Distinguish between contact and non-contact force 1.3 Differentiate among gravitational, magnetic, electric and nuclear forces 1.4 Identify the effects of forces on matter: change in speed and direction
  • 1.5 Understand work and its operational definition 1.6 Compute work done on different situations 1.7 Identify the different kinds of simple machines and their uses. 1.8 Compare work done using simple machines 2. Demonstrate understanding of energy, its forms and transformations 2.1 Differentiate the forms of energy 2.2 Illustrate the transformation of energy from one form to another 2.3 Analyze how energy is transferred from one system to another 3. Appreciate the fact that our country is blessed with abundant energy resources 3.1 Identify sources of energy in the Philippines 3.2 Compare the significance of using conventional and non-conventional sources of energy 4. Show awareness and understanding of energy problems 4.1 Discuss the current energy problems 4.2 Present possible solutions to energy problems 4.3 Investigate some local resources that may be a substitute energy source 4.4 Evaluate the energy technology appropriate in the community given criteria 5. Appreciate the importance of using the energy wisely 5.1 Discuss/practice wise use of energy Values Integration in Integrated Science 1. Spirit of gratitude 2. Positive attitudes/behavior 3. Resourcefulness and creativeness 4. Cooperation and patience 5. Importance of accuracy and precision 6. Intellectual honesty/respect 7. Recognition of individual differences 8. Value of sensitivity 9. Active participation in the community 10. Restoration/Maintenance of a balanced ecosystem 11. Vigilance, awareness and open mindedness 12. Proper waste disposal/hygiene 13. Value of family solidarity 14. Moral responsibility
  • Second Year: BIOLOGY Specific Competencies After undergoing the Second Year Science & Technology Program, the learner shall have developed the following competencies: I. Introduction 1. Understand the nature of biology as a science of life 1.1 Identify the unifying ideas in biology 1.2 Explain the different life processes 1.3 Design simple experiments following the scientific method 2. Understand biological concepts as applied in technology 2.1 Explain biological concepts in given technology 2.2 Assess the implications and responsibility of any biotechnology 3. Appreciate the contributions of Filipino and foreign scientists in the development of biology and biotechnology 3.1 Describe the contributions of Filipino and foreign scientists in the field of biology and biotechnology 4. Know how to operate the compound microscope 4.1 Identify the parts of the compound microscope 4.2 Give uses of the compound microscope 4.3 Name the special tools in research and technology II. Ecosystem 1. Be aware of the similarities and differences of ecosystems 1.1 Differentiate natural from man-made ecosystems 1.2 Identify plant and animal life in controlled (managed) and uncontrolled (unmanaged) ecosystems 2. Understand man’s role in maintaining balance in nature 2.1 Analyze the different environmental issues relevant to the community 2.2 Suggest ways of minimizing or preventing ecological problems
  • III. Cell Structure and Function 1. Appreciate the cell as a highly organized structure 1.1 Identify the different parts of the cell 1.2 Differentiate plant cells from animal cells 1.3 Differentiate unicellular organisms from multicellular organisms 1.4 Differentiate prokaryotic from eukaryotic cells 2. Understand how discoveries on cellular structures and functions have led to useful technologies 2.1 Point out that the activities of certain cell organelles are used to promote food production and health 3. Appreciate cellular exchange of materials with the environment 3.1 Explain how osmosis is related to diffusion 3.2 Distinguish between active and passive transport 3.3 Differentiate phagocytosis from exocytosis IV. Biodiversity 1. Appreciate the existence of diverse forms of living things 1.1 Describe the distinguishing characters of the different groups of organisms 1.2 Describe some common viruses and their effects on host cells 2. Be aware of the potential value of organisms 2.1 Evaluate the economic importance of organisms 2.2 Propose ways to conserve economically important organisms V. Evolution 1. Understand the theories of evolution 1.1 Explain Darwin’s theory of evolution 1.2 Differentiate Lamarck’s theory of evolution from Darwin’s theory 2. Discuss the direct and indirect evidences for evolution 2.1 Distinguish between direct and indirect evidence for evolution 2.2 Describe some indirect evidences of shared ancestry 3. Analyze the pattern of evolution in plants, animals and human beings 3.1 Give some factors that affect the pattern of evolution in some plants, animals and human beings 3.2 Discuss the effects of some technologies on the evolution of organisms
  • VI. Life Energy 1. Understand how organisms obtain energy 1.1 Describe the cell part involved in obtaining energy 1.2 Describe the energy location and function of chlorophyll pigments 1.3 State the requirements of photosynthesis 1.4 Explain light and dark reactions of photosynthesis 1.5 Identify the characteristics of plants that make them efficient producers 1.6 Analyze the role of green plants as energy supplier to the ecosystem 1.7 Give scientific explanations behind farming practices 2. Understand how organisms produce energy 2.1 Describe the cell part involved in producing energy 2.2 State the requirements of cellular respiration 2.3 Explain the stages of cellular respiration 2.4 Evaluate the importance of the interdependency of living things for important gases through oxygen-carbon dioxide cycles VII. Organ Systems 1. Understand the interaction of cells, tissues, organs an systems I in maintaining the life of an organism 1.1 Illustrate the coordinated functions of cells, tissues, organ systems in maintaining the life of plants, animals and human beings 1.2 Recognize the necessity of an organized system for proper growth development and survival of the organism 1.3 Assess the importance of each of the body systems in the overall functioning of the organism 2. Understand the anatomy and physiology of plants and animals 2.1 Describe the parts and functions of the different organ systems in plants 2.2 State requirements of plants for growth 2.3 Illustrate how materials and water are absorbed and transported in plants. 