The Backbone of Our Science Enrichment and Tuition Programme for Primary 3-6 students
The MetaQuest Learning Cycle
Essential Science Skills™
Topical Key Phrases
Concept to Application
6. Essential Science Skills™
Goal: Impart skills and techniques to identify and tackle different types of Open-Ended questions across a range of topics
Each skill set is carefully timed to match the learning cycle
Learn to answer examination questions with precision across different topics
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In the last 14 lessons of our P6 programme, we focus on Essential Science Skills™ to prepare your child for their PSLE success. Find out more about our PSLE Prep course here.
Days before his PSLE, I went through some past year's Science papers with him, I could see his improvement, he could even tell me how to answer Open-Ended Questions correctly, he said his MQ teacher taught him well.
Doris Tan, Mother of Lau Sheng Jie, P6
North Vista Primary School
PSLE Science: AL1
Improved from AL6 to AL1
1. Reality Check
Goal: Comprehensive delivery of key concepts to spark student’s curiosity and for them to develop a discerning eye for the world around them
Interactive notes and engaging teacher demonstrations
The stimulating classroom setting utilises SMARTboards and game tools to promote interactive discussions
This programme was interesting and the teachers were engaging. The experiments conducted were relevant and reinforced what was learnt during the lesson.
Karen, Mother of Audrey Chia, P6, Woodgrove Primary School
PSLE Science: A*
2. Class ACTivity
Goal: Fun hands-on experiments to stimulate inquisitive minds in learning the scientific method
MetaQuest students perform experiments like real scientists
I could see that these Science experiments were not frivolous activities, but specially designed experiments aimed at driving home certain key Science concepts.
Christy Chan, Mother of Kirsten and Kimberly Teo, P6,
Pei Chun Public School
PSLE Science: A* (Kirsten) and AL1 (Kimberly)
3. The Big Idea
Goal: Consolidate observations and knowledge into the understanding of scientific concepts
Use of mind-maps, diagrams and tables to reinforce learning
The worksheet questions were well-structured, aligned with the curriculum and beneficial for my child’s learning. My son enjoyed the mind-mapping part of the lessons especially.
Tan Wan Ling, Mother of Tan Kai Yang, P3
Ngee Ann Primary School
4. Topical Key Phrases
Goal: Gain skills and techniques to apply key phrases in answering Open-Ended Questions (OEQs)
Scaffolding and highlighting common pitfalls
Students learn to conquer various types of OEQs confidently
MetaQuest taught him how to use keywords, and structure his Open-Ended Question answers – all through a fun learning environment.
Faye Lim, Mother of Brendon Chan, P6
Maris Stella High School (Primary)
PSLE Science: AL1
5. Concept to Application
Goal: Assess the understanding of concepts, reinforce learning and clarify misconceptions
Structured practice questions aligned with school and MOE requirements
Carefully designed by MQ’s in-house Curriculum Team
After enrolling Yee Kai for the course, the way he answered questions became sharper and more focused. This is largely attributed to how his MQ teacher prioritises the understanding of concepts rather than just passively going through questions and providing answers.
Tan Kar Yeong, Father of Tan Yee Kai, P6
Yu Neng Primary School
PSLE Science: AL1