P5/P6 Skill Mastery Course
Become Great At Tackling Experiment-centric Questions!
What Your Child Will Learn
During this 3-hour skills-based masterclass, we’ll work closely with your child to improve his/her answering techniques to tackle experiment-centric questions.
🚀 Gain Exposure To The 7 Types of Experiment-Centric Questions & Their Variations
Our PSLE Science Specialists have identified seven main types of experiment-centric questions that can be tested in the open-ended section of the Science paper:
Q2: What is the relationship between A & B?
Q3: What does one do to keep X the same to ensure a fair test?
Q4: How do we ensure the results of the experiment are reliable?
Q5: What is the possible hypothesis of the experiment?
Q6: What can we conclude from the results of the experiment?
Q7: What’s the purpose of the control set-up?
More importantly, different question types require different answering techniques which we will cover in great detail during this masterclass.
🚀 Proven ‘Copy and Paste’ Answering Structures To Tackle Experiment-centric Questions
Your child will NOT leave this workshop empty-handed.
Not only will our PSLE Science Specialists guide your child through the step-by-step process of tackling the 7 types of experiment-centric questions, we’ll also provide your child with fill-in-the-blank handouts and worksheets that are all designed to help students learn Science easier, better and faster.
These valuable resources will help to shorten the learning curve tremendously. You and your child can expect to save lots of valuable time and frustration trying to figure out what examination setters are looking out for.
🧪 Take Advantage Of The ‘Changed’ and ‘Measured’ Variables From The Question To Answer
Many students tend to skim through the question very quickly, forgetting that there are important clues in the question that can help him/her construct an appropriate scientific answer.
In this masterclass, we will teach your child how to spot important keywords that lead to the identification of the ‘changed’ and ‘measured’ variables in the question. When paired with the correct answering techniques (which we’ll cover), these variables form a fool-proof method to ensure that the full score for the experiment-centric question is secured.
Get this right and watch your child’s Science grade increase dramatically! Get this wrong and your child may be losing many unnecessary marks.
P/S: Some students even try to invent their own variables because they simply do not know where to look!
Experimental Techniques Masterclass
- Level Eligibility: Primary 5 & 6
- Session(s): 1
- Total Duration: 3 hours
- Tuition Fee: S$177
- Learning Arrangement:
- Digital Classes
- Onsite Classes* (subjected to changes to National Safe Management Measures)
About Your Child’s Instructors
Your child will be taught by one of these instructors from our PSLE Science Specialist team.
Mr. Seah Chen Hong
Mr. Seah is a bubbly and encouraging teacher who believes in infusing joy into learning Science. Drawing from his 3 years of teaching experience, he is well-liked among parents and students for his proficiency in simplifying challenging Science concepts while ensuring that his lessons are engaging.
As a Bioengineering graduate from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), he is passionate about helping his students deepen their appreciation for scientific concepts in their everyday life. He shares interesting stories and examples in his classes that make learning fun for his students, jumpstarting their curiosity and interest in Science.
Ms. Jeslyn Chew
As an Environmental Engineering graduate from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Ms. Jeslyn is proficient in guiding her students through their scientific misconceptions. She is dedicated to cultivating her students' interest in Science by sharing interesting stories and real-life examples in class.
Having worked closely with children of all ages over the past few years, her cheerful demeanour & ability to build rapport with young learners easily as a teacher is well-appreciated by many of her students and parents.
Mr. Derrick Toh
With a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the National University of Singapore (NUS), Mr. Derrick has a good mastery of Science concepts and is fully equipped to clarify common scientific misconceptions among students. Over the past 10 years, he has worked closely with primary school students with differing academic abilities.
He is well-loved among his students for his patience in guiding them through the thought processes and answering techniques required to excel in the PSLE Science examination. Ensuring that the students enjoy his lessons is his top priority. In order to do so, he constantly integrates real-life examples and stories into his lessons to pique his students’ interest in Science.
Mr. Kenneth Mak
Mr. Kenneth is the co-founder & PSLE Science Specialist of The Pique Lab. When it comes to primary school Science, he is the go-to guy!
With more than 12 years of teaching experience, he has experimented with plenty of studying strategies, keywords & template answers. He knows what works for the student and what doesn’t. Using the proven techniques from our Complete Concept Integration™ program, he has helped more than 80% of his students clinch As and A*s during the PSLE Science examination.
Seasoned by experience, he is known among parents for building rapport with his students & helping them achieve tremendous academic results in the shortest period of time.
Mr. Malcolm Madu Pal
As a Life Sciences graduate from National University of Singapore (NUS), Mr. Malcolm has acquired great proficiency in scientific concepts and is well versed in memorisation techniques. By "thinking out of the box", he is able to leverage on creative teaching methods to unravel and simplify misconceptions faced by students.
Drawing from his 8 years of experience working with children, he is well-liked among parents and students for his affable and infectious personality. He strongly believes in incorporating the element of fun into his teaching, while ensuring his students develop a holistic understanding of scientific concepts.
Ms. Vanessa Chan
Ms. Vanessa’s love for Science started at a young age, which later led her to graduate from National University of Singapore (NUS) with a Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences (Distinction).
