Science


Key Learning Area

Science Education

Objectives

We aim to enable students to

  • acquire the basic scientific knowledge and concepts for living in and contributing to a scientific and technological world;
  • master scientific skills in performing and designing experiments;
  • develop the ability to inquire and to solve problems;
  • be acquainted with the language of science and be equipped with the skills 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;
  • be able to apply their acquired knowledge in solving daily life problems.

Department Members

Department Head

Mr. Lam Pui Chow

Assistant Department Head

Mr. Ho Hok Leung, Mr Lam Man Fai

Teachers

Mr. Hung Kwang Hse

Miss Chan Hau Yin

Mr Lam Hoi Ting

Miss Tsui Wai Sum

Laboratory Technicians
Mr. Li Yun Kau
Mr. Ng Chun Ming

Academic Activities

The Science Department organized science quizzes for S.1 and S.2 students. The students actively participated in the quiz.

Active participation of students in the Science Quiz

A group of S.4 students joined an online workshop on Hong Kong forests, learning biodiversity in HK and the importance of forest conservation.

S.4 students participating the online workshop on Hong Kong Forest Conservation

Students participated the science related OLE activity, using WiFi eyepieces with microscopes and iPads to observe crystal formation and microorganisms.

Students participating the science related OLE activity: Wonders of the microscopic world

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Our students are demonstrating the use various laboratory equipment to the guests

This activity was organized by the HKIVE, Faculty of Engineering of HKU, Hong Kong Construction Association. 4 of our S.4 students jointed this activity. They had hands on experience of constructing a bridge.

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Student-led Science Department Activity:

Crystal DIY workshop

Around 20 students from various forms (S.1-5) joined the workshop.  They had the hand on experience to design and make their own crystal stones.

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Students enjoying making crystal stones with their own hands

Outstanding Achievements

Some of our junior form (S.2-3) students joined 2021 Science Assessment Test organized by Hong Kong Association for Science and Mathematics Education, they achieved outstanding results.

Diamond Award: 

Choi Tin Yan, Chow Sze Tsun

2021 Science Assessment Test: Awardees of the Diamond Award

 

Gold Award: 

Lie Yin Ting, Wong Hoi Pak Edison

2021 Science Assessment Test: Awardees of the Gold Award

 

Silver Award: 

Chan Ka Hei, Chan Siu Yeung, Ko Yan Yu, Lam Yuet Hei, Lee Mei Wai, Mak Yan Yu, Yau Ying Shan

 

2021 Science Assessment Test: Awardees of the Silver Award

Bronze Award: 

Chan Kam Yan, Cheng Hoi Ting, Hui Chung Tung, Hui Tsz Tung, Lau Yat Kiu,

Leung Hoi Lam, Leung Yee Lam, Mak Yau Ka, Wan Tin Lam, Yau Chi Him,

Yuen Shing Him

2021 Science Assessment Test: Awardees of the Bronze Award

Some of our S.6 students joined the Hong Kong Biology Literacy Award (2020/2021) organized by the Hong Kong Association for Science & Mathematics Education, our students achieved outstanding results.

 

First Class Honours: Choi Yik Chun, Kam Hoi Yi

Second Class Honours: Choi Shu Ching

Third Class Honours: Chan Shing Yan Alvin, Wang Sui Chi

Merits: Lau Ka Siu, Song Yang, Tam Tsz Ching Cheri

Students getting outstanding results in the Hong Kong Biology Literacy Award (2120/2021)

Two of our students have achieved outstanding results in the International Biology Olympiad – Hong Kong Contest 2021

5C Kennis Cheung      Bronze Award

 

6B Vincent Lau      Honourable Mention Award

Professional development initiative of the Science Department:

Lesson study on Groupwork as a pedagogical strategy to facilitate student learning in junior science

 

In the academic year (20-21), we conducted a school-based professional development project in the Science Department.  Using lesson study as our major development approach, we explore using groupwork as a pedagogical strategy to facilitate student learning in S.2 Integrated Science (ISC).    The topics and areas covered in the project include the following: evaluating eye models, investigation design about photosynthesis, making better pH indicators, solving electric circuit puzzles and free body diagrams.

 

During lesson observations, active participation and high engagement of students in learning activities were common and frequent scenes in almost all lesson trials.  They were highly motivated and enjoyed activity-based learning tasks.

 

Participating teachers actively involved in the lesson study and tried out new classroom practices, modified those practices after evaluation in order to improve the effectiveness of student learning.  Teachers  are highly motivated in this project and generally find the lesson studies meaningful and fruitful in enhancing student learning.

Teachers involved in the Groupwork Project: Ho Hok Leong, Lam Man Fai, Hung Kwang Hse, Tsui Wai Sum, Lam Pui Chow, Leung Yuen Man

Students actively participated in the groupwork learning activities

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