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Science

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Mr Tan Wee Boon
 
Subject Head 
Mr Quek Yong Cai

Senior Teacher
Mdm Radzawaty Bte Jamaludin

Teachers
Ms Kwek Yu Zhen (HOD CCE)

Mrs Goh Wai Yee  

Ms Kitty Tan Min Jie

Miss Jazreel Toh Hui Khee

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Ms Sisca Christine Haryanto

Mr Soh Yen Meng

Mr Louis Koh Soon Peng

Miss Chua Yi Jun

Mr James Goh

Mr Ho Wee Khong

Ms Ashley Li

 

Laboratory TSO/ OSO

Ms Kartini Bte Mohd Sidek (TSO)

Mdm Wong Choy Peng  (TSO)

Mdm M Vasanthakumari (OSO)


Curriculum/Subject offered

Lower Secondary

Upper Secondary

General Science Express, N(A),N(T)

 

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

Science (Phy/Chem) Express and N(A) and Science (Chem/Bio) Express

Science Syllabus (T)

Programme for the Year

Lower Secondary

Upper Secondary

Alternative assessments/Performance Tasks

Alternative assessments/Performance Tasks

Mastery Learning (Structured remedials)

Mastery Learning (Structured remedials) and extended curriculum

Green Week in conjunction with the Earth Week

Science Ignite

Funtasia

USS Stretch Programmes in Biology, Chemistry and Physics

Science Buskers

Science Buskers

Subject Literacy Programme- PALS

 

LSS Stretch Programmes

 


Achievements in Competitions

2018

COMPETITION

ACHIEVEMENT

Science Buskers Festival


Project Title: Floats Away

Students: Tan Gui Shan, Goh Yu Xuan Charmain, Tay Kai Yuan Casper

Teacher IC: Ang Yong An

 

Project Title: Science Stingers

Students: Tan Jun Ming Keenan, Max Neo Rui Feng, Darius Ching Wei Shuo

Teacher IC: James Goh

  1st Runner Up



2017

COMPETITION

ACHIEVEMENT

Science Buskers Festival


Project Title: Naked Eggs

Students: Nelson Tan Mao Jun, Edison Ng Ee Kiat

Teachers ICs: Charles Wong, James Goh

 

Project Title: Cloud In A Bottle

Students: Lim Hui Jing, Leona Foo, Mayam Jennifer Ortiz

Teachers IC: Soh Yen Meng


Judges Choice Award- Proof of Concept

 

Singapore Junior Chemistry Olympiad (SJChO)

Cheng Bingxuan 4E1- Merit

Tan Yi Xin 4E1 – Merit

 


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Science ProgrammesPhotos
 Surprising Chemistry Workshop 
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Overview

The NUS Chemistry Week was held from 1 to 9 June, concluding with the Surprising Chemistry Workshop in the Science Demonstration Laboratory. The closing workshop was an eye-opener for the participants where students learnt about super absorbent polymers and how they help diapers retain liquid.
Biology Stretch Programme

Purpose
  • To provide authentic experiences for students to apply concepts learnt in Biology.
  • To ignite Joy of Learning in Biology.
  • To promote 21st century skills of critical and inventive thinking. 

Chemistry Stretch Programme
Purpose
  • To enhance students’ interest in the learning of Chemistry concept through authentic learning.
  • To inspire higher ability Secondary Two students in Chemistry, enabling them to pursue pure Chemistry at ‘O’ Level and beyond.



 Green Lesson

Purpose
  • To inspire students to play a part in the green movement in the Singapore context.
  • To increase awareness in students about the relevance of Science and technology in their everyday lives. 
  • To inculcate in students the value of using Science and technology to improve the lives of mankind.

Funtasia 

Purpose
  • To ignite students’ passion in Science through student-centered science-related activities 
  • To provide a platform for the students to learn a scientific concept through a series of fun and engaging challenges.
 
 Physics Stretch Programme
Purpose
  • To arouse students’ interest in the learning of Science through authentic learning. 
  • To expose Science students of higher progress with content knowledge extended beyond lower secondary science syllabus. 

Science Buskers 


The Science Buskers Festival Competition is an annual event where contestants will do a "show-and-tell" on any science topic, and judging will be based on audiences' votes and judges' scores. This event is organised during the Singapore Science Festival by Singapore Science Centre. In 2017, we clinched the Judges Choice Award - Proof of Concept and in 2018, we managed to get 1st Runner Up! 

Purpose
  • To enable students to develop Science communication skills.
  • To build students’ confidence in public speaking.
  • To encourage students to see the real-world application of syllabus content.
  • To ignite the joy of learning amongst students.
  • To encourage a growth mindset in students.
  • To promote 21st century skills of critical and inventive thinking.

 SciTecHumatics
Purpose
  • To engage pupils through inter-disciplinary student-centred activities and to provide an opportunity for pupils to explore the inter-connectedness of disciplines with respect to environment issues.

IgnITE 
Purpose
A collaboration with ITE, where students are exposed to learning of Science concepts through hands-on authentic learning, thereby seeing Science in everyday lives and hence inspiring them to pursue Science courses in ITE. 

 LSS Stretch Programme 





Purpose
  • To arouse students’ interest in the learning of Science through authentic learning.
  • To enhance the students’ knowledge in the three different branches of Science to better aid them in choosing a suitable subject combination for themselves.
  • To expose Science students of higher progress with content knowledge extended beyond lower secondary science syllabus. 

 Science Internationalisation Trips






Purpose
To provide our students with the opportunity:
  • To develop Science communication skills.
  • To build students’ confidence in public speaking.
  • To encourage students to see the real-world application of syllabus content.
  • To ignite the joy of learning amongst students.
  • To encourage a growth mindset in students.
  • To promote 21st century skills of critical and inventive thinking.