3. Understand human anatomy and physiology 3.1 Describe the parts and functions of the different organ systems 3.2 Identify the parts of the different organ systems in the human body 3.3 Give the functions of the different organ systems 4. Appreciate the technologies that help defective organ systems functions properly 4.1 Identify the technologies that help the scientific defective organ system function properly
  • VIII. Reproduction 1. Understand and appreciate the importance of cell division 1.1 Describe the cell cycle 1.2 Explain mitosis and meiosis 1.3 Differentiate mitosis from meiosis 2. Recognize cellular reproduction among plants, animals and human beings 2.1 Differentiate sexual from asexual reproduction in a variety of organisms 3. Understand the process of human Reproduction 3.1 Identify the parts and function of the human reproductive system 3.2 Describe the stages of development of the fertilized embryo and fetus 4. Know the problems and issues related to fertility and population growth 4.1 Analyze some problems on fertility 4.2 Suggest ways of planning population growth 5. Demonstrate understanding of the ill effects of human sexually transmitted diseases 5.1 Identify the risks of contamination to various sexually transmitted diseases specially AIDS IX. Genetics 1. Understand the chromosomal basis of inheritance and the role of DNA as a blue print of life 1.1 Explain the chromosomal basis of inheritance 1.2 Give the importance of DNA in the transmission of traits 2. Understand the fundamental role of chromosomes and genes in hereditary variations 2.1 Discuss how chromosomes and genes are related to each other 3. Demonstrate understanding of the Mendelian Principles of heredity 3.1 Analyze Mendel’s experiment on garden peas to illustrate Mendelian principles of inheritance 3.2 Identify the traits that follow Mendelian patterns of heredity 3.3 Solve monohybrid crosses given the phenotypes and genotypes of parents 4. Explain the Non Mendelian patterns of heredity 4.1 Infer that certain traits do not always follow the Mendelian principles of heredity 5. Understand the different chromosomal aberrations 5.1 Explain how mutation occurs
  • 6. Cite some pressing issues concerning advanced technologies in genetics 6.1 Analyze the effects of genetic engineering 6.2 Explain what Genetically Modified Organisms or Food are 6.3 Analyze some problems concerning cloning and gene splicing 7. Analyze the pattern of evolution in plants, animals and human beings 7.1 Give some factors that affect the pattern of evolution in some plants, animals and human beings 7.2 Discuss the effects of some technologies on the evolution of organisms Values Integration in Biology 1. Exercise traits of honesty, prudence and cooperation 2. Make correct ethical judgment or decisions 3. Demonstrate open mindedness and respect for the ideas of others 4. Realize the value of sincerity 5. Promote a sense of responsibility 6. Realize the value of patience 7. Appreciate the value of being systematic 8. Appreciate the value of curiosity and orderliness 9. Consider the value of flexibility 10. Consider moral and social implications
  • Third Year: CHEMISTRY Specific Competencies After undergoing the Third Year Science Program, the learner shall have developed the following competencies: I. Introduction 1. Appreciate the importance of Chemistry to daily life 1.1 Relate the importance of Chemistry to daily life 1.2 Describe the role of Chemistry to society and industry 1.3 Cite contributions of Chemistry to other sciences like medicine, nursing, nutrition, psychology, etc. 1.4 Enumerate the different tasks of a chemist 2. Appreciate the achievements of Filipino and foreign scientists in the development of chemistry and related technology 2.1 Give examples and discuss researches conducted by Filipino scientists which find applications in chemistry 2.2 Cite contributions of Filipino and foreign scientists in the field of chemical technology 3. Appreciate and understand the uses of the different apparatus used in a chemistry laboratory 3.1 Identify and give the uses of some important apparatus used in chemistry laboratory 3.2 Enumerate and explain the safety precautions to be observed in a chemistry laboratory 4. Demonstrate understanding of mathematical concepts in chemistry 4.1 Recognize the importance of significant figures in scientific calculations 4.2 Identify the different mathematical concepts involved in solving problems using scientific notation 4.3 Solve problems involving conversions in length, volume, temperature, pressure, etc. 4.4 State and explain the basic concept of a mole II. Classifying Matter 1. Demonstrate skill in identifying chemical systems and classification of matter 1.1 Differentiate between homogenous and heterogeneous systems 1.2 Name and give examples of pure substances and mixtures 1.3 Enumerate and describe three (3) types of mixtures 1.4 Operationally differentiate between elements and compounds 1.5 Classify elements as metals or non-metals based on their properties
