Instituto Salesiano Macau

2015~2016 Course Outline

 

 

Course Name

Physics

Form

5

Textbooks

1. Complete PHYSICS by Stephen Pople

 

Course Objectives

Cognitive Domain

Students will develop knowledge and understanding of:

       the history of Physics;

       the nature and practice of Physics;

       applications and uses of Physics;

       implications of Physics for society and the environment;

       models, theories and laws and structures and systems related to the physical world.

       interactions within the physical world.

       current issues, research and development.

Affective Domain

Students will:

       develop an appreciation of Physics as a human activity and apply their understanding to their everyday life;

       develop positive values about and attitudes towards themselves, others, lifelong learning, Physics and the environment.

Psychomotor Domain

Students will develop skills in:

       planning investigations;

       making appropriate hypothesis or solution to questions;

       conducting investigations;

       communicating information and understanding;

       developing scientific thinking and problem-solving techniques;

       working individually and in teams.

 

Course Outline

Term

Unit

Teaching Contents

 Activities

1

7,

8,

9

-          Lens

-          Camera, projector, enlarger and human eye

-          Electromagnetic waves

-          Electric charge

-          Electric fields

-          Resistance

-          Magnets and Magnetic fields

-          Magnetic effect of a current

-          Electromagnets

 

2

9,

10,

11

-          Magnetic force on a current

-          Electric motors

-          Electromagnetic induction

-          More about induced currents

-          Generators

-          Coils and transformers

-          Electron beams

-          Nuclear radiaion

Project

3

11,

Extra

-          Radioactive decay

-          Nuclear energy

-          Fusion future

-          Using radioactivity

-          Atoms and particles

-          Units and dimensions

-          Projectile motion

 

 

Reference Books

1

超可愛物理:物質為何如此重要? (by 丹•格林)

出版社:書泉

2

3小時讀通物理 (by 左卷健男)

出版社:世茂

3

如何學好中學物理 (by 簡麗賢)

出版社:天下文化

 

Useful Links

Descriptions

Link

GCE exam past papers

http://www.edexcel.com/I-AM-A/TEACHER/Pages/pastpapers.aspx

Amazing Physics Videos

http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2008/09/top-10-amazing/

Unexpected Science

http://www.madphysics.com/exp/