Grade 7 Integrated Science- Year End Examination Syllabus and Details_April 2017

Grade 7 Integrated Science- Year End Examination Syllabus and Details_April 2017

Dear Parents and Students,

Please find Integrated Sciences: Year End Examination Syllabus and details mentioned below.

Grade 7 Integrated Sciences Syllabus:

Unit-1: Unit of Life (Cells)

  • Characteristics of living things
  • Lab Process: Mounting of Onion cells
  • Cell theory
  • Unicellular and Multicellular organisms
  • Inside a cell-Cell organelles
  • Types of cells
    • Plant cell
    • Animal Cell
    • Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic cells
  • Virus- Living or Non- Living
  • Organisation of life
Unit-2: BEING A SCIENTIST through Measurement and Experimenting (States of Matter and Mixtures)

  • States of Matter
  • Process which bring about change in state of matter
    • Melting, Boiling, Freezing, Evaporation, Sublimation, Condensation
  • Particle theory of matter- All postulates
  • Fourth state of matter- Plasma
  • Mixtures- Types of Mixtures
    • Homegenous
    • Heterogenous
  • Solution- Components of a solution
    • Solvent
    • Solute
  • Seperation techniques
Unit-3: Earth and Beyond

  • Rotation and Revolution
  • Day and night
  • Hemispheres of Earth
  • Climate zones
  • Seasons
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Time Zone
  • Moon- Phases of Moon
  • Eclipse-Lunar and Solar
  • Asteroids, Comets, Meteors
Unit 4: Classification and Adaptation

  • Basic- 5 kingdom classification
  • Importance and use of dichotomous key for classification
  • Animal Adaptation and its types according to animal habitat
  • Classification of Vertebrates
  • Coral Reef
Unit 5: Force and Motion

  • Understanding the terms : Distance,displacement,speed,velocity and acceleration.
  • Formulae for speed, velocity and acceleration.
  • Apply the formulae to calculate each of these quantities.
  • Graph of : (i) Average speed vs. time, (ii) Distance vs. time
  • Basic idea of force
  • Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
  • Newton’s 3 laws of motion
  • Application of these laws to real life situations and Sports.
  • Understanding Friction and it’s role in day to day life situations.
Unit 6: Making Sense of Elements and Compounds

  • Atomic Theory
  • Structure of atom
  • Subatomic particles
  • Atomic Number, Atomic Mass Number
  • Isotopes
  • Periodic Table
  • Metals and Non-metals
  • Valency of elements
  • Compounds
  • Difference between Atoms, Elements, Molecules, Compounds and Mixtures
  • Basic Chemical Reactions

Important Note: You can refer the resources shared by teachers through the resource folders for all units on drive to prepare for the exam. These resources are compilation of resources used in classroom- all videos, worksheets, website links, ppts etc.

Examination Details

  • There will be one paper in Integrated Sciences in Second Term Examination.
  • Paper will consist of Short response questions, Medium and Long response questions.

Duration of Paper: 2 hours

  • Highest Achievement level: 32
  • Highest grade: 7

Paper will assess all the four criteria of Integrated Sciences –

  • Criterion A: Knowing and Understanding
  • Criterion B: Inquiring and Designing
  • Criterion C: Processing and Evaluation
  • Criterion D: Reflecting on impact of science

Regards,

MYP Sicence Teachers

 

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