  • 1.6 Detect compounds whether acids, bases and salts, using indicators 1.7 Group compounds into organic and inorganic substances using formulas 2. Appreciate understanding of elements and compounds present in daily life 2.1 Cite elements and compounds which are basic to our daily existence like building components of teeth and bones; food preparations and medicines 2.2 Identify elements and compounds used in industries which are vital to the national economy 3. Demonstrate simple techniques in preparing, separating and purifying matter 3.1 Discuss different methods of separating mixtures 3.2 Prepare useful mixtures from easily available resources in the Community 3.3 Separate the components of a mixture 3.4 Recover useful chemicals/materials as a result of the separation of mixtures III. Solutions 1. Gain understanding of solutions 1.1 Identify types of solutions 1.2 Describe the changes that occur in the dissolving process substances 1.3 Relate the changes that accompany this process to energy changes and molecular interactions 1.4 Enumerate and explain the difference among saturated, unsaturated and supersaturated solutions 1.5 Explain the factors affecting solubility 1.6 State and explain the colligative properties of a solution 1.7 Identify the relationship of the mole concept to concentration of solutions 1.8 Solve problems on solution concentrations (% by volume & molarity) 2. Appreciate solutions at work in the natural environment 2.1 Apply knowledge of the importance of colligative properties of solutions to daily living 2.2 Relate solutions to water pollution caused by toxic substances dissolved in water (heavy metals, pesticides, detergents) 2.3 State the importance of electrolyte balance in the body IV. Colloids 1. Demonstrate understanding of the properties, preparations and uses of colloids 1.1 Classify colloids 1.2 Relate the properties of colloids to their behavior
  • 1.3 Discuss the methods and principles applied in purifying colloids as in dialysis 1.4 Prepare useful colloids 2. Appreciate the importance of colloids to daily life 2.1 Explain how the properties of colloids are utilized in technology 2.2 Evaluate the importance of colloids to daily life 2.3 Describe the biological and environmental impact of colloids like aerosols sprays, hair gel and smoke 2.4 Relate the property of gas mixtures to air pollution V. Gases 1. Demonstrate understanding of the behavior of gases 1.2 Enumerate and explain the properties and behavior of gases based on kinetic molecular theory 1.3 State the relationship among molecular interactions and phases of matter 1.4 Compare the diffusion of gases at standard pressure and temperature 1.3 Infer the relationship between the rate of diffusion and the molecular mass of a substance 1.4 Derive from given data the relationship between volume and pressure of a confined gas at constant temperature 1.5 Derive from given data the relationship between volume and temperature of a confined gas at constant pressure 1.6 Relate the concept of a mole to volume of gases 1.7 Define the variable that describe the state of a gas(V, P, T, n….) 2. Show skill in solving problems using mathematical calculations 2.1 Solve problems involving Boyle’s, Charles’, Avogadro’s, Dalton’s law of partial pressure 3. Understand gas laws and principles involved in some technologies 3.1 Cite safety measures to be observed in storing gases and volatile quids 3.2 Apply gas laws in explaining daily occurrences 3.3 Enumerate and explain some technologies such as pressure cooker, bicycle pump, etc. 3.4 Relate the properties of gases to air pollution VI. Inside the Atom 1. Appreciate the contributions of early scientists in the development of atomic theory 1.1 Recognize the significance of the contributions of early scientists in the development particularly the Laws of Conservation of mass, Definite Composition and Multiple Proportion
  • 1.2 Explain how radioactive elements are utilized in the diagnosis/treatment of diseases, the risks involved and the methods of protection 2. Gain understanding of the structure of the atom 2.1 Explain Dalton’s atomic theory 2.2 Explain the law of chemical changes in terms of Dalton’s atomic theory 2.3 Discuss what cathode rays and radioactivity reveal about the atom 2.4 Explain Rutherford’s experiment to prove the existence of the nucleus 2.5 Name and describe the sub atomic particles 2.6 Determine the number of protons, number of neutrons and number of electrons in an atom/ ion 2.7 Cite the relationship between atomic mass and the relative abundance of isotopes 2.8 Explain how the emission spectra of elements provide evidence for the existence of energy levels, and that electrons have definite energy levels 2.9 Describe the reactivity of the atom in terms of its valence electrons VII. Order Among Elements 1. Demonstrate understanding of the properties of elements based on periodic atomic properties 1.1 Write chemical symbols of elements or name the elements given the chemical symbol 1.2 State the basis of the arrangement of elements in the periodic table 1.3 Use the periodic table to predict the chemical behavior of an element 1.4 Relate the number of valence electrons of elements to their group number in the periodic table 1.5 Infer trends in atomic sizes, ionization energy, metallic and nonmetallic properties and electronegativity across the period and down the family 2. Appreciate the importance of knowing the properties of elements and how they are used in technology 2.1 Enumerate and describe the properties of elements and their uses 2.2 Cite the importance of knowing the properties of elements and how they are applied particularly in modern technologies and those concerning the environment 2.3 Discuss the importance of some alkali metals, alkaline earth metals and transition metals in the human body VIII. Ties That Chemically Bind 1. Understand how atoms combine 1.1 Illustrate the formation of ionic, covalent and metallic bonds 1.2 Relate the type of bond formed between two or three elements to their location in the periodic table
