Mar 01 2008

Links for Secondary Science – Forms 1 to 3, Malaysia

Published by under Malaysia


1 Some of the links are taken from the science textbooks used in Malaysia.

2 The chapter topics are taken from the science textbooks

Form 1:  Volume 1



Chapter 1  Introduction to Science

1-1  What is science?

1-2 Science lab

Safety in lab

Symbols for hazardous substances

1-3  Steps in scientific investigation

Information about scientific method and differences between hypothesis, theory and law

1-4  Physical quantities and units

Measurement, SI units and conversion of units

1-5  Weight and mass

1-6  Measuring tools

1-7  Standard units

Summary chart/Tree diagram

Chapter 2   Cell as Unit of Life

2-1  What is a cell?

2-2  Unicellular and multi-cellular organisms

2-3  What is a cell?

2-4  Unicellular and multi-cellular organisms

Cells and function of their structures

2-3  Cell organization in human body

Organisation of cells in human body

2.4  Human body – complex organism



Form 1: Volume 2: Chapter 3: Matter

3.1  What is matter?

3.2  States of matter

3.3  Concept of density

Mass, volume and density


3-4  Properties of matter and their application in everyday life

Mass, volume and density

Variety of Resources on Earth

4-1  Various resources on Earth

Properties of metals and non-metals

4-2  Elements, compounds and mixtures

Mixtures and compounds

Compounds and mixtures

4-3  To appreciate importance of Earth’s resources



Chapter 5  Air around Us

5-1  Composition of air

5-2  Properties of oxygen and carbon dioxide

5-3  Oxygen needed for respiration

5-4  Oxygen needed for combustion

5-5  Air pollution

5-6  Importance of keeping air clean

Chapter 6  Sources of Energy

6-1  Various forms and sources of energy

6-2  Renewable and non-renewable energy sources

Non-renewable energy sources

Renewable energy sources

Renewable energy sources

6-3  Importance of conserving energy sources



Chapter 7  Heat

7-1  Heat as form of energy

Temperature and thermometer

Heat  7-2  Effects of heat flow on matter

Heat transfer

Heat and flow of heat

Formation of sea and land breezes

7-3  Effects of heat on matter

7-4  Application of expansion and contraction on matter

7-5  Absorbing and giving out heat

7-6  Benefits of heat flow

Form 2: Volume 1: 

Theme A:  Management and Continuity of Life


Chapter 1  World through Our Senses

1-1  Sensory organs and their functions

1-2  Our sense of touch

Movie about skin

Movie about skin

1-3  Our sense of smell

Nervous system. Nose

Nervous system. Nose

1-4  Our sense of taste

Movie about taste

Movie about taste

1-5  Our sense of hearing and sound

Stereophonic hearing

Stereophonic hearing

1-6  Our sense of sight and light

1-7  Stimuli and response in plants

Click ‘plant hormones and nutrition’

Click ‘plants respond to external stimuli’

Concept map

Chapter 2  Nutrition

2-1  Classes of food

Information about nutrients

Play nutrition sleuth

Click ‘open the case book’

2-2  Importance of balanced diet

2-3  Human digestive system

Click ‘digestive system’

2-4  Absorption of digested food

Move mouse over image of digestive system

Click on glasses at ascending colon

2-5  Re-absorption of water and defecation

2-6  Healthy eating habits

Theme B:  Man and Variety of Living Things

Chapter 3  Biodiversity

3-1  Variety of living organisms

3-2  Classification of animals

3-3  Classification of plants

3-4  Importance of biodiversity to environment

Malaysian jungles, rainforest, ecotourism, nature travel, and forest and wildlife guided tours


Chapter 4  Interdependence among Living Organisms and Environment

4-1  Interdependence among living organisms

Ecosystems, biomes and habitats

4-2  Interaction between living organisms

4-3  Food web

Role of living organisms, energy flow in ecosystem, food chains and food webs

4-4  Photosynthesis

4-5  Conservation and preservation of living organisms .htm

Click ‘DODO BIRD’ or other extinct organisms

4-6  Role of humans in maintaining balance in nature

Find ways we can save wild animals and environment

Form 2: Volume 2: Theme C:  Matter in Nature

Chapter 5  Water and Solution

5-1  Physical characteristics of water

5.2  Composition of water

5-3  Evaporation of water

5-4  Solution and solubility

Nature of solutions, concentrations of solutions and solubility

5-5  Acids and alkalis

5-6  Methods of water purification

Water and its treatment

5-7  Water supply system

5-8  Preservation of water quality

Chapter 6  Air pressure

6-1  Air pressure

6-2  Daily applications of principle of air pressure

6-3  Safety precautions when using gas under high pressure

Theme D:  Force and Motion

Chapter 7  Dynamics

7-1  What is force?

7-2`Measurement of force

7-3  Frictional force and its applications

Experiment about friction using toy car

7-4  Work and power

7-5  Importance of force in our daily lives


Chapter 8  Support and Movement

8-1 Support system in animals

8-2  Support system in plants

Tissues in non-woody plants and microscopic images of cells in turgid and wilting plants

8-3  Appreciating support system in living things


Artificial hip joints


Theme E:  Technological and Industrial Developments in Society

Chapter 9  Stability

9-1  Centre of gravity in objects ID=33

Discover how centre of gravity of planar object changes with shape

9-2  Importance of stability in our daily life

Chapter 10  Simple Machines

10-1  Types of levers

Click ‘lever and obelisk’

10-2  Moment of force

10-3  Innovative efforts in design of machines



Form 3:



Chapter 1  Respiration

1.1  Human breathing mechanism

1.2  Transport of oxygen in human body

1.3  Importance of healthy respiratory system



Chapter 2  Blood Circulation and Transport

2.1  Transport system in humans

Structure and function of heart

2.2  Human blood

Characteristics and functions of blood vessels

Blood groups


2.3  Transport system in plants



3.1  Human excretion

3.2  Human urinary system


Prevention and treatment of kidney failure

3.3  Excretion in plants



Chapter 4  Reproduction

4.8  Reproductive system of flowering plants

4.9  Pollination

Self-pollination and cross-pollination

4.10  Development of fruit and seeds in plants

4.11  Germination of seeds

4.12  Application of vegetative reproduction in flowering plants

Chapter 5  Growth

5.1  Pattern of human growth




Chapter 6  Land and its Resources

6.1  Minerals found in Earth’s crust

6.2  Reactions between metals and non-metals

6.3  Silicon compounds

6.4  Calcium compounds

6.5  Natural fuel resources and their importance

Chapter 7   Electricity

7.1  Electrostatics

7.2  Electricity

7.3  Measuring electrical energy

7.4  Relationship between current, voltage and resistance

Ohm’s law

7.5  Parallel and series circuits

7.6  Series circuit

7.7  Parallel circuit

7.8  Magnetism

7.9  Electromagnetism

Chapter 8  Generation of Electricity

8.1  Generation of electrical energy

8.2  Transformer

8.3  Electrical power transmission and distribution system

8.4  Electrical supply and wiring system at home

8.5  Cost of electrical energy usage

8.6  Functions of fuse and earth wire

8.7  Importance of safety precautions in use of electrical energy

8.8  Conserving electrical energy

Chapter 9  Stars and Galaxies

9.1  Sun

9.2  Stars and galaxies in universe

9.3  Existence of universe as gift from God

Chapter 10  Space Exploration

10.1  Developments in astronomy and space exploration

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