1. Answer the following question in about 600 words.
Prepare a list of the various approaches and methods of teaching science at secondary stage. Describe in detail the approach that is best according to you. Describe its advantages and disadvantages.
Differentiate between Assessment and Evaluation of students’ performance. How will you monitor learner’s progress in science ? How does the technique of assessment in science theory differ from that in science practical ?
2. Answer the following question in about 600 words.
Identify the main teaching points, formulate corresponding objectives and explain the teaching- learning process that you will follow while teaching ONE of the following topics at secondary level :
(a) Chemical Reactions.
(b) Mitosis and Meiosis.
3. Write brief notes on any five of the following in about 120 words each.
(a) Laboratory Method of teaching Science.
(b) Importance of teaching Science in schools.
(c) Food Preservation.
(d) Conservation of Natural Resources.
(e) Developing skills in Science at school level.
(f) Changes needed in Evaluation System in Science at secondary stage.
(g) Concept of Mole.
(h) Formation of images by lenses.
4. Answer the following question in about 600 words.
What is a laboratory ? How is an experiment different from routine verification ? How will you plan, equip, maintain and use your laboratory to enable your students to derive maximum benefit from it keeping in mind the objectives of teaching science at secondary stage ?