PEDAGOGIC PRACTICES IN PHYSICAL SCIENCE
Very Short Answer Questions
1. State the Law of conservation of momentum.
2. How will you prove that Chlorine has great affinity towards Hydrogen?
3. Give the Chemical name and formulae for Plaster of Paris and Gypsum.
4. How can students be motivated to learn the topic ‘electrochemical series?
5. Differentiate between Density and Specific gravity.
6. Alcohol and sugar contain the same kind of atoms but they differ in properties. Why?
7.How will you prove/teach that Vibration is the cause of sound?
8.Suggest a play activity based on the topic ‘centre of gravity’
9.Write two examples for exothermic reactions with equation.
10.How will you make students conceive the idea of ‘hybridisation’?
11.What learning activities will you provide to teach the bleaching property of Chlorine?
12.Give two assignments for learning the topic ‘States of matter’.
13.Write two major concepts to be developed while teaching ‘law of conservation of energy’.
14.Differentiate between Velocity and Acceleration.
15.Suggest a demonstration to teach ‘conductivity of bases’.
16. The focal length of the eye piece of two different optical instruments is given. with these data how will you say, which one of them is a microscope or telescope
17.Mention any two examples of allotrope.
18.Give any two experiments you may suggest your students in order to make them understand the properties of NH3
19.Specify the instructions you may given to your students who are going to prepare chlorine in the laboratory.
20.Explain the concept of magnetic Flux.
21What do you mean by electromagnetic induction?
22.How will you explain the dual nature of light to your pupils?
23.Give two examples which can be used to make your Standard IX students to understand the concept of force.
24.Mercury does not wet glass walls.Why?
25.Distinguish between reversible and irreversible reactions.
26.Some students mix up small letters and capital letters in specific symbolism.How can the teacher impress upon them the danger of mixing up
(i) g and G in physics.
(ii) co and CO in chemistry.
27.List out two activities which can be provided to develop the concept of
28.What are the applications of electrolysis in day to day life?
29.What is the working principle of a Dynamo?
30.Pictorially represent one life example each for the first and third order levers making clearly the effort arm and the resistance arm.
31.How will you introduce the difference between speed and velocity ?
32. What happens when metallic sodium is reactd with ice cold water ?
33.List the qualities of a good distractor of a multiple choice question.IIustrate
With an Example.
34. How will you develop the concept catalysis ?
35. Design a demonstration to prove that moving wind can generate power.
36. What is the use of radiocarbon dating ?
37. “An iron used to prepare Bordeaux mixture in an agricultural filed seems to be
Shining with an attractive colour is an observation made by a student .How it can be correlated in your classroom Teaching ?
38. What is a blue print in evaluation ?
39. List the teaching aids that you use while dealing the defects of eyes.
40. Identify an analogy to use in a class on isotopes.
41. “A test may be reliable but not valid” –IIIustrate.
42. Prepare two test items to check the behavioural outcome:identifies and discriminates ?
43.How will you demonstrate the conductivity of bases ?
44.Name any two software that can be used in a CAI class .
45.Give two examples of compound with SP2 Hybridisation.
46. Explain the significance of carbon Dating?
47. Differentiate between Density and Specific gravity .
48. What is meant by escape velocity ?
49. Give two advantage of inertia in daily life.
50. List the teaching aids to teach Friction ?
51. What are the precautions to be taken while using aids in the lab ?
52. List four characteristics of a good test .
53. Identify the transfer value of learning Osmosis ?
54. List the steps to arrange a demonstration to teach that carbon dioxide is heavier than air.
55. IIustrate with examples ,the concept “Isotopes”
56. Mention the uses of radioactivity in practical life
57. Suggest two situations to explain the concept of inverse square law
58. Define Blueprint ,What is its use ?
59. What steps would you take to explain, type of wave motion ?
60. What do you mean by electrolysis ?
62. Give the conceptual meaning of pedagogic analysis .
63. What are the prerequisites needed for assimilating the concept “Archimedes Principle” ?
64. Name four measurable properties of gases .
65. State Hund’s rule.
66. What do you mean by mole Fraction ?
67. What is pH value ?
68.Write two objectives type items for the objectives Application .
69. What do you mean by Remedial teaching ?
70. What is allotropy ?
71. Draw the sketch of “Kipps Apparatus”.
72. How will you prove that Chlorine has got great affinity towards Hydrogen ?
First Law of Motion . Newton
74.Give the criteria for the evaluation of an assignment .
75. IIustrate the system of grading adopted in the evaluation system ?
76. What do you mean by molarity ?
77.Explian the concept of pH value ?
