Chemistry comes alive with Chemistry Matters for GCE ‘O’ Level (2nd edition). While fulfilling the latest GCE ‘O’ Level Chemistry syllabus of the Ministry of Education, Singapore, this textbook also engages, inspires thoughtful learning and cultivates essential 21st Century Competencies.
• Makes Chemistry engaging, clear and simple - Infographics are employed to explain concepts and communicate information in a clear, concise manner. Fascinating pictures and concept cartoons are used to create excitement and make learning enjoyable. The authentic contexts used to present concepts and questions also reveal Chemistry as real, useful and interesting.
• Promotes learning with understanding and hones critical thinking skills - Hands-on activities and worked examples provided strengthen conceptual understanding and application skills. Links between chapters and end-of-chapter concept maps highlight interrelated concepts. With ample practice, test and data-based questions, students are challenged to think at a broader level and nurture higher-order thinking skills.
• Develops 21st Century Competencies - Diagnostic checklists for every chapter highlight flaws in students’ understanding and guide them to the relevant sections for revision. Group and online learning activities are also included to help foster independent learning, problem-solving and ICT skills.