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Primary 4 Science programmes

P4 students are introduced to the modern farming method of Hydroponics. They were given hands-on experience in the hydroponics technique known as the Dynamic Root Floating or DRF technique.  

Through this programme, students will learn
  •  The 3 processes in hydroponics- germination of seeds, transplanting and harvesting.
  •  How hydroponics can benefit a small nation like Singapore who faces a constraint with land.
  •  The advantages and disadvantages of modern farming method of Hydroponics versus the tradition Organic method of growing   plants. 

At the end of the hydroponics program, the students get to enjoy their fruits of labour when they harvest their vegetables.

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Grow Seeds Grow!
Through observing the germination process of green bean seeds, students get the chance to explore the life cycle of plants. To stretch their learning, students were tasked to investigate the conditions required for the germination of seeds. Not only do they predict their outcomes of their experiments, they also need to set up the experiments to prove their prediction.    

Exploring the Life Cycles of Mealworm and Butterfly
Other than learning about the human life cycle, our students get the opportunity to see how other animals develop throughout their life. The students are given some mealworms to feed and observe. Young children are thrilled at seeing the animals grow well under their care. They also have fun releasing the adult butterflies to the eco-garden.

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