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FORM 4 PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK FOR TERM 1-3.

 PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR 2021-2026

TERM I

REFERENCES:

  1. Secondary Physics KLB
  2. Comprehensive Secondary Physics
  3. Principles of Physics
  4. Golden Tips
  5. Teacher’s Book
WK LSN TOPIC SUB-TOPIC OBJECTIVES L/ACTIVITIES L/T AIDS REFERENCE REMARKS
1 1-5 REPORTING AND REVISION OF LAST TERM’S EXAMS
 

2

 

1

 

Lenses

 

Conveying and diverging lenses

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to

Describe converging lenses

Describe diverging lenses

 

Using light beams to distinguish between diverging and converging lenses

 

Diverging lenses

Converging lenses

Source of light beam

screen

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 1-2

teachers book 3 pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 1

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 300-301

Golden tips Physics pages 113-114

 

2-3

 

Lenses

 

Parts of fair lenses

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Describe the principal focus using ray diagram

Describe the optical center using ray diagram

Describe the focal length of thin lenses using ray diagram

 

 

Description of principal focus, optical centre and focal length of a thin lens

 

Chart showing the parts of thin lens

Graph paper

Diverging lens

Converging lens

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 1-3

teachers book 3 pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 6-7

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 301-304

Golden tips Physics pages 114-116

 

4-5

 

Lenses

 

Focal length

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Determine experimentally the focal length of a converging lens

Determine the focal length of a converging lens using estimation method

 

Experiment to determine the focal length of a fair lens

 

Converging lenses

Screen

Pins

candle

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 2-3

teachers book 3 pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 17-20

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 303

Golden tips Physics pages 116

 

3

 

1

 

Lenses

 

Images in fair lenses

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Construct the principal rays for converging lens

Construct the principal rays for diverging lenses

 

Constructing the principal rays for diverging lenses

Constructing the principal rays for converging lenses

 

Converging lenses

Diverging lenses

Graph papers

Ruler

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 3-6

teachers book 3 pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 7-12

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 304-306

Golden tips Physics pages 114-116

 

4

 

2-3

 

Lenses

 

Images in converging lenses

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Locate imaged formed by converging lenses using ray construction method

Describe the images formed in converging lenses

 

Describing the characteristics of images formed in converging lenses

 

Graph paper

Geometrical set

Converging lenses

screen

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 5-6

teachers book 3 pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 7-10

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 304-305

Golden tips Physics pages 114-116

 

4-5

 

Lenses

 

Images in diverging lenses

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Locate imaged formed by diverging lenses using ray construction method

Describe the images formed in diverging lenses

 

Describe the characteristics of the formed in diverging lenses

Graph paper

Geometrical set

Diverging lenses

Screen

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 5

teachers book 3 pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 11

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 307-308

Golden tips Physics pages 114-116

 

5

 

1

 

Lenses

 

The microscope

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the working of a simple microscope

Explain the working of a compound microscope

 

Drawing and labeling the parts of a microscope

Describing the work of a microscope

 

Simple microscope

Compound microscope

Magnifying lens

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 10-11

teachers book 4 pages 1-5

Principles of physics 27-29(M.Nelkon) pages 320-323

Golden tips Physics pages 119-120

 

 

 

2-3

 

Lenses

 

The telescope

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Describe the structure of a telescope

Describe the working of a telescope

 

Drawing and labeling the parts of a telescope

Describing how a telescope works

 

Telescope

Lenses

Manilla paper

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 11

teachers book 4 pages 1-5

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 322-323

Golden tips Physics pages 121

 

4-5

 

Lenses

 

The camera

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Describe the parts of a camera

Explain the working of a camera

Explain the use of lenses in a camera

 

Describing the parts of a camera

Explaining the use of lenses in a camera

 

Camera

Charts showing the parts of a camera

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 11-12

teachers book 4 pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 33

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 316-317

Golden tips Physics pages 120-121

 

6

 

1

 

Lenses

 

Image formation in the human eye

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Describe the parts of a human eye

Explain the function of each part of the human eye

 

Describing the parts of the human eye

Explaining the function of each part of the human eye

 