  • 1.3 Deduce which atoms have the tendency to form covalent bonds or ionic bonds given the electronegativity values of the elements 1.4 Write formulas of covalent and ionic compounds 1.5 Distinguish between molecular and empirical formulas 1.6 Compare and contrast polar and non polar covalent bonds 1.7 Enumerate and explain the forces of attraction that exists between molecules 2. Demonstrate understanding of chemical bonds and how they relate to the properties and uses of compounds 2.1 Discuss the biological importance of certain ions to the human body and ions in the environment 2.2 Relate the properties of metals to the type of bond formed IX. Changes in Matter 1. Appreciate the practical applications of phase/chemical changes 1.1 Explain the application of phase/chemical changes used at home, in the community and industry 1.2 Recognize the importance of these applications in technologies that help improve the quality of life 1.3 Evaluate evidences of chemical changes 2. Demonstrate understanding of the laws governing chemical changes 2.1 Convert number of moles to mass or vice versa and to the number of particles (atoms, ions, molecules) or vice versa 2.2 Derive the chemical formula of a compound, given the mass ratio and the atomic masses of the elements present 2.3 State and explain the law of Conservation of Mass 2.4 Determine the percentage composition of a compound 3. Demonstrate the ability to use symbols, formulas and chemical equations in explaining chemical equations 3.1 Identify and give examples of the four general types of chemical reactions 3.2 Explain the implied information derived from a balanced equation 3.3 Classify chemical reactions given balanced chemical equation 3.4 Identify chemical equations involved in chemical processes as in soap making and car batteries X. Change , Energy and Time 1. Demonstrate understanding of how chemical reactions occur
  • 1.1 Differentiate exothermic from endothermic reactions 1.2 Enumerate and explain the factors affecting rates of chemical reactions 1.3 Describe chemical reactions taking place in the decay of foods, growth of plants, digestion of foods, etc. 2. Appreciate the importance of controlling rates of reactions in technology 2.1 Cite and explain the application of Heats of Reactions to commercial and industrial processes 2.2 State and explain how the factors affecting rates of chemical reactions are applied in food preservation, control of fire, pollution, corrosion and materials production Values for Integration in Chemistry 1. Role of an individual in the promotion of conservation of the environment 2. Use of scientific method in solving problems in daily life 3. The value of patience and understanding 4. Correct decision making 5. The value of honesty and openmindedness 6. Socialization and understanding the basic trait/character of people 7. The value of inner/spiritual peace 8. Honesty and responsibility 9. Responsibilities of a member of the community 10. The value of one’s duties and responsibilities as a member of a society 11. Truthfulness 12. Duties and responsibilities for the preservation of the environment 13. Correct attitude towards the feelings of other people 14. Awareness of existing energy problems and its solutions 15. Moral Obligations and accompanying privileges
  • PROTOTYPE LESSON PLAN Lesson Plan in Integrated Science I. Target: At the end of the activities, the students should be able to: 1. Define molecule. 2. Cite evidences that molecules of a material are in constant motion. 3. Prove that there are spaces between molecules. 4. Describe diffusion 5. Explain diffusion in terms of the kinetic molecular model of matter. 6. Practice proper waste disposal and observe proper hygiene. II. Subject Matter: A. Topic: 1. What is Matter made of? Molecules Molecular theory B. Reference: 1. Science and Technology I by Gutierrez Textbook pp. 116-119 Teacher’s Manual pp. 106-109 2. Science and Technology I by Rabago Textbook pp. 84-86 Teacher’s Manual pp. 47-49 C. Materials: For the student: 1 jelly ace (white) glass of water alcohol/perfume watch with second hand ink or any colored liquid extract stick a pinch of potassium permanganate For the teacher:
  • Visual Aids Manila Paper III. Learning Tasks: A. Recall Filipino Scientists and their achievement/contributions B. Motivation Have you experienced identifying the food your neighbors are cooking? Surely you can smell the difference between kaldereta and fried tuyo. Similarly, if you put a few drops of kalamansi juice into a glass of water, the whole glass of water will taste sour almost immediately. What will happen to the taste of water if you add a pinch of salt or sugar? C. Lesson Proper 1. Pre-lab Discussion Instruction (See activity on diffusion) 2. Lab Proper - Performance of the activity on diffusion. 3. Post-lab Discussion Guide Questions: A. 1. What happen to the crystals of potassium permanganate? Did you observe any change? Describe the change. 2. Did you see any change in color of the gelatin? 3. If so, what causes this change in color of the gelatin? 4. Did your observations show that the potassium ermanganate crystals spread in the gelatin? 5. How long did it take the potassium permanganate crystals to spread to down this far? B. 6. What happened to the drops of soy sauce as they fall into the glass of water? 7. What happened to the soy sauce and water after 2 minutes? 8. How long did it take soy sauce to spread completely? C. 9. What happened when the bottle is uncovered? 10. How long did it take for the odor to reach you? 11. Did you smell the odor of the substance in the bottle?
