PAL Secondary
Vacation Programme
Don't miss our special December programme to introduce algebra and science experimentation!
All participants get a speciallycurated Science Resource Pack to conduct actual experiments at home.
Dec 5  8
10 am  12 pm
ONLINE
Math

Lesson 1: Let there be "X"
Using letters to represent numbers
Writing algebraic expressions
Writing neat working

Lesson 2: Addition and subtraction
Writing algebraic equations
Solving for “x”
Word problems related to addition and subtraction

Lesson 3 : Multiplication and division
Writing and solving algebraic equations
The importance of presenting working neatly
Word problems related to multiplication and division

Lesson 4 : Algebra in daily use
Using algebra to solve problems encountered in daily life
Financial transactions as algebraic problems
No More Drawing Models
Science

Lesson 1: Safe handling of apparatus and reagents
Laboratory safety
Hazard symbols
Laboratory apparatus
Drawing scientific diagrams

Lesson 2: Just Add Water” – Acid and Alkali Solutions
Characteristics of an acid and an alkali solution
Testing for acids and alkalis
pH testing unknown substances

Lesson 3 : Simple Chemical Reactions
Natural indicators
Simple acidalkaline reaction – effervescence
Simple acidalkaline reaction – neutralisation

Lesson 4 : Elements around us
My first Periodic Table
Metals and nonmetals
Simple acidmetal reaction – hydrogen production video demonstration
Elements and compounds