78. What are the pre-requisites needed for assimilating the concept “Archimedes Principle” ?
79. How do you identify Ammonia ?
80. Prepare a blackboard summary of the topics “Classification 0f organic compounds”?
81.Name different types of test items .
82. What do you mean by “916 gold”?
83.Explain the concept “Isotopes”
84.Write one example each for endothermic and exothermic reactions with equations
85.List two learning context to generate the concept “power”
86. How will you demonstrate that length of a material decides the frequency of sound produce on vibrations ?
87.Suggest two motivating questions to introduce the topic role of chemistry in life ?
88. What is rotational velocity ?
89. Identify the value of learning projectile motion .
90. Give two advantages of friction in daily life
91. Being a covalent compound hydrochloric acid is a conductor –why ?
92.IIustrate the use of analogy in physic and chemistry
93. Distinguish adsorption from absortion.
94. Name any two software’s that can be used in a science CAI
95. Give two examples of compounds with SP3 hybridizations
96. List any two reference books in physics or chemistry
97.What precautions you would take to prevent fire in a science lab ?
98. Give two science club activities that promote process skill development
99. Suggest an analogy to develop the concept of potential difference
100. List any two scientific principles that your students can comprehend by visiting a hydro electric power station.
101. Specify the instructions that you may give to your students while using a kipps’s apparatus in laboratory.
102. Outline an experiment to help your students to recognize transverse wave motion
103. Give one example for a scientific principle .How does it differ from a hypothesis
104. Distinguish an oxidizer from a reducer
105. Explain valency through an example.
106. “Eventhough sky appers blue on day time we can watch a collage of colours during sunset was a doubt raised by your students .Give Explanation.
107.How will you demonstrate “latent heat”?
108.Draw the symbols of a cell and resistance
109. How would you demonstrate that vibration is necessary to produce sound ?
110.Suggest two life situations by which you can explain
’s Third law of motion Newton
111. List two positive and negative examples each for the concept hydrocarbon to use in a concept Attainment Model (CAM)
112. Write down two life situations by which you can correlate in a class on surface tension.
113. List two science club activities which promote development of psycho-motor skills
114.Write down the blackboard summary for the topic Chemical and physical changes.
115.Write down two ‘life situations you would use to develop the difference between speed and velocity.
116.Prepare two objective type questions to check the specifications:
(i)compares and (ii)computes on a topic of your choice.
117.List two non-conventional energy sources.
118.Draw the structure of benzene.
119. Suggest two life situations by which you can explain
’s First Law of Motion. Newton
120.Distinguish between nuclear fission and fusion.
121.Water is heated from 00C to 100C.Plot the T.V curve of the change.
122.Give the use of transformers in an electric circuit.
123.List the contributions of Mende Leeve and Vikram Sarabhai to the development of Science.
124.Distinguish an objective based question from an objective type question.
125.Suggest two motivating questions to introduce the role of chemistry in daily life.
126.List two local resources available in your neighbourhood and indicate how you will use it to teach your pupils.
127.Identify the hardware and software items that can be used in class on ‘types of wave motion’.
128.Why does the sky appears blue on day while red at sunset?
(Short answer questions)
1.IIIustrate with examples the factors affecting the rate of a chemical reaction.
2. How will you demonstrate the formation of images by concave and convex Lenses
3. Suggest any two life situations in order to explain “Newtons Third law of motion”
4. Explain the steps to demonstrate the preparation and properties of Carbon dioxide.
5. List out the properties and uses of d-block elements ,citing examples from daily life.
6. How pupils can be motivated to appreciate the contributions of C.V Raman in the filed of Science
7. List two experiments you may conduct to teach reversible reaction.
8. Prepare five multiple choice test items to evaluate the topic “oxidation and reduction”.
9.IIIustrate with life examples ,the differences between forces of cohesion and adhesion.
10. Suggest two learning situations to conceive Charle ‘s Law by pupils.
11. Enlist five concepts developed from learning the topic ‘chemical equilibrium’.
12.Suggest any two life situations to explain momentum .IIIustrate.
13.suggest student activites (with charts ,models or other improvisations)which can help pupils to understand the concept of fission and fusion
14.Explain and illustrate four ways of reducing friction.
15. Prepare objective test items ,on topics of your choice to cover the following specifications .The pupil
a) Knows terms
b) Knows specific facts
16. Suggest two pupil centered activities to teach chemical equilibrium.
17. How will you teach your students to distinguish between a diode and triode.
18. What are transition elements? Give their peculiar properties.
19. “Carbon can from a very large number of compounds”. How will you convince this to your pupils?
20. How will you introduce the mole concept? What learning activities will you provide to teach the difference between ‘gram mole’ and ‘gram atom’.
