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LESSON PLAN

(Subject: SCIENCE)

Form : 4 Topaz
Day : Wednesday
Date : 24th February 2016
Time : 9.15 a.m. to 10.25 a.m. (70 minutes)
Subject : Science
Topic : Heredity and Variation
Subtopics : 3.4 - Mutation
Main Concepts : Gene and chromosome mutation
Key Words : Mutation, albinism, colour blindness, Downs syndrome,
Klinefelters syndrome, Turners syndrome
Aim : Students are able to understand the concept of mutation.
Learning Objectives : At the end lesson, students should be able:
1. To state what mutation is
2. State the types of mutation
3. List the examples of mutation
4. Identify cause of mutation
5. State the advantages and disadvantages of mutations

Noble Values : Realising that science is a mean to understand natural processes


Thinking Skills : Relating, analysing, predicting
Teaching Methods : 1. Discussion with students
Teaching Aids : 1. Slide of gene and chromosome mutation
2. Science Process Skills, Form 4
Hypothesis : Mutation is a spontaneous change to the structure of genes or
chromosomes of an organism
Previous Knowledge: Students know the function of chromosomes and genes
References:
1. Yeap Tok Heng. 2015. eNotes Science SPM. Petaling Jaya: Sasbadi Sdn. Bhd
2. Hayati et al. 2005. Science Form 4. Bangi: Pustaka Alhas (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Content Procedure Teachers Classroom Material/Notes


Language

Introduction 1. A short 1. On Monday 1. Slide


discussion is we discussed
(15 minutes) held on the the 2. Textbook
contents of mechanism of
1. Previous the previous inheritance
lesson lesson. proposed by
Gregor
Mendel

2. What are the


definitions of
genotype and
phenotype?

3. What is a
hybrid?

4. Who
determines
the sex of a
child?

5. How do we
differentiate
between
identical and
non-identical
twins?

1. The 1. Can anyone 1. Slide


Development hypothesis is state what 2. Textbook
asked. mutation is?
(45 minutes)
2. The slide for 2. A mutation is
1. Definition of
the mutation ______.
mutation
of genes is 3. Mutations are
2. Types of
shown caused by
mutation
3. Teacher asks ______.
3. Factors that
questions to 4. There are two
cause
each group types of
mutation
mutation,
which are
_____.

1. Conclusion 1. Lets make a 1. Repetition of


Closure is made conclusion of lesson
2. Homework is todays learned
(10 minutes)
assignment lesson. 2. Exercise is
1. Summary of
2. Are all given for
lesson
mutations bad students to
2. Homework
for living consolidate
organisms? concept
Why? learned
3. For more
understandin
g about this
topic, please
complete the
exercises on
Pages 33-35
from your
Process Skills
book.
4. We will
review the
answers on
Thursday.
5. Thank you
class.

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