Chart showing the parts of human eye

Model of the human eye

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 12-13

teachers book 34pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 29-31

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 313-314

Golden tips Physics pages 120-121

 

2-3

 

Lenses

 

Working of the human eye

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the image formation in the human eye

 

Explaining the image formation in the eye

 

Chart showing the image formation in the human eye

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 13-14

teachers book 34pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 29-31

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 313-314

Golden tips Physics pages 120-121

 

4-5

 

Lenses

 

Defects of vision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Describe the defects of the human eye

Explain the corrections of human eye defects

 

Describing the defects of the human eye

Explaining the eye defects are corrected

 

Charts showing eye defects and how they are corrected

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 13-14

teachers book 34pages 1-5

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 31-32

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 315-316

Golden tips Physics pages 118-119

 

7

 

1-2

 

Lenses

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able:

Describe the uses of  lens in various optical devises

Solve problems involving thin lenses formula

Solve numerical problem involving the magnification formula

 

Problem solving

Exercises

Assignments

 

Questions from past papers

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 15-17

teachers book 34pages 5-10

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 33-36

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 310-312,326-327

Golden tips Physics pages 121-123

 

3

 

Uniform Circular Motion

 

Circular motion

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Define circular motion

 

Observing and running a hoop

Rotate a stone tied to the end of a rope

 

Hoop

String/rope

store

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 18

teachers book 34pages 10-12

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 37-45

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 42-44

Golden tips Physics pages 34

 

4-5

 

Uniform Circular Motion

 

Radiant, angular displacement and angular velocity

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Define the radiant measure

Define the angular displacement and velocity

Explain the angular displacement and velocity

 

Discussions

Experiment

 

Illustration of angular displacement and angular velocity on a chart

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 18-20

teachers book 34pages 10-12

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 37-42

Golden tips Physics pages 34-35

 

8

 

1-2

 

Uniform Circular Motion

 

Centripetal force

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Describe simple experiment on centripetal force

Illustrate centripetal force

Determine the magnitude of centripetal force experimentally

 

Experiments

Discussions

observations

 

Pendulum

String

Stone

Round table

Ball/bob

Stop clock

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 20-21

teachers book 34pages 10-12

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 42-47

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 42-45

Golden tips Physics pages 37

 

3-4

 

Uniform Circular Motion

 

Application of uniform circular motion

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

State various uniform circular motion

Explain various uniform circular motion

 

Discussions

Explanations

Experiments

 

String

Stone

Ruler

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 22-25

teachers book 34pages 10-12

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 37

Golden tips Physics pages 39-40

 

5

 

Uniform Circular Motion

 

Application of uniform circular motion

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Explain centrifuge

Explain vertical and horizontal circles

Explain banked tracks

 

Discussions

Explanations

Experiments

 

String

Stone

Ruler

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 22-25

teachers book 34pages 10-12

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 47-53

Golden tips Physics pages 41

 

9

 

1

 

Uniform Circular Motion

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should b e able to solve problems involving circular motion

 

Problem solving

Questions and answers

 

Questions from past papers

Exercises

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 26-27

teachers book 34pages 12-14

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 55-45

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 61-63

Golden tips Physics pages 42-43

 

2-3

 

Floating And Sinking

 

Archimedes’ principle

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State Archimedes’ principle

Verify Archimedes principle

Use of Archimedes principle to solve problems

 

Experiments

Discussions

Calculations based on Archimedes Principle

 

Water

Measuring cylinder

Weighing balance

Overflow can

Objects denser than water

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 28-29

teachers book 34pages 14-17

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 58-60

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 106-108

Golden tips Physics pages 53-54

 

4-5

 

Floating And Sinking

 

The laws of floatation

Relative density

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State the law of floatation

Define relative density

 

Discussions

Measuring

 

Density bottle

Overflow can

Spring balance

measuring cylinder

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 29-33

teachers book 34pages 14-17

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 64-70

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 101,108-110

 

10

 

1-3

 

Floating And Sinking

 

Applications of floating and sinking

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Describe the applications of Archimedes Principle

Describe the applications of relative density (hydrometer)

 

Discussions

experiments

 

charts depicting the uses of Archimedes principle and the law of floatation

A hydrometer

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 33-35

teachers book 34pages 14-17

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 75-77

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 113-115

Golden tips Physics pages 53

 