21. State the teaching aids you will prepare for teaching topics on aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons.
22. How will you explain Le-Chatelier principle to your pupils?
23. What learning aids would you suggest to teach Archimedes Principle?
24. List any five prerequisite for teaching the lesson on electromagnetic induction.
25.What are the different type of objective type tests ? Give one example for each on any topic of your choice
26.Suggest a project that can be done by your students on heating effect of electric current .How will you grade the project report ?
27. What do you mean by a functional group ? Prepare an analytical chart of the structure and properties of different functional groups.
28. Two lenses ,one of focal length 20 cm and the other of 10 cm .are given .How will you arrange them to demonstrate the working of a compound microscope and a telescope?
29. Taking kitchen as an open-learning context, develop three concepts each from physics and Chemistry
30. Develop an experimental set-up to illustrate the fact that rapid evaporation results in the cooling of liquids.
31. What is friction ? Compare its advantages and disadvantages.
32. Hydrochloric acid and sulphuric acid were kept in unlabelled bottles .How will you help your students t o identify them ?
33. What demonstrations will you do to distinguish electronic conduction from electrolytic conduction ?
34. Describe the steps in water purification
35. Draw the laboratory set-up for preparing hydrogen sulphide. What are the usual mistakes that students may bring in drawing the set-up ?
36.Write a note on liquid crystals .Mention the uses of it.
37. How will you explain the difference between covalent bond and Electrovalent bond?
38. Compare the bleaching property of chlorine with that of SO2.
39. With suitable illustrations explain the difference between Refractions and Dispersion.
40.Suggest two life situations indicating the scope and uses of electroplating ?
41. Prepare five multiple choice questions for evaluating the topic ‘Electrolysis’.
42. Explain two demonstrations to teach ‘exothermic reactions’.
43. Suggest five situations to help pupils appreciate the importance of nitrogen compounds in daily life
44. How will you demonstrate physical and chemical changes?
45. Enlist five psychomotor learning experiences associated with the learning of circular motion.
46. Suggest any topic and five learning experiences for students in a chemical industry of your choice.
47. Prepare test items from Physics /Chemistry for the following objectives. The pupil
e)Translates (from graphic to verbal )
48.Illustrate with examples the utility of compounds of transition elements in daily life
49. Explian properties of zero vector .Give two example.
50. Explain Faraday’s coli-magnet experiment with help of a diagram.
51. identify and explain the major componacets to be taught under “Transformers”.
52.Describe radio-active radiation with the help of diagram.
53. Explain different type of isomers
54. Describe the importance of the assessment of non-cognitive domain.
55.What do you mean by concentration of solution ?What are the methods of expressing it
56. Explain Boyle’s Law with the help of diagram.
57. Distinguish between Lesson plan and unit plan
58. Explain different criteria for the systematic observation of a lesson
59.State the curricular objective on the concept surface tension.
60. Explain the practical aspects of electrolysis in industries
61. Explain how the relation PE=mgh is arrived at.
62.Give details of two teaching aids to be used in the lesson ‘circular motion’.
63. Write the black board summary for the lesson ‘Preparation of Chlorine’.
64. Deseribe the concept of continuous and comprehensive evaluation.
65. Describe a working model you have developed for teaching experience .Give the advantages of model ?
66. Explain the properties of a zero vector .Give two Examples.
67.Decribe radio-active radiation with the help of diagram.?
68. How do you explain Faraday’s magnet and coil experiment?
69. What is Snell’s Law? How do you find out through an experiment?
70. How do you distinguish between pedagogic analysis and methodology of teaching?
71. Define concentration of solution .What are the methods of expressing it.
72. Identify and explain the major components to teach ‘transformers.’
73. How will you demonstrate the formation of images by concave and convex lenses?
74. How will you use historical approach to introduce the unit ‘periodic classification of elements’?
75. List out the steps you may adopt on developing the concept of balanced chemical equations.
second law of motion .How will you help your students to solve a mathematical
problem based on it.? Newton
77. Show with the help of a cross sectional diagram the major parts of an electric generator .identify the major principle in the working of a generator
78. Suppose that you allow your students to observe scientifically wireman at work.How will you equip you students to make the observation systematically?
