科學科

科學科

Aims 目標

For students  讓學生

  • acquire the basic scientific knowledge and concepts for living in and contributing to a scientific and technological world;
  • develop the ability to enquire and to solve problems;
  • be acquainted with the language of science and be equipped with the skill in communicating ideas in science related contexts;
  • develop curiosity and interest in science;
  • recognize the usefulness and limitations of science and the interactions between science, technology and society and develop an attitude of responsible citizenship, including respect for the environment and commitment to the wise use of resources;
  • be able to appreciate and understand the evolutionary nature of scientific knowledge.
  • 獲得基本的科學知識及概念,以便在這廣受科學和科技影響的世界中生活,並作出貢獻;
  • 培養尋根究柢及解決問題的能力,以提升學能;
  • 熟習運用科學語言,並掌握相關的傳意技能;
  • 培養對科學的好奇心及興趣;
  • 瞭解科學的實用性和局限性,認識科學、科技社會的相互影響,並培養公民應有的責任感,懂得愛護環境和善用資源,以修品勵德;
  • 能夠理解各接受科學知識不斷演進的特質。

 

Objectives 目的

Knowledge and understanding  知識和理解

Students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding in relation to

學生應具備下列的知識和有關的理解力

  • Some phenomena, facts and concepts in science
  • Some scientific vocabulary and terminology
  • Some applications of science in society and students’ everyday life
  • 一些科學上的現象、事實和概念
  • 一些科學詞彙和術語
  • 科學在社會上和學生日常生活中的一些應用事例

Scientific method and problem solving skills  科學方法和解決問題的技能

Students should be able to

學生應能

  • Ask relevant questions, suggest ideas and make predictions
  • Select and apply facts and concepts learnt to solve problems
  • Propose hypotheses and devise methods for testing them
  • Analyse data, draw conclusions and make further predictions
  • 提出適切問題、建議並作出預測
  • 選擇並運用所認識的事實和概念去解決問題
  • 提出假說並設計用以驗證假說的方法
  • 分析數據、作出結論與推測

Laboratory techniques  實驗技能

Students should be able to

學生應能

  • Handle apparatus and chemicals safely and properly
  • Carry out instructions for experiments
  • Observe and describe objects and experimental results accurately
  • Select appropriate apparatus and suggest experimental procedures
  • 安全及適當地處理化學物品和使用科學儀器
  • 執行實驗指示
  • 作出小心觀察和準確地描述實驗結果
  • 選擇適當的儀器和建議實驗步驟

Communication skills  傳意技能

Students should be able to

學生應能

  • Extract relevant information from a variety of sources
  • Manipulate simple numerical and other data
  • Interpret scientific information from data presented in diagrammatic, numerical, tabular and graphical forms
  • Organize and present information in a clear and orderly manner
  • Argue for or against the use of science in technological situations based on scientific, ethical, economic, political and social considerations
  • Communicate scientific ideas and values with one another
  • 從不同資訊來源選取適當的資料
  • 處理簡單數據及其他資料
  • 闡釋由圖畫、數字、列表和圖表所表達的科學資料
  • 清晰而有條理地組織和表達資料
  • 就科學、道德、經濟、政治和社會因素對科學在科技上的應用,提出正方或反方的論據
  • 有效地傳達科學意念和價值觀

Decision making skills  作出決定的技能

Students should be able to

學生應能

  • Make objective judgements based on data and arguments presented with scientific, ethical, economic, political and social considerations
  • Support value judgement using appropriate and relevant scientific facts and knowledge
  • 基於數據和科學、道德、經濟、政治和社會等各方面的考慮來作出客觀判斷
  • 用適當和相關的科學事實和知識支持一些價值判斷

Attitude  態度

Students should

學生應

  • Develop curiosity and interest in science
  • Be aware of the importance of the safety of oneself and others in the laboratory and be committed to safe practices in daily life
  • Develop personal integrity through honest recording of experimental data
  • Develop an awareness of scientific advancement and its social, economic, environmental and technological implications
  • Be willing to communicate and comment on issues related to science and respect the decisions of others
  • Develop a positive attitude in enhancing personal and community health
  • Show concern for the care of the environment and a willingness to contribute to it
  • 對科學產生好奇心和興趣
  • 認識在實驗室中確保自己和其他同學安全的重要性,繼而在日常生活中養成注意安全的習慣
  • 可透過如實地記錄實驗結果的習慣從而培養良好的品德
  • 對科學的進步及其對社會、經濟和科技的影響抱關注的態度
  • 願意討論與科學有關的問題,並表達自己的意見和尊重他人的決定
  • 對促進個人及社群健康抱積極的態度
  • 對環境保護表示關注並樂於參

 

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