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Learning Science For Upper Block 5/6: Energy & Interactions


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 Energy and Interactions.

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 scientifi c 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: Energy and Interactions.

Energy is divided into:

  • Securing Energy from Food
  • Forms of Energy
  • Sources of Energy

Interactions is divided into:

  • Understanding Forces
  • Living Together
  • Physical Characteristics of the Environment
  • Organisms in Food Chains and Food Webs
  • Adapt to Survive
  • Man’s Impact on the Environment

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‚Äôs 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.


ISBN: 9789812746566