4-5

 

Floating And Sinking

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

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Solve problems involving Archimedes principle

Solve problems involving relative density

 

Questions and answers

Discussions

Exercises

assignments

 

test papers

questions from exercises

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 35-36

teachers book 34pages 18

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 77-78

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 116-118

Golden tips Physics pages 54-55

 

11

 

1

 

Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

The electromagnetic spectrum

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Describe a complete electromagnetic spectrum

 

Discussions on the charge in wave length of electromagnetic radiations

explanations

 

charts showing the components of the electromagnetic spectrum

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 37

teachers book 34pages 18-20

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 79

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 345

Golden tips Physics pages 174

 

2-3

 

Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

The properties of electromagnetic waves

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State the properties of electromagnetic waves

 

Explaining the properties of each component of the electromagnetic spectrum

 

Charts showing the properties of electromagnetic waves

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 37-38

teachers book 34pages 18-20

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 80-81

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 345

Golden tips Physics pages 175

 

4-5

 

Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

Detection of electromagnetic radiations

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Describe the methods of detective electromagnetic radiations

 

Demonstrating and explaining how to detect electromagnetic radiations

 

Radiation detectors

Charts showing detectors of electromagnetic radiation

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 38-39

teachers book 34pages 18-20

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 81

Golden tips Physics pages

175-176

 

12

 

1-2

 

Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

Applications of electromagnetic radiations

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Describe the applications of electromagnetic radiations including green house effect

 

Discussions of application of electromagnetic radiations

 

Pictures and chart on application of electromagnetic radiations

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 42-45

teachers book 34pages 18-20

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 82

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 336

Golden tips Physics pages 175-176

 

3-4

 

Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

Problems on C=FX

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Solve numerical problems involving C=fx

 

Problem solving

Discussions

Explanations

Questions and answers

 

Questions and answers

exercises

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 45

teachers book 34pages 20-21

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 80

 

5

 

Electromagnetic Spectrum

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Solve problems involving electromagnetic spectrum

 

Problem solving

Questions and answers

 

Exercises in students book 4

Past papers questions

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 45

teachers book 34pages 20-21

 

13

 

1-2

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Induced e.m.f

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Perform and describe simple experiments to illustrate electromagnetic induction

State the factors affecting the magnitude of an induced e.m.f

State the factors affecting the direction induced by e.m.f

 

Experiments

discussions

 

magnets

complete

electric circuit

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 46-48

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 86-91

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 478-479

Golden tips Physics pages 152-154

 

3-4

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Faraday’s law and Lenz’s law

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State Faraday’s law

State Lenz’s law

Illustrate Faraday law and Lens’s law

 

Discussions

Experiments to illustrate Faraday’s law and Lenz’s law

 

Magnets

Solenoid

Source of current

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 48-50

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 91-93

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 483-484

Golden tips Physics pages 153

 

 

 

5

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Fleming’s right hand rule

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

State Fleming’s right hand rule

Apply Fleming’s right hand rule

 

Explanation of the motor rule

Discussion of the application of electromagnetic induction

 

Magnets

Wire

Source of current

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 49-50

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 93-97

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 481-482

Golden tips Physics pages 153

 

14

 

1-2

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Generators

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the working of an a.c generator

Explain the working of a d.c generator

 

Drawing the arrangement for a.c and d.c generators

Demonstration of motor principle

 

Coil

Pins

Source of current

Magnets

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 50-53

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 100-104

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 488-490

Golden tips Physics pages 156-157

 

3-4

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Generators

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the working of an a.c generator

Explain the working of a d.c generator

 

Drawing the arrangement for a.c and a d.c generators

Demonstration of motor principle

 

Coil

Pins

Source of current

magnets

 

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 50-53

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages

Golden tips Physics pages 154

15   END YEAR EXAMINATIONS

 

 

PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR

TERM II

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES:

  1. Secondary Physics KLB
  2. Comprehensive Secondary Physics
  3. Principles of Physics
  4. Golden Tips
  5. Teacher’s Book

 

 

