Exam-Smart Primary 6 Science Revision Notes

For Your Child

Common Mistakes on Forces

In this article,

1) learn the MUST KNOW Sentence structures relating to forces.

2) Spot these mistakes and do not commit them in your open-ended questions.

Understand Forces Diagrams

In this article,

1) visualise how different forces interact with the object.

2) Learn the explanation.

3) Apply the same concept to various examples.

There are 3 questions for your child to try out. πŸ™‚

Forces Topic

Elastic Spring Graphs

In this article, your child is required to understand the relationship in a line graph.

Your child will also need to compare the different line graphs and determine his or her answer.

There is a twist behind this question. Does your child know the explanation? πŸ™‚

Energy Conversion Topic
The Basic Answering Technique

Scientific keywords are not enough to secure full marks in science open-ended questions.

Your child needs to adopt the proper scientific phrasing.

This science revision note aims to help your child get the proper answering technique for energy conversion.

Energy Conversion Topic

Common Mistakes on Energy

In this article,

1) learn the MUST KNOW Science knowledge relating to energy conversion

2) Understand the conceptual errors

Energy conversion - slingshot

Energy Conversion Topic

Challenging Question on Energy Conversion

Find out how examiners test your understanding of energy conversion topic.

What are the clues you should look out for in this question?

What is the correct scientific thinking process?

Read this article to find out.

Energy Conversion Topic

Elastic Potential Energy to Kinetic Energy

This science revision note helps your child

– identify the energy conversion taking place

– Write out the answer using the proper scientific keywords.

– Learn how to combine the frictional force and the energy conversion concepts in this question.

Energy from Food Topic
Explain How Light Affects Photosynthesis?

This science revision note aims to help your child

– identify the factor affecting the rate of photosynthesis.

– explain your answer using the proper scientific keywords.

Energy From Food Topic
Question on Photosynthesis and Respiration

This science revision note aims to help your child

– identify the relevant concepts after analysing the setup that has plants and fishes

– explain your answer using the proper scientific keywords.

Living Together Topic

Experiment – Types of Soil

On the topic of living together, your child is required to know how organisms are adapted to certain living conditions.

Study this question to understand which soil should you choose for the cactus plant to grow healthily.

Living Together And

Energy in Food Topics

This science revision note aims to help your child

– understand how floating plants affect the survival of other organisms. Which concepts must you use?

– proper scientific keywords to explain the concepts clearly.

Food Chains and Food Web Topic

Changes in the Population of Living Things

This science revision note aims to help your child

– Understand food chains (What does the arrow, β€”> , mean?)

– Predict what happens to the population of organisms.

– proper scientific keywords to explain the concepts clearly.

Food Chains and Food Web Topic

Which part of the food web should we focus on?

This science revision note aims to help your child

– predict the population change of other organisms in a food web

– with so many organisms in a food web, what should your child do?

– Proper explanation using the correct scientific keywords.

Adaptations - Plants in a garden

Adaptations Topic

Choosing the Right Concepts

This science revision note aims to help your child

– identify the correct concepts

– proper scientific keywords to explain the concepts clearly.

This article is more suitable for P6 students. Some concepts in this note are relevant for P5 students

ScienceShifu - Adaptations - Lizard in the Desert

Adaptations Topic

How Animals Adapt in the Desert?

This science revision note aims to help your child

– to identify the correct concept to explain this situation.

– proper scientific keywords to explain the concepts clearly.

Man’s Impact on the Environment Topic

Must know effects of deforestation

This science revision note aims to help your child

– identify the concepts associated with plants.

– Explain how the plants help in minimising soil erosion.

Man’s Impact on the Environment Topic
Must-Know Impact of Water Pollution

This science revision note aims to help your child

– understand the upstream and downstream flow

– analyse the impact of dumping sewage into the river

– identify the concept to use when there is untreated animal waste and sewage in the water

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