  • 12. Was the odor a solid, a liquid or a gas? 13. How did the odor reach you? 14. How long did it take for the odor to reach you? 15. Give examples of diffusion in liquid; in gas. 4. Generalization: 1. What are molecules? 2. Define diffusion. How is this phenomenon explained? 3. Where is the motion of molecules fastest? slowest? 4. Where are intermolecular spaces widest? smallest Why can gases be compressed? 5. State the molecular theory of matter. 6. Illustrate examples of diffusion in daily life instances. Concept: 1. Molecule is particle of matter with more than one atom. It is the smallest particle of matter. 2. Diffusion is the spreading of one substance into another 3. Molecular theory states that: a. Matter is made up of molecules b. There are spaces between molecules c. Molecules are constantly moving d. Molecules attract one another 4. Comparison of the phases of matter Basis of Comparison Solid Liquid Gas a. Intermolecular space smallest bigger biggest b. Molecular attractions back and forth slip and slide moves freely c. Molecular motion slowest fast fastest 5. Citing examples of diffusion in solid diffusion in gas and in liquid. 5. Valuing In selecting your perfume or lotions, how do you decide getting one? What should be done with your open esteros or garbage dumped which are continuously giving off stinking odor? Application: a. Local drinks are improved in appearance by adding food colors b. Adding potassium permanganate to the water as mouth wash.
  • 6. Evaluation Answer briefly: 1. Why can you smell the odor of the food your mother is cooking in the kitchen? 2. Why does water flow? 3. Draw the arrangement of molecules in solids, liquid and gases. IV. Agreement Answer Briefly 1. Why should you cover your nose when someone in the room is smoking? 2. Many people from far away provinces opposed the operation of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant because an accident in this plant would affect them. Do you think it is true? Why or why not? Activity Diffusion Materials: 1 jelly ace (white) bottle of bagoong a pinch of potassium permanganate watch with second hand soy sauce glass of water Procedure: A. Place a cube of jelly ace in the plate. Sprinkle a few grains of potassium permanganate on the surface of the gelatin. Record the time when you did this. Set cube aside for 5 or more minutes. Observe how long it will take for the potassium permanganate to penetrate in the gelatin. While waiting for the results, go to step B. B. Place a drop of soy sauce into a half glass of water. Record the time you dropped the soy sauce into the water. Watch the water for 2 minutes without moving the glass. Observe. C. Place a small bottle of bagoong in a box. Open it in front of your classmate. Ask them to record the time when you opened the bottle and when they smelled the scent.
  • Lesson Plan in Integrated Science I. Target At the end of the activities, the students should be able to: 1. Show how the molecular theory explains surface tension and capillarity. 2. Illustrate capillarity and surface tension by examples 3. Differentiate adhesion from cohesion. 4. Appreciate the value of sensitivity in solving problems. II. Subject Matter: A. Topic: 1. Intermolecular attraction 2. Capillarity a. Adhesion b. Cohesion B. References: 1. Science and Technology I by Rabago Textbook pp. 86-88 Teacher’s Manual pp. 48-49 2. Science and Technology I by Gutierrez Textbook pp. 120-122 Teacher’s Manual pp.111-112 3. Science and Technology I by Lianko Textbook pp. C. Materials: For the teacher: Illustrations Attraction between molecules within the surface of a liquid Picture of any insect striding on the surface of the water Materials: Spring of a ball point pen and basin of the water For the students: Glass of Water 3 plastic straws with different Needle diameter but with the same length Detergent A clean bowl
  • III Learning Tasks: A. Recall Remember the molecular theory of matter. Who can give some ideas about the theory? Illustrate molecular motion using the concept of diffusion. What are intermolecular spaces? Cite examples. B. Motivation Demonstration: Gently lay on top of the basin of water, a spring out of a ball point pen. If done properly spring floats. Why? Turn the ball point pen spring on end and touch it in the surface, and pull the spring upward. What happens? What force is it that allows the water to pulled up against gravity? C. Lesson Proper 1. Pre-lab Discussion Discussion of Activity 2. Lab Activity A. Surface Tension Materials: A glass of Water a needle a clean bowl detergent Procedure: 1. First, carefully pour water into a clean bowl. Then, gently place a dry needle horizontally on the surface of the water. 2. Next, place the needle into the water vertically. 3. Repeat procedure A. Then, drop a small amount of detergent on one corner of the water. Observe. B. Capillarity Materials: 3 colorless plastic straws with different diameter but with the same length a glass of colored water Procedure: Dip the 3 pieces of plastic straw into a glass of colored water. Observe the amount that enters in the straw.
  • 3. Post-lab Discussion A. Surface tension 1. In procedure A, did the needle float or sink? 2. In the procedure B, did the needle float or sink? Explain. 3. Have you watched insects called striders play on the surface of a pond? What have you observed? 4. In procedure C, after dropping a small amount of detergent, what happens to the needle? B. Capillarity 5. In which straw did the water rise the highest the one with the smallest diameter or one with the biggest diameter. 4. Generalization 1. Explain the following phenomena a. Surface tension b. Capillarity 2. Explain the rising of liquid inside the fine tubes? 3. Differentiate: a. Adhesion b. Cohesion Concepts: 1. Intermolecular attraction – attraction between molecules which is greatest in solids and weakest in gases. a. Surface Tension – the condition which causes the water molecules at the surface to behave as though they were being stretched. b. Capillarity – the rising of a liquid inside very fine tubes. a. Adhesion – the attraction between two different kinds of molecules. (attraction between the molecules of the tube and those of water). b. Cohesion – attraction between the same kind (attraction between the molecules of water). 5. Valuing There should be solidarity or cohesion among the members of the family, especially when there are problems, or terrible needs. Togetherness or oneness will help solve the difficulties much easier. It will lighten the burden of the problem. Everyone in the family must adhere to the principles of the parents in focusing/solving life’s trials.