WK LSN TOPIC SUB-TOPIC OBJECTIVES L/ACTIVITIES L/T AIDS REFERENCE REMARKS
1 1-5 REPORTING AND REVISION OF LAST TERM’S EXAMS
 

2

 

1-2

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Eddy currents

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain eddy currents

Demonstrate the effects of eddy currents

 

Discussions

Experiments

Explanations

 

Pendulum

Copper wire

Magnets

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 53-54

teachers book 4 pages 24

 

3

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

 

Eddy currents

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain eddy currents

Demonstrate the effects of eddy currents

 

Discussions

Experiments

Explanations

 

Pendulum

Copper wire

Magnets

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 53-54

teachers book 34pages 24

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 pages,104

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 483-484

Golden tips Physics pages 158

 

4-5

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Mutual inductance

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Describe simple experiments to illustrate mutual inductance

 

Discussions

Experiments

Explanations

 

Iron care with primary and secondary coil

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 54-55

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 pages 97-101

Golden tips Physics pages 158

 

3

 

1-2

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Transformers

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the working of a transformer

 

Discussions

Experiments

 

Transformer

Magnets

Wires

Metallic rods

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 54-59

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 100-104

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 488-490

Golden tips Physics pages 156-157

 

3-4

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Applications of electromagnetic induction

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the application of electromagnetic induction

Solve problems on transformers

 

Discussions

Explanations

Questions and answers

 

Induction coil

Moving coil/loud speaker

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 54-59

teachers book 34pages 21-25

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 107-112

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 468,473

Golden tips Physics pages 158

 

5

 

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to solve problems involving electromagnetic induction

 

Questions and answers

Discussions

 

Questions from past papers

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 59-60

teachers book 34pages 26-27

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 112-116

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) page 494-495

Golden tips Physics pages 159

 

4

 

1

 

Main Electricity

 

Source of main electricity

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

State sources of main electricity

Explain the sources of main electricity

 

Discussions

Educational trips

 

Pictures and charts showing sources of main electricity

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 61

teachers book 3 pages 27-29

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 117

Golden tips Physics pages 160

 

2-3

 

Main Electricity

 

Power transmission

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to

Describe the transmission of electric power from the generating station

Explain the domestic wiring system

 

Discussions

Questions and answers

 

Photos of power transmission

Lines and power substations

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 62

teachers book 3 pages 27-29

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 117-122

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 433-434

Golden tips Physics pages 160-163

 

4-5

 

Main Electricity

 

Power consumption

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Define kilowatt hour

Determine the electrical energy consumption and cost

 

Discussions

calculations

 

Chats on power consumptions

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 63-66

teachers book 3 pages 27-29

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 125-128

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 428

Golden tips Physics pages 164

 

5

 

1-2

 

Mains Electricity

 

Domestic wiring

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the domestic wiring system

Describe the domestic wiring system

 

Discussions

Demonstrations on building wiring

Drawing circuits

 

Fuses

Wires

Switches

Electrical appliances

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 66-69

teachers book 4 pages 27-29

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 125-121-122

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 433-435

Golden tips Physics pages 162

 

3

 

Mains Electricity

 

Domestic electrical appliances

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Explain the function of fuse in domestic wiring

Explain the function of a two-way switch in domestic wiring

 

Discussions

demonstration

 

domestic electrical appliances

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 66-69

teachers book 4 pages 27-29

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 125-122-124

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon( pages 433,435

Golden tips Physics pages 162

 

4-5

 

Mains Electricity

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to solve problems involving mains electricity

 

Problem solving

Discussions

Questions and answers

 

Questions from past papers

Quizzes

Exercises

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 70-71

teachers book 4 pages 29-30

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 125-128-130

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 436-438

Golden tips Physics pages 164-165

 

6

 

1-2

 

Cathode Rays

 

Production of cathode rays

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Describe the production of cathode rays

State and explain the properties of cathode rays

 

Describing the production of cathode rays

Stating the properties of cathode rays

 

Chart on the properties of cathode rays

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 72-73

teachers book 4 pages 30-32

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 131-133

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 532,535-536

Golden tips Physics pages 166-167

 

3-4

 

Cathode Rays

 

The cathode rays Oscilloscope

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the functioning of the cathode ray oscilloscope