Having taught students of varying levels in different academic settings, she finds it extremely rewarding to share her Science knowledge with her students. She makes her lessons fun and interactive by relating Science concepts with real-life examples to make concepts easier to understand.
Ms. Vanessa is well-liked among students and their parents for her cheerful and patient personality. As someone who is strongly dedicated to teaching, she often goes the extra mile in helping her students understand Science concepts and challenging application questions.
Ms. Vivien Lim
Ms. Vivien is a bubbly, humorous & patient teacher who is well-liked among parents and primary school students.
Having been a nature guide, she has led biodiversity walks and inspired hundreds of children to appreciate Science around them through application & inquiry-based activities. As a strong believer of ‘interest develops excellence’, she enjoys teaching Science to inquisitive young minds and finds it exceptionally rewarding to see them grow.
With a degree in Environmental Biology from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and an avid nature lover, she has a strong affinity for bringing Science to life into the classroom. Drawing from her 4 years of teaching experience, she has been able to engage and motivate her students to learn Science effectively through in-class discussions.
Mr. Firhad Rohani
Mr. Firhad is a Ministry of Education (MOE) trained teacher with a Bachelor's Degree in Biology from the National University of Singapore (NUS). After 16 years of experience in teaching, he believes in engaging his students actively to sustain their interest in learning. By utilising a well-planned lesson, scaffolding and purpose-driven activities, he creates an environment where students can acquire knowledge and skills actively.
Drawing insights from his Post Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE), he emphasises on the subject's real-world applications and relevance, making the concepts easier to digest. For knowledge retention, he relies on routine and structure. With these components in place, he believes that experiential learning can take shape more efficiently.
BONUS: Exclusive Sharing for Parents
This will allow you to better help your child revise after he/she leaves the clasroom, so that learning can be further maximised.
Here’s What Your Child Will Get
- 7 Key Answering Techniques Delivered Across 3 Hours of Lesson Time
- 26-Page Step-by-Step Guide To Tackling Experiment-Centric Questions Including 9 Questions Adapted From Past Year Examination Papers (For Application)
- 1 Extra Revision Booklet With Additional Practice Questions
🤚🏻 Don’t Go To The Examination Hall Without This Strategy
Many students tend to get these experiment-centric questions incorrect because they simply have no idea how to go about answering them accurately.
Instead of leaving their performance to guesswork, we have devised a set of proven thought processes and answering techniques to tackle these questions effectively.
It is vital for your child to appreciate and understand the keywords used in experimental set-ups so that he/she can analyse these questions accurately.
Having a systematic approach to answer these questions can save your child precious time and the agony of coming up with a half-baked answer.
In other words, your child can prepare for these questions ahead of time & save up to 10 to 15 marks EASILY during his/her examinations (… this could mean between scoring a ‘B’ OR an ‘A/A*’ in Science!)
Here’s The Thing.
Since our students attended our Experiment Techniques™ Masterclasses, they have been using these answering techniques effectively in their primary school examination papers and even the PSLE Science paper.
If these answering techniques work well for our students, we are sure it will work for your child as well.
Who Should Attend This Course?
Your child is the kind of student who wants to outperform his/ her peers & study the SMART way, like many other high performing students.
You probably have invested thousands of dollars & months of time, but it’s just not working out.
Your child isn’t exactly progressing much & you’re looking for a change in environment.
Your child has been consistently scoring As, but struggle to get a breakthrough to the A*, no matter how hard he/she has tried.
Don’t Just Take Our Word For It.
Hear What Parents Have To Say About Their Kids’ Experience With Us.
Great & Useful Techniques!
“My son always encountered problems fully understanding experimental questions, or was not able to get the full marks even though he thought he had fully answered.
After attending the Experimental Techniques Masterclass, breaking down and analysing the questions seemed very straight forward and he is able to answer fully to the question’s requirements. The techniques taught by Derrick were really great and useful! Thanks to Pique Lab for this class!”
Structured Very Clearly & Concisely!
“My twins and I definitely benefited from the Experimental Tehcniques Masterclass.
It was structured very clearly and concisely which is crucial for answering PSLE Science examination questions. Thanks to Kenneth who always makes it interesting so much so that my kids look forward to his lessons!
As a parent, the debrief was a bonus and to parents who are not sure if their kids should attend – I totally recommend it!”
Parents’ Briefing Is An Eye-opener!
“The answering techniques were very easy to understand and the tips made it very easy to help guide my son in his exam preparation.
Thankful for the parents briefing held after the Experimental Techniques Masterclass. It has given us an eye opener to what was being taught in the lesson and gives us a structure/know how on how to guide/ teach our children at home.”
P5/P6 Experimental Techniques™ Masterclass
October - PSLE Marking Exercise
⚠️ TAKE NOTE:
The following intakes are conducted during the PSLE Examination Marking Period.
There will be no school for students during this period.
