PSLE Science Syllabus 2015

PSLE SCIENCE

For examination from 2010

PURPOSE OF THE EXAMINATION

The PSLE Science Paper assesses pupils’ attainment in Science with respect to the aims of Primary Science Education as stated in the 2008 Science (Primary) syllabus.

ASSESSMENT OBJECTIVES

The assessment objectives are as follows:

  1. Knowledge with Understanding

    Pupils should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of scientific facts, concepts and principles.

  2. Application of Knowledge and Process Skills

    Pupils should be able to:

    1. apply scientific facts, concepts and principles to new situations.
    2. use one or a combination of the following basic process skills:
      • Observing
      • Comparing
      • Classifying
      • Using apparatus and equipment
      • Communicating
      • Inferring
      • Predicting
      • Analysing
      • Generating possibilities
      • Evaluating
      •  Formulating hypothesis

EXAMINATION FORMAT Format of Paper

The examination consists of one written paper comprising two booklets, Booklet A and Booklet B.

Table 1

Booklet

Item Type

Number of questions

Number of marks per question

Weighting (%)

A

Multiple-choice

30

2

60

B

Open-ended

14

2,3,4

40

  1. I  Booklet A consists of 30 multiple-choice questions. Each multiple-choice question carries 2 marks.
  2. II  Booklet B consists of 14 open-ended questions. Each open-ended question carries 2, 3 or 4 marks.

Duration of Paper

The duration of the paper is 1 hour 45 minutes.

 

the above is downloaded from seab.com.sg  and is correct as of 3rd April 2015. Any revisions from this date on shall be updated by educatesg.com and updated with notes. This page is intended for use by edukate Singapore Tuition Centre students and parents for their reference and examination planning schedule. Kindly disregard if otherwise. Thank you.

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