Singapore Science

It should come as no surprise that the country with consistently the highest international test scores in science and math (Singapore) should have some of the best science curriculum available. About ten years ago American educators (many of them home school parents) became interested in obtaining these books and beginning in 2000 they were made available in the United States.

Currently there are texts available for grades 1-6. Singapore follows a pretty hardline science-only approach with little reference to origins or any specific ideology. The programis fast-paced and filled with information, and students used to the more casual pace of American science textbooks will likely find it difficult to keep up. It is worth the effort, however, especially if your kids like science or are interested in it as a profession.

The My Pals Are Here series covers grades 1-6 and provides a solid foundation for a comprehensive study of science. Students are introduced to chemistry, physics, biology, etc. in a series of textbook/activity book combos that are fun and kid-friendly. There is enough teacher support, though there is also plenty of leeway to present your own material.

Science Matters for 7th-12th ....

All texts are full-color, well written and fun. The diplomatic handling of potentially thorny issues (evolution, sex) will be appreciated by most parents, and these sections are easily edited by the teacher. Overall, this is an excellent program that imparts a firm understanding of science, as well as the parameters under which scientists pursue their investigations.

Review by C. Hollis Crossman
C. Hollis Crossman used to be a child. Now he is a husband and father, teaches adult Sunday school in his Presbyterian congregation, and likes weird stuff. He might be a mythical creature, but he's definitely not a centaur. Read more of his reviews here.

 

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Biology Matters - Answer Key
from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$7.80
Biology Matters - Textbook
from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$38.50
Biology Matters - Workbook
from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.80
Biology Matters - Workbook Teacher Edition
from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$22.50
Chemistry Matters - Textbook
from Singapore Math
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Chemistry Matters - Textbook Solutions
from Singapore Math
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Chemistry Matters - Workbook
from Singapore Math
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.30
Chemistry Matters - Workbook Teacher's Edition
from Singapore Math
for 9th-10th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Child's Play Science
by David B. Y. Tan
from Marshall Cavendish Education
for Preschool-Kindergarten
in Singapore Science (Location: H7B-SCI)
$7.40
Earlybird Start Up Science
by Godfrey Hall
from Marshall Cavendish Education
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Singapore Science (Location: H7B-SCI)
$23.60
Lower Secondary Science Level A - Perfect Guide
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Level A - Structured Questions
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Level A - Workbook Teacher's Edition
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$23.00
Lower Secondary Science Matters Level A - Textbook
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Level A - Workbook
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Level B - Perfect Guide
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Level B - Structured Questions
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Level B - Textbook
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Level B - Workbook
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Level B - Workbook Teacher's Edition
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$23.00
Lower Secondary Science Matters Practical A
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Practical A - Teacher's Edition
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$23.00
Lower Secondary Science Matters Practical B
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
Lower Secondary Science Matters Practical B - Teacher's Edition
from Singapore Math
for 7th-8th grade
in Singapore Science Matters (Location: H7B-SCI)
$23.00
My Pals Are Here Science 1A - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 1st grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.00 $8.50 (1 in stock)
My Pals Are Here Science 1A - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 1st grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$50.00 $38.00 (1 in stock)
My Pals Are Here Science 1A - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 1st grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$19.50 $12.00 (1 in stock)
My Pals Are Here Science 1B - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 1st grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.00
My Pals Are Here Science 1B - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 1st grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$50.00
My Pals Are Here Science 1B - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 1st grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$19.50
My Pals Are Here Science 2A - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 2nd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.00
My Pals Are Here Science 2A - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 2nd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$50.00
My Pals Are Here Science 2A - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 2nd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$19.50
My Pals Are Here Science 2B - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 2nd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.00 $8.50 (1 in stock)
My Pals Are Here Science 2B - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 2nd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$50.00
My Pals Are Here Science 2B - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 2nd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$19.50
My Pals Are Here Science 3A - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 3rd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.00
My Pals Are Here Science 3A - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 3rd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$56.00
My Pals Are Here Science 3A - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 3rd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$20.50
My Pals Are Here Science 3B - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 3rd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$14.00
My Pals Are Here Science 3B - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 3rd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$56.00
My Pals Are Here Science 3B - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 3rd grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$20.50
My Pals Are Here Science 4A - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 4th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$17.00
My Pals Are Here Science 4A - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 4th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$56.00
My Pals Are Here Science 4A - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 4th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$22.50
My Pals Are Here Science 4B - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 4th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$17.00
My Pals Are Here Science 4B - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 4th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$56.00
My Pals Are Here Science 4B - Textbook
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 4th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$22.50
My Pals Are Here Science 5A - Activity Book
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 5th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$17.00
My Pals Are Here Science 5A - Teacher's Guide
International Edition from Marshall Cavendish Education
for 5th grade
in Singapore Science: My Pals Are Here (Location: H7B-SCI)
$56.00
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