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PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK FORM FOUR LATEST UPDATE

PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR 

TERM I

REFERENCES:

  1. Secondary Physics KLB
  2. Comprehensive Secondary Physics
  3. Principles of Physics
  4. Golden Tips
  5. Physics by Nelkon
  6. 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

 

Thin Lenses

 

Converging 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 4 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

 

Thin Lenses

 

Parts of    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 lenses

 

-Chart showing the parts of     thin lens

-Graph paper

-Diverging lens

-Converging lens

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 1-3

teachers book 4 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

 

Thin 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

-Metre rule

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 2-3

teachers book 4 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

 

Thin Lenses

 

Images in thin 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 4 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

 
 

2-3

 

Thin Lenses

 

Images formed by 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 by converging lenses.

 

Describing the characteristics of images formed by converging lenses

 

-Graph paper

-Geometrical set

-Converging lenses

-Screen

-Candle

-Metre rule

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 5-6

teachers book 4 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

 

Thin Lenses

 

Images formed by diverging lenses

 

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

-Locate images formed by diverging lenses using ray construction method.

-Describe the images formed by diverging lenses.

 

Describe the characteristics of the image formed by diverging lenses

-Graph paper

-Geometrical set

-Diverging lenses

-Screen

-Metre rule

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 5

teachers book 4 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

 
 

4

 

 

 

1

 

Thin 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.

-Describe the working 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

 

Thin 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

 

Thin 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

 
 

5

 

1

 

Thin 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 4 pages 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

 

Thin 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 4 pages 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

 

Thin 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 how the human eye defects are corrected.

 

-Charts showing eye defects and how they are corrected

Comprehensive secondary physics students book 4 pages 13-14

teachers book 4 pages 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

 
 

6

 

1-2

 

Thin 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 4 pages 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

 
 

7

 

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

 
 

8

 

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

 
 

9

 

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:-

-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

 
 

10

 

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

 
 

11

 

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 greenhouse 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=Fƛ

 

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

-Solve numerical problems involving C=fƛ.

 

-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

 
 

12

 

 

 

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

Fleming’s right hand rule

 

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.

– State Fleming’s right hand rule.

-Apply Fleming’s right hand rule.

 

-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

 

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

 
13   END YEAR EXAMINATIONS  

 

 

PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR 2012

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 core 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  photons

-Apply the equation E=hf to calculate the energy of photons.

-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   EXAMS  
14   PREPARATION OF REPORTS AND CLOSING  

 

 

PHYSICS SCHEMES OF WORK

FORM FOUR 2012

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

-connecting wire

-dry cells

 

 

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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