The Science Matters (2nd Edition) package is designed to meet the needs of learners of the 21st century. It is aligned to the latest Lower Secondary Science syllabus by the Ministry of Education, Singapore, and cultivates a sense of curiousity in students about the world around them. The textbooks (Volumes A & B) enable students to discover knowledge by using extensive real-life contexts. Each of the textbooks:
• Helps students relate to scientific concepts- Many concrete examples that are applicable to their daily life are provided and numerous context-based questions also help them apply what they have learnt.
• Engages students through visuals - Infographics are employed to explain concepts and communicate information in a clear, concise manner. Fascinating pictures are also used to create excitement make learning enjoyable.
• Communicates big ideas in Science - Links and questions are provided at appropriate junctures to help students make connections between concepts learnt.
• Encourages critical thinking - In addition to linking concepts to real-life applications, students are also challenged to think at a broader level, such as ethical issues.