  • Application: If water striders and other insects can walk on the surface of water, can humans do the same? In the critically-acclaimed movie “Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon,” there was a scene when actors run on the surface of water. Is it possible? Why do liquids rise in the strain as you drink your soda/softdrink? While enjoying your softdrink (Coke), how do you account for the rise of the liquid in the straw to your mouth? Can you compare yourself to the water striders while playing near the pond? Give your reasons for your answer. 6. Evaluation Choose the best answer: 1. The rise of water from the roots to all parts of the plants is called: a. Capillarity c. Gravitational force b. Cohesion and Adhesion d. Surface tension 2. Iron filings do not sink when placed slowly on the surface of the water because of: a. Adhesion c. Cohesion b. Capillarity d. Surface Tension 3. Intermolecular attraction is greatest in: a. Gases c. Plasma b. Liquids d. Solids Identify the following: 4. Attraction between the same kind of molecules. 5. Rising of liquid inside fine tubes IV. Agreement 1. Give other examples of natural phenomena in matter. 2. Define the following terms: mass density regular solids weight volume irregular solids References: Science and Technology I pp.69-80.
  • Lesson Plan in Biology I. Target At the end of the activities, students should be able to: 1. Classify technologies based on their nature and use. 2. Give examples for each type. 3. Appreciate the application of biology to realize biological concepts as applied in technology II. Subject Matter: A. Topic: Biotechnology B. Subtopics: Types of Technologies C. Materials: news articles, actual samples of technologies D. References: Science and Technology by Rabago, Joaquin, Lagunzad III Learning Tasks: A. Recall: Finding the Hidden Word Find out the hidden words using the numbers that represent the letters of the alphabet (Ex. 1-A, 2-B) 2 9 15 20 5 3 8 14 15 12 15 7 25 (BIOTECHNOLOGY) B. Motivation The teacher asks the students to re-arrange the words to form a statement. Many From Are Benefits There Science Mankind That Derives (There are many benefits that mankind derives from science) What do you mean by this? C. Lesson Proper 1. Preliminary Activity: Small Group Discussion Ask the group to classify the technologies in their news article based on their nature and use (gadgets, products, processes or techniques) Reporting Back 1. What are the technologies present in your news article? 2. How did you classify your technologies?
  • 3. Of what importance are these technologies to us? 4. What are the factors that we need to consider to determine what technologies are useful to us? D. Generalization: The types of technologies based on their nature and use are gadgets, products, processes and techniques. Factors to consider in determining what technologies are appropriate for use are (1) maintenance cost (2) availability of raw materials and manpower, (3) effect to ecosystem and (4) necessity. E. Application: You have discovered a medicine that could help cure AIDS but you do not have enough money to continue your research. What are you going to do? F. Evaluation: Classify the following technologies whether gadget, products or processes. 1. Scanning microscope 2. Laser device 3. Safeguard 4. Cosmetics 5. Human Organ Transplant IV. Agreement: Have an interview with doctors, farmers or veterinarians about the common diseases of plants, animals and man in your community. You may include also the causes, effects and the ways of controlling or treating the disease.
  • Lesson Plan in Biology I. Target At the end of the activities, students should be able to: 1. Name some common diseases among plants, animals and man in the community 2. Discuss its causes and effects. 3. Suggest new techniques in disease control. 4. Discuss the value of health. II. Subject Matter: A. Topic: Biotechnology B. Subtopics: New Techniques in Disease Control C. Materials: Results of survey, illustration of macrophage trapping bacteria D. References: Science and Technology II, SEDP Series Laboratory Activities in Science and Technology II by Gatapia and Bernardo III. Learning Tasks: A. Recall: Put the sample illustrations of types of technologies in the proper column. (shampoo, pen, lipstick, dialysis machine, fermenting wine) Gadget Product Process B. Motivation Man goes through several stages of mental development and physical growth. A Filipino’s average life span is around 65 years old. The body’s ability to resist disease declines with age. Many diseases can befall man during his lifetime. There are many ways of preventing disease. Even the human body has barriers designed to prevent entry of disease-causing organisms. An illustration of a macrophage trapping bacteria will be shown to the class.