Explain the functioning of a T.V tube

 

Discussions of parts and functions of C.R.O

 

Chart of parts and functions of C.R.O

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 73-75

teachers book 4 pages 30-32

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 133-134

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 541-545

Golden tips Physics pages 167-169

 

5

 

Cathode Rays

 

The cathode rays of Oscilloscope

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the uses of a C.R.O

 

Describing the working of a T.V tube

 

T.V tube

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 73-75

teachers book 4 pages 30-32

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 139

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 541-544

Golden tips Physics pages 169

 

7

 

1-2

 

Cathode Rays

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to solve problems involving cathode rays

 

Problem solving

discussions

 

Quizzes

Exercises

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 77-79

teachers book 4 pages 32-34

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 142-143

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 554-555

Golden tips Physics pages 170-171

 

3-5

 

X-Rays

 

Production of X-rays

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Explain the production of x-rays

State and explain the properties of X-rays

Distinguish between hard and soft x-rays

 

Demonstrations

Discussions

Calculations involving x-rays

 

X-ray tube

Charts

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 80-84

teachers book 4 pages 35-36

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 144-148

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 545-547

Golden tips Physics pages 171-173

 

8

 

1-2

 

X-Rays

 

Dangers of x-rays

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Explain and state the dangers of X-rays

Highlight the precautions to be undertaken when handling x-rays

 

Discussions

Explanations

 

Charts showing the dangers of x-rays

Hospital with x-ray equipment

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 84

teachers book 4 pages 35-36

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 149

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 546

Golden tips Physics pages 173

 

3

 

X-Rays

 

Uses of x-rays

 

By the end of the lesson the learner should be able to

State the uses of X-rays

Explain the uses of X-rays

 

Discussions

 

Hospital with X-ray equipment

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 84

teachers book 4 pages 35-36

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 148

Golden tips Physics pages 174

 

4-5

 

X-Rays

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Solve problems involving X-rays

 

Discussions

Problem solving

 

Quizzes

Exercise

Past papers questions

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 85-86

teachers book 4 pages 36-37

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 146-147

Golden tips Physics pages 172-173

 

9

 

1-2

 

 

Photo Electric Effect

 

Photo electric emissions

 

By the end of the lesson ,the learner should be able to

Perform simple experiments to illustrate photo electric effect

Describe simple experiments to illustrate photoelectric effect

 

Experiments

discussions

 

source of light

Metallic surfaces

Photo cell

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 87-88

teachers book 4 pages 38-40

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 151-152

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 547

Golden tips Physics pages 177

 

3

 

Photo-Electric

 

Factors effecting photoelectric emissions

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

State the factors affecting photo-electric emission

Explain the factors affecting the photoelectric emissions

 

Discussions

Demonstrations

 

charts

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 88-90

teachers book 4 pages 38-40

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 156-158

Golden tips Physics pages 179

 

4-5

 

Photo-Electric

 

 

Plank’s constant

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define plank’s constant threshold frequency work function and photoelectric effect

Explain threshold frequency, work function and photoelectric effect

 

Discussions

Demonstration

 

charts

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 90-91

teachers book 4 pages 38-40

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 153-156

Golden tips Physics pages 177-179

 

10

 

1-5

 

Photo-Electric

 

 

The quantum theory of light

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Determine the energy of p photos

Apply the equation E=hf to calculate the energy of photos

Explain photoelectric effect using Einstein’s equation=hf+1/2mv2

 

Discussions

Calculations

 

Chart on the use of Einstein’s equation

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 90-92

teachers book 4 pages 38-40

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 153-156

Golden tips Physics pages 178-180

 

11

 

1-3

 

Photo-Electric

 

 

Application of photoelectric effect

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Explain the working of a

Photo emissive cell

Photo conductive cell

Photo voltaic cell

 

Demonstrations

Discussions

 

Charts on the photo cell and how it works

Solar panels

Watch cells

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 92-93

teachers book 4 pages 38-40

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 160-163

Golden tips Physics pages 180-181

 

4-5

 

Photo-Electric Effect

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Solve problems involving photo-electric effect

 

Questions and answers

 

