Unit planners

This is the template for the unit planner I will be using for my course. All unit planners can be found at the top of the topic sections and are linked at the bottom of this page for convenience.

Unit 1. Title
Date start - end

Diploma assessment

When will the content be assessed?

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
Investigation

Text book reference

Inquiry: Establishing the purpose of the unit

Transfer Goals
List here one to three big, overarching, long-term goals for this unit. Transfer goals are the major goals that ask students to “transfer”, or apply, their knowledge, skills, and concepts at the end of the unit under new/different circumstances, and on their own without scaffolding from the teacher.

Content
List here the key content that students will know by the end of the unit

Skills
List here the key skills that students will develop by the end of the unit.

Concepts
List here the key concepts that students will understand by the end of the unit

Applications
Examples of real world practical applications of knowledge.

Action: teaching and learning through Inquiry

Approaches to teaching
Tick boxes to indicate pedagogical approaches used.

Lecture
Simulation
Small group work (pairs)
Hands on practical
Video
Student centred inquiry

TOK
Examples of how TOK can be introduced in this unit

NOS
Examples of how NOS can be introduced in this unit.

Assessments
Tests, exams and marked labs

worksheets and exercises

Resources
Video clips, simulations demonstrations etc.

Reflections

What went well
List the portions of the unit (content, assessment, planning) that were successful

What didn’t work well
List the portions of the unit (content, assessment, planning) that were not as successful as hoped

Notes/changes/suggestions:
List any notes, suggestions, or considerations for the future teaching of this unit.

Unit Planner: Measurement and uncertainties

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Unit Planner: Kinematics

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Unit Planner: Forces and Newton's laws

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Unit Planner: Work, energy and power

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Unit Planner: Mini investigation

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Unit Planner: Thermal physics

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Unit Planner: Oscillations and waves

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Unit Planner: Electric fields and charge

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Unit Planner: Electricity

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Unit Planner: Circular motion and gravity

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Unit Planner: Atomic, nuclear and particle physics

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Unit Planner: Energy production

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Unit Planner: Wave phenomena

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