04 Feb What your science tuition teacher wants you to know to score well for science examinations. (Part 3)
Your science tuition teacher wants you to take note of the following to ensure a high score for the PSLE science open-ended questions.
Take note of all the science tuition questions mentioned in Part 2. They are
Did you underline the keywords in the science question and in the data given?
Did you underline the aim of the experiment?
Did you underline the constant variable and the changed variable?
Did you underline the axis of the graph/reading of the graph if any?
If diagrams are present, be sure to underline the variables.
(E.g. in the dark, bubbles, wood, aluminium)
Be absolutely clear about what the question is asking for.
Determine the TOPIC for the science tuition question or is it a combination of topics.
Apply the science CONCEPTS needed to deduce the answer.
Think and write down all the necessary scientific KEYWORDS that can be used for that topic. (Use scientific terms)
Put the keywords together and format a complete answer.
Some points to note during science tuition classes:
a) State the units where necessary.
b) For finding the number of food chains in a food web, use different coloured pencils.
Science tuition will help to reinforce scientific concepts and enhance understanding. You can be assured your understanding and answering techniques will reach a new higher level and you can achieve more!