Author(s): Dianna Lane
Learning Science for Upper Block 5/6 is based on the latest Primary Science Syllabus in Singapore. There are two sets of books in this series for the Upper Block: Systems & Cycles, and Energy & Interactions. This book will also be useful for Australian students wanting to learn about the important science concepts of Systems and Cycles. Each topic contains thoughtfully crafted questions that will assist students in mastering science easily and effectively. The different sections provide ample practice and train students to use key scientific facts and keywords. Structured questions clarify and consolidate science concepts and many real-life examples are used to aid students in understanding and broadening their general science knowledge and interest. Features of this book: This book covers two themes: Systems and Cycles. Each topic is divided into: Knowledge and Understanding of Topics Application of Higher Order Thinking Skills and Processes Knowledge and Understanding of Concepts Questions are specially written to help students with their science lessons. Sections A, B and C are designed to give a thorough grounding of the science topics. Section A: Multiple-choice Questions This section consists of 10 must-know multiple-choice questions. Section B: Short Structured Questions This section consists of structured questions that test a student’s understanding and ability to apply scientific knowledge. Section C: Learning Curve — Get Set To Go! This section consists of exercises designed to reinforce a student’s familiarity with and consolidate science concepts in a fun and interesting way. Students may choose to do this section before or after they have learnt the topic. Exercises include crossword puzzles, 'true or false' questions and matching games. Application of Higher Order Skills and Processes in Thinking Questions are carefully designed to allow students to apply what they have learnt using the given data. Section D: Multiple-choice Questions This section consists of challenging multiple-choice questions. Depending on the topic, the number of questions may vary. Section E: Short Structured Questions This section consists of process skill questions that test a student’s understanding and ability to apply scientifi c knowledge. The student will need to analyse, classify,predict, infer, interpret data, plan investigations and communicate facts succinctly. These questions will hone a student’s skills in answering and understanding science questions. This series provides an excellent and extensive range of questions for students to practise on and build up a solid foundation in science.