79. Distinguish forces of cohesion and adhesion with suitable life examples.
80. List out the major properties of elements in the d-block .Point out the utility of any two such properties.
81. Prepare the blue print of a visual aid you may use to show your students of the difference between rectification and amplification of sound
82. How will you develop the concept that different material expand differently on heating
83. ‘A girl cannot see objects clearly with 30 cms’.Analyse the situation and extract sufficient pedagogic components to use in your class
84. Specify the instructions that you may give to a class in which your students want to prepare ammonia.
85. Give the blue print of the diagram that you may use to explain the function of a transformer
86. Suggest three games that your students can play with thermocol balls. Identify the science concepts you may correlate with the games
87. List the functions of a follow –up-activity in a lesson plan. Develop two such items which can ensure social constructivism among your students
88. Prepare a narrative description of the conductivity of metals and electrolytes.
89. Explain with an illustrative classroom activity the concept of magnetic flux density.
90.Deseribe any two instance by which you can incorporate historical approach while dealing with extraction of metals
91. What do you mean by non-conventional source of energy? Identify the possibility of any such resource in kerala.
92. How a fluorescent lamp differ from an incandescent lamp?
93. What activities would you conduct to explain forces on a book kept on a table ?
94. Develop a set of questions by which you can inspire the scientific inquiry on a topic of your choice
95.List out the possible previous knowledge for introducing the topic chemical and physical changes
96. Draw the diagram showing the image formation by a concave mirror .List out the possible errors that your students may make while drawing it.
97.Prepare the blue print of a teaching aid which you may use to develop the concept of electrovalent bond
98. Mention any two uses of the magnetic effect of electric current to make your students appreciate its importance
99. Describe the teaching – learning activities that you may prefer to implement while developing the concept neutralization.
100.A student cannot see objects clearly beyond seven meters. What type of lens is to used by him to see long distant objects clearly? How will you explain to your students?
101. Write five test items to assess your students scientific attitude.
102. Locate the learning difficulties that you expect during the teaching of radioactivity.
103. Deseribe the steps that you may adopt to standardize a unit test.
104. Prepare a content analysis for the topic,’classification of organic compounds, as per concept attainment model(
105.How will you make your students to appreciate the use of ‘Reflection of sound’?
106.How will you introduce a lesson on bleaching action of chlorine?
(Essay type questions)
1. Discuss the objectives teaching strategy and evaluation procedure in the teaching of either ‘electromagnetic induction’ or ‘electrolysis’.
2.Outline the steps you may adopt while teaching ‘Periodic Table’ using historical method.State the evaluation questions and teaching aids used while teaching.
3.Distinguish between the two types of electrochemical cells?How will you teach it through discovery method?
4.Outline the steps you may adopt while teaching the different types of waves.
5.Prepare a lesson plan on any one of the following topic :-
a) Velocity and acceleration.
b) Chemical bonding.
6.Prepare a systematic lesson plan on (A) type of transformer (B) Introduction to hydrocarbons.
7. State the laws of thermodynamics .List out the teaching –learing activities with the process skills that you may be able to develop while teaching the laws.
8. Discuss in detail, taxonomy of educational objectives with specific examples from physics /chemistry.
9. Based on any one of the following lessons , prepare an achievement test with the help of blueprint:
(a) Working of a transformer
(b) preparations and properties of nitric acid.
10. Selecting one topic each from physics and chemistry, explain the procedure you would adopt when environmental approach is used for teaching / learning.
11. Select any unit of physical Science of 10th standard and prepare a Unit Plan indicating the objectives, strategies, teaching aids and evaluation.
12. Prepare a lesson plan on any one of the following topics for a period of 40 minutes duration
(a) Centrifugal force.
(b) Preparation and properties of sulphuric acid.
13. Explain how would you introduce and develop any one of the following topic so as to develop scientific appreciation in your pupils.
14. Select any unit of physical science of 10th standard and prepare a unit plan.
15. Prepare a systematic lesson plan on (a) Oxidation and reduction Or (b) Types of transistors.
16. Prepare a lesson segment on basic ideas of astrophysics.What are the teaching –learning aids you may use in a class on the topic?
17. Explain the laboratory preparation of carbon dioxide with relevant diagram.Spell out the activities you may follow to motivate your pupils while dealing the properties of carbon dioxide.
18. Prepare a detailed lesson plan on:
(a) Solubility of ammonia in water OR
(b) Nuclear Reactors.
19. Prepare a blueprint of an achievement test on ionic bond or heat and change of state.
20. How will you express the concentration of a solution?Prepare a systematic content analysis and teaching learning activities for the various units used to express concentration of solutions.
21 .Prepare a lesson plan based on the Behaviourist or constructivist formate on (a)series and Parallel connections of resistances or (b)Laboratory preparation of CO2.
22.Develop the content analysis,teaching-learning activities and tools of evaluation to introduce and develop the concept physical change and chemical change..
23.Select a suitable unit from secondary school Physics or Chemistry and prepare the design ,the blue print and the question paper for an achievement test.