  • C. Lesson Proper: Small Group Discussion 1. Group yourselves according to the barangay or community you belong. 2. Discuss within your group the results of the survey conducted. Reporting Back 1. What animal, man or plant diseases are common in your community? 2. What are the cause of the diseases ? 3. How do plant and animal diseases affect crop and livestock production? 4. What are the techniques in preventing diseases ? D. Generalization: There are common diseases of plants, animals and man in a community. Microorganisms like bacteria, viruses and fungi cause diseases. Diseases can be prevented through vaccination, proper hygiene and eating a balanced diet. There are new techniques in controlling diseases, such as cell fusion, use of antibiotics and use of monoclonal antibodies. E. Application/ Valuing Do you believe in the saying “Health is Wealth”? Explain your answer. F. Evaluation: Write the letter of the correct answer: ________1. A new technique in controlling diseases wherein two cells combine into one is called a) cell fusion c) MCA b) hybrid d) Vaccination ________2. Diseases can be prevented through a) vaccination c) eating a balanced diet b) proper hygiene d) all of the above ________3. Which of the following diseases are caused by virus a) AIDS c) TB b) fever d) cough ________4. Bacterial diseases can be treated with a) herbal plants c) hybridomas b) antibiotics d) cell fusion ________5. Researches on the preparation of drugs using herbal/ medicinal plants are going on. Which among the following plants are sources of drugs. a) Lagundi c) Yerba Buena b) Tsaang Gubat d) all of the above IV. Agreement: 1. What are the different techniques in improving the growth of crops and livestock?
  • Lesson Plan in Chemistry I. Targets At the end of the activities, the students should be able to: 1. Enumerate the factors affecting rates of chemical reactions; 2. Explain how each factor affects the rate of chemical reactions; and 3. Relate the value of working for our goals in life to the lesson. II. Subject Matter A. Topic Factors Affecting Rates of Chemical Reactions B. References Chemistry by Merrill pp. 448-452 Chemistry by Addison Wesley pp. 492-494 III. Learning Tasks a. Recall We learned from the past lesson that chemical system a chemical system either release or absorb energy. When do we say energy is released/absorbed in a chemical system? b. Motivation How fast can a reaction go? We say some are very fast, others are very slow. There are many reasons that may affect rates of reaction. Can you name some? C. Lesson Proper 1. Activity 1.1 Effect of temperature Measure two 1 – gram sample of rock salt. Put each gram separately in small beaker. Pour 10 mL of tap water in one beaker and add 10 mL of hot water in the other. Observe the time it takes to dissolve each sample of salt. 1.2 Effect of Particle size Measure one gram of rock salt. Put this on a small beaker. Measure one gram of granulated salt. Put this also in another small beaker. Pour 10 mL of tap water into each beaker. Compare the rate of dissolving of solids in the beaker.
  • 1.3 Effect of concentration Measure 10 mL of 3 M HCl and put this into a small beaker. Measure the same amount of 6 M HCl and put it in a different beaker. Measure 2 inches of Mg ribbon and roll this to make it compact. Add the 2 inch rolled Mg ribbon into each of the beakers simultaneously. Observe the reaction. 1.4 Effect of catalyst (DEMO only) Measure 20 mL of Hydrogen Peroxide. Put this in a small beaker. Put a very small amount of Manganese dioxide in a spatula. Using a spoon with a long handle, (deflagrating spoon) drop the Mg ribbon to the beaker with Hydrogen Peroxide. Observe how fast the reaction occurs. Caution: Use goggles. Move as far back as possible from the reaction set up before mixing the reactants. 1.5 Nature of Reactants Get 0.5 grams of NaCl. Stir this in a small beaker with 20 mL of water. Get another 0.5 grams of the salt and stir this in 20 mL of Ethyl Alcohol. Compare the results. 2. Post lab activity Reaction rate is defined in terms of the disappearance of one of the reactants or it may be defined as the rate of appearance of one of the products. In our activity, we have observed that rate of reactions vary. Let us discuss the various factors 2.1 Effect of temperature According to the Kinetic Molecular Theory, the kinetic energy of molecules increases as the temperature increases. Increased kinetic energy increases the speed of particles, thus increased molecular collision takes place. Increased molecular action results in increased molecular activation energy, thus lowering activation energy level. 2.2 Effect particle size Smaller particles are more reactive. They are more energetic. Small particles have greater surface area exposed to reaction, thus increasing the frequency at which particles collide. 2.3 Effect of concentration The greater the number of reacting substances increases the rate of reaction. Crowded particles in a fixed volume increase the frequency of collision. 2.4 Effect of catalyst A catalyst is a substance that increases the rate of reaction without itself being
  • used in the process. Catalysts act in one or more steps of reactions by lowering the reaction energy level. With lower activation energy level more collision will have sufficient energy to pass over the energy barrier. Thus, greater fraction of collision is effective at any given point. 2.5 Nature of reactant Ionic reactions occur almost instaneously. NaCl is highly soluble in another polar substance like water. This system demonstrate the “like dissolves like” reaction. In this system the oppositely charge collide, more often, thus causing effective reaction. 3. Generalization There are 5 general factors affecting the rate of reaction; temperature, concentration, particles size, potency of catalyst and nature reactants. The rate of reaction depends upon the rate of effective collision, which are dependent upon the energy reactant particles and the barriers of the reaction. Therefore, reactions rate is made faster by: increasing temperature, increasing concentration, reducing the number of reactants or of similar nature e.g. polar to polar or non-polar to non-polar. 4. Valuing/Application All of us have goals in life. We would wish to achieve these goals as best we can and at the soonest. To be successful, we look for ways we can overcome possible obstacle. Sometimes, we need the influences of other people. When we do ask for other peoples help, we see to it that they understand our situation in life. 5. Evaluation 1. How are each of the following concepts relate with the rate of reaction? a. frequency of collisions b. kinetic energy of collisions c. orientation of colliding particles 2. How is the activation energy affected by the presence of catalyst IV. Agreement In the past lessons, we determined the various factors that effect reaction rates. In our next lesson, we shall try see how these learning’s are applied in common things we do in life. For example: 1. How do we preserve or prolong the life of food? 2. What happens during digestion?