Run 231: 16 October (Mon - PSLE Marking Exercise) 1PM to 4PM
Experimental Techniques Masterclass (Run 231)
Conducted by: Mr. Seah Chen Hong
Date: 16 October (Mon - PSLE Marking Exercise)
Time: 1PM to 4PM
Run 232: 17 October (Tue - PSLE Marking Exercise) 1PM to 4PM
Experimental Techniques Masterclass (Run 232)
Conducted by: Ms. Kimberly Chee
Date: 17 October (Tue - PSLE Marking Exercise)
Time: 1PM to 4PM
If You’re Still On The Fence, Hear Us Out.
We’ve been getting these raving testimonials from happy parents weekly after their kids have benefitted immensely from our help. Click here to see what other parents have been saying about our Experimental Techniques™ Masterclass.
In case you’re wondering…
This is NOT one of those enrichment programs where students gain loads of theories and do nothing with them afterwards!
As your child will get to apply whatever they’ve learned directly on school examination questions during the course … by the time your child has completed the course, he/ she will be trained on how to tackle his/ her school homework & school examination papers accurately & efficiently.
Not a month later… or even a week later, but immediately!
During the Experimental Techniques™ Masterclass, we’ll be revealing the exact same study strategies used by our top-performing primary school students. These strategies have helped them save hours studying every day and yet allow them to score As & A*s during their school examinations time & time again!
So… if you are looking for:
1) A highly robust methodology to sharpen your child’s Science answering techniques, especially in their open-ended section (… such that he/she no longer loses marks unnecessarily due to missing links, key words or key phrases)
2) An engaging teacher with a strong proven track record with primary school students (>80% As and A*s) (… trust me: teachers make or break the learning experience for students. Set them up with the right teacher & they’ll enjoy the learning process for life)
3) A comprehensive set of notes to tackle experiment-centric questions that high-performing primary school students use to excel in their examinations (… you’d want your child to get his/her hands on these materials & start revising now. The best part: Your child doesn’t have to spend countless hours trying to study, because we’ve distilled the most important parts to take note!)
… then this course may just be perfect for your child.
Now, let’s be real. Is this going to be easy?
There is ALWAYS going to be a bit of discomfort, uncertainty and plenty of hard work when your child is trying to learn and apply our answering structures to tackle examination questions. That is normal & many of our students go through the same process all the time.
Once your child pushes past that discomfort, that’s when you will notice real growth in his/her learning. It will not be a walk in the park, but we have plenty of materials & close guidance to help your child improve his/her answering techniques!
We’ll see your child at the workshop!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Masterclass?
This is NOT a trial class nor a typical program where you expect 20-30 students crammed in a class, in a bid to do some last-minute rescue work. ...a Masterclass is more like a lesson dedicated towards the strong mastery of a particular skill.
Here’s how it works: Throughout our teaching careers, we have perfected a number of strategies and tactics that are proven to work for our students. More importantly, these strategies are carefully documented in our course material, so these best practices could be taught effectively to new primary school students. We will not hold any back “secret tactics” (unlike traditional kungfu masters) & these strategies would be EXACTLY THE SAME as the ones taught to our high performers.
Please note that our Experimental Techniques™ Masterclass is not for everyone. They work best for students who have the will & determination to do well, but are lacking the right strategies to get to the A or A*. Our strategies are all meat and no fluff. If you want lengthy theories, please read the textbook instead.
Our Experimental Techniques™ Masterclass is all about taking action and getting results as quickly and easily as possible!
Will there be breaks in between classes?
Yes, we typically offer a 5-10 minutes break for every 1-hour of learning. Your child will get two short breaks during the 3-hour masterclass.
Will my child be getting any materials from this masterclass?
Yes, your child will be receiving a guide booklet covering the answering techniques for the 6 types of experiment-centric questions.
On top of that, he/she will be receiving a question booklet containing a curated list of open-ended questions adapted from primary school examination papers.
As such, your child would have the opportunity to apply the thought processes and answering techniques learnt on these questions immediately.
Who is the instructor for the class?
Our classes are conducted by our team of highly-popular PSLE Science Specialists.
Our PSLE Science Specialists have collectively more than ten years of teaching experience under their belts. During which, they have experimented with plenty of studying strategies, keywords & template answers. More importantly, they know what works for the student and what doesn’t.
Using the proven techniques from our Complete Concept Integration™ methodology, they have helped more than 80% of their students clinch As and A*s during the PSLE Science examination. Seasoned by experience, they’re known among parents for building rapport with their students & helping them achieve tremendous academic results in the shortest period of time.
What is the maximum class size?
Our Experimental Techniques™ masterclasses are typically fully booked. You can expect the class to have 12 students.
What is the difference between the CCI Science Workshop and the Experimental Techniques Masterclass?
The CCI™ Science Program is a different program from the 3-hour Experimental Techniques™ Masterclass.
The 3-hour masterclass is a skills-based workshop – focusing on questions involved in experimental set-ups (such as what is the aim of the experiment, how to ensure a fair test, etc). In contrast, the CCI workshop is a content-based, comprehensive workshop – focusing on the thought processes & answering techniques for a selected number of P4 and P5 topics (and P6 topics for P6 CCI).
There’ll not be any overlaps in terms of the focus. Parents usually send their kids for both courses because we cover answering techniques for different skill sets.
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