Objectives of Programme
The Science programme aims to equip learners with functional knowledge, skills and attitudes in Science. It seeks to develop basic inquiry skills in the learners through their innate curiosity.
In particular, the objectives of the programme include developing in students the ability to understand and apply basic scientific phenomena, facts, concepts and principles and the acquisition of process skills relevant to modern-day living.
Main Content Areas
The scope of the programme covers the important themes in Science.
- diversity of living and non-living things
- cycles in plants, animals and matter
- systems in plants and human
- interactions within the environment
- basic energy concepts
The main strategy used in the teaching of Science follows the 5 E Learning Model which includes the phases: Engagement, Exploration, Explanation, Elaboration and Evaluation.
This approach helps to develop independent thinking and problem-solving skills in students.