  • Sample Lesson Plan in Chemistry Interfaced with Technology and Home Economics (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning) I. Targets: Given the necessary equipment and materials, 85% of the students are expected to: 1. Describe phase changes according to the Kinetic Molecular Theory (KMT) of Matter; 2. Explain refrigeration cycle in relation to phase changes, properties of fluids and Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter; and 3. Appreciate the importance of phase changes in the environment. II. Subject Matter: A. Topic: Phase Changes According to the Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter B. References: 1. Magno, Marcelita C.,Tan, Merle C.,Punzalan, Amelia E. Science and Technology for a Better Life Second Edition, pp. 41- 60 2. Althouse, Andew D., Bracciano, Alfred F., Turnguist, Carl H., Modern Refrigeration and Air Conditionin , pp. 75- 101 3. Johnson, William M., Whitman, William C., Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology Second Edition, pp. 233- 235 4. Keenan & Wood, Modern Chemistry 4th Edition, pp. 300-350 Chemistry, III. Learning Tasks: A. Recall PowerPoint presentation of the Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter and the Properties of Gases. B. Motivation What do you think will happen to this black solid if we apply heat to its container ? Let’s find out in today’s activities… C. Lesson Proper
  • 1. Pre lab Activity: Learning Stations Station 1: Arrange the set-up for sublimation process and explain how it occurs according to KMT. Station 2: Assuming that each circle is a molecule of water, arrange them to illustrate freezing of water. Be able to explain how water freezes according to KMT. Station 3: Assuming that the big square is a block of ice, illustrate and explain the melting process according to KMT. Station 4: Arrange the set-up for boiling process and explain how boiling occurs according to KMT. Station 5: a.) Pour 10 ml of alcohol on your hand and observe what happens. b) Arrange the evaporation set-up and apply heat to 15 ml of water. c.) Explain how evaporation occurs according to KMT. Station 6: a.) Place chunks of ice in a drinking glass. Observe what happens after 10 to 15 minutes. b.) Be able to explain this phenomenon according to KMT. 2. Post lab Activity: Brainstorming among group members follows after the activity. After 15 minutes, a representative from each group explains in front of the class the results of the activity performed in each station. 2. Technological Applications:
  • Phase Changes in Refrigeration Cycle Science Concepts Technology Concepts • Evaporation is the process of changing w The liquid refrigerant circulates inside a liquid into gas by increasing the the refrigerator absorbing heat from the temperature. foods, drinks, and air inside it. • The molecules of liquids with higher w The evaporator increases the temperature energies evaporate first leaving behind of the refrigerant thus converting it into those molecules with lower energies. its gaseous phase. w The pressure of a gas is directly • Temperature and pressure increase inside proportional to its temperature. the compressor. w Condensation is the process of changing a w The condenser changes the vaporized gas to liquid. refrigerant into its liquid phase by removing heat from it and releasing such w Removing heat from a sample slows down heat outside the refrigerator. the movement of the molecules. w Lowering the temperature of a liquid slows After the liquid refrigerant passes through the down the movement of the molecules thus expansion valve, the pressure decreases with decreasing the pressure simultaneously decrease in temperature 3. Generalization: a. According to the Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter, the phase of a given sample of matter is determined by existing temperature and pressure. b. Refrigeration cycle is a continuous change of phase/ state, temperature, and pressure inside the major components of the refrigerator. 4. Valuing: Phase changes continuously occur in the environment. The water cycle consists of phase changes like evaporation that helps in maintaining a fairly comfortable temperature range in the atmosphere and condensation, which produces rain that washes the atmosphere of gaseous pollutants. Life sprouts from the interaction of the soil, air, and water in the environment.
  • 5. Evaluation: FORMATIVE TEST (QUIZ: SELECTION TYPE) A. Direction: From the choices listed below, encircle the letter of the correct answer. 1. Which property of gas proves that the molecules are in constant motion? a. It is light. c. It is compressible. b. It is usually visible. d. It leaks out of a container. 2. Which of the following releases heat? a. Evaporation of water. c. Condensation of water in the atmosphere b. Sublimation of naphthalene d. expansion of a gas at constant pressure 3. Which of the following properties of a given quantity of substance changes when it changes from liquid to gas? a. Its mass c. Its density b. Its kind d. The particles it is made of. 4. What is the condition of temperature and pressure of the refrigerant in the evaporator? a) Low temperature and low pressure b) High temperature and high pressure c) High temperature and low pressure d) Low temperature and high pressure. 5. What is the phase change that occurs in the evaporator? a) Liquid to gas b) Gas to liquid c) Both a & b d) All of the above IV. Agreement: Directions: Answer the following questions: 1. Give the difference between physical and chemical changes in matter. 2. Be able to give 5 examples for each kind of change.