Set questions

Projects

Questions from past papers

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 94-95

teachers book 4 pages 40-42

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 163-165

Golden tips Physics p

Questions from past papers

 

12

 

1-2

 

Radio Activity

 

Types of radiation

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Describe the three types of radiations produced by radioactive elements

 

Discussions

 

Radiation

detectors

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 96-100

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 167-171

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 556-564

Golden tips Physics pages 184-185

 

3-4

 

Radio-Activity

 

Detecting nuclear radiations

 

By  the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to explain how to detect radio-active emissions

 

Demonstrations

Discussions

 

 

Radiation  detectors

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 96-100

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 172-175

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 556-564

Golden tips Physics pages 185-186

 

5

 

Radio-Activity

 

Detecting nuclear radiations

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to explain how a diffusion cloud chamber works

 

Demonstrations

discussions

 

Radiation  detectors

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 100

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 173-174

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 557-558

Golden tips Physics pages 189

13   MID YEAR EXAMS
14   PREPARATION OF REPORTS AND CLOSING

 

 

PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR

TERM III

 

 

 

 

 

REFERENCES:

  1. Secondary Physics KLB
  2. Comprehensive Secondary Physics
  3. Principles of Physics
  4. Golden Tips
  5. Teacher’s Book

 

 

WK LSN TOPIC SUB-TOPIC OBJECTIVES L/ACTIVITIES L/T AIDS REFERENCE REMARKS
1 1-5 REPORTING AND REVISION OF LAST TERM’S EXAMS
 

2

 

1-2

 

Radio-Activity

 

Radio-active decay

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to define radio-active decay and half life

 

 

discussion

 

Charts on radio-active decay

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 100-102

teachers book 4 pages 42-45

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 176-181

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 566-568

Golden tips Physics pages 186-187

 

3-5

 

Radioactivity

 

Nuclear fission and fusion

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Define nuclear fission and nuclear fusion

Write balanced nuclear equations

State the application of radioactivity

 

Discussions

Problem solving

 

Periodic table

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 100-108

teachers book 4 pages 42-45

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 181-184

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 573-578

Golden tips Physics pages 190

 

3

 

1-3

 

Radio-Activity

 

Hazards of radioactivity

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

 

Explain the dangers of radioactive emissions

 

 

 

discussions

 

diffusion cloud chamber

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 105-106

teachers book 4 pages 42-45

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 182

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 565-566

Golden tips Physics pages 190

 

4-5

 

Radio-Activity

 

Revision

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to solve problems involving radioactivity and half life

 

Questions and answers

 

Set questions

Past papers questions

Exercises

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 105-106

teachers book 4 pages 45-48

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 184-185

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 579-581

Golden tips Physics pages 191

 

4

 

1-2

 

Electronics

 

Conductors and semi-conductors

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

Differentiate between conductors and semi-conductors

 

Discussions

Experiments

 

Some semi-conductors

Some insulator

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 110-111

teachers book 4 pages 45-48

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 187-189

Golden tips Physics pages 192-193

 

3-5

 

Electronics

 

Intrinsic and extrinsic semi-conductors

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to:

Explain doping in semi-conductors

Explain the working of p-n junction diode

Distinguish between intrinsic and extrinsic semi-conductors

 

Discussions

Experiments

 

Samples of semi-conductors

Complete circuit

Transistors

Junction diode

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 111-112

teachers book 4 pages 48-52

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 189-194

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 547-550

Golden tips Physics pages 193-196

 

5

 

1-5

 

Electronics

 

Characteristics of  p-n junction

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

 

sketch the current voltage characteristics for a diode

 

 

 

experiments

 

junction diode

 

 

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 161-117

teachers book 4 pages 48-52

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 189-194

Golden tips Physics pages 194-196

 

6

 

1-5

 

Electronics

 

Applications of diodes

 

By the end of the lesson, the learner should be able to

explain the application of diodes in rectifications

 

 

Discussions

Questions and answers

 

Chart showing the application of diode

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 117-120

teachers book 4 pages 48-52

Secondary physics KLB students book 4 page 198-201

Principles of physics (M.Nelkon) pages 198-201

Golden tips Physics pages 196-198

7   REVISION FOR KCSE
8   KCSE EXAMS

 

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