Science Talent by Dr.Ying

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Science Talent by Dr.Ying

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Science Talent by Dr.Ying Children provides online tutoring for science.

Science Talent by Dr.Ying Children will learn through play, conducting experimental activities, through use of science toys. We emphasize hands-on practice so that children can practice the process of thinking step by step, improve problem-solving skills, make rational decisions, study with fun, be happy and have a positive attitude.

Age groups 
Middle school
Not required
Offline play 
Internet required
Educational Quality
Learning Goals

The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.

There is a vast amount of online material and ready-made tasks that has been chosen for each lesson. The tutor is actively making sure that the student is processing and working on the tasks and subject in hand. Therefore the student's engagement does not go unnoticed. The lessons are interactive: The tutor engages the student to communicate actively during the lesson, and the tutor and student do the activities together. Many variations of tools, exercises, and games are given in clasess.
The solution provides the same content to all users: but it is up to the tutor to accommodate the lesson plan to the student's level. Each student will attend one trial lesson to assess their baseline, which is an important step in the process. The curriculum aims to keep up the user's interest during the progress by using many learning games for each lesson. The tutor actively observes the learning process and gives instant feedback to the student.
Carefully pre-curated lesson plans control the activities and form a sturdy linear structure to the lessons. The lessons provide accurately predictable learning outcomes. The repetitive nature of the lessons may help young students to anticipate and be prepared for the learning session.
During the sessions the student is required to participate actively, but the collaboration is fully tutor - student interaction through conversation. The group size limit (1-4 students) enables the tutor to observe every student's work closely.

The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.

The lesson plans are well drafted and structured.
The chosen tasks are age appropriate and have a clear purpose on the lesson plan. The lessons mainly focus on rehearsing knowledge, which is a justified approach for the target group.
The tutors are motivated and enthusiastic when guiding the student through the lessons and they give positive feedback. Working in small groups enables close observation of the learning process.

The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.

Subject based learning goals

Identify that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited and describe.
Observe and describe how seeds and bulbs grow into mature plants.
Identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock.
Find out and describe how plants need water, light and a suitable temperature to grow and stay healthy.
Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of everyday materials, including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.
Describe the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials.
Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.
How different habitats provide for the basic needs of different kinds of animals and plants, and how they depend on each other.
Identify and name a variety of common animals including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees.
Identify and name a variety of plants and animals in their habitats, including microhabitats.
Distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made.
Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.
Explain that we see things because light travels from light sources to our eyes or from light sources to objects and then to our eyes.
Use the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain that objects are seen because they give out or reflect light into the eye.
Recognise that light appears to travel in straight lines.
Identify how animals and plants are adapted to suit their environment in different ways and that adaptation may lead to evolution.
Recognise that living things produce offspring of the same kind, but normally offspring vary and are not identical to their parents.
Describe the ways in which nutrients and water are transported within animals, including humans.
Recognise the impact of diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle on the way their bodies function.
Identify and name the main parts of the human circulatory system, and describe the functions of the heart, blood vessels and blood.
Explain that unsupported objects fall towards the Earth because of the force of gravity acting between the Earth and the falling object.
Use the idea of the Earth’s rotation to explain day and night and the apparent movement of the sun across the sky.
Describe the Sun, Earth and Moon as approximately spherical bodies.
Describe the movement of the Moon relative to the Earth.
Describe the movement of the Earth, and other planets, relative to the Sun in the solar system.
Describe the life process of reproduction in some plants and animals.
Identify common appliances that run on electricity.
Find patterns between the pitch of a sound and features of the object that produced it.
Identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating.
Identify the part played by evaporation and condensation in the water cycle and associate the rate of evaporation with temperature.
Observe that some materials change state when they are heated or cooled, and measure or research the temperature at which this happens in degrees Celsius (°C).
Compare and group materials together, according to whether they are solids, liquids or gases.
Construct and interpret a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey.
Identify the different types of teeth in humans and their simple functions.
Describe the simple functions of the basic parts of the digestive system in humans.
Recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things.
Explore and use classification keys to help group, identify and name a variety of living things in their local and wider environment.
Recognise that living things can be grouped in a variety of ways.
Predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing.
Describe magnets as having two poles.
Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials.
Observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others.
Notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance.
Compare how things move on different surfaces.
Find patterns in the way that the size of shadows change.
Recognise that shadows are formed when the light from a light source is blocked by an opaque object.
Recognise that light from the sun can be dangerous and that there are ways to protect their eyes.
Notice that light is reflected from surfaces.
Recognise that they need light in order to see things and that dark is the absence of light.
Recognise that soils are made from rocks and organic matter.
Compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties.
Identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement.
Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat.
Explore the part that flowers play in the life cycle of flowering plants, including pollination, seed formation and seed dispersal.
Investigate the way in which water is transported within plants.
Explore the requirements of plants for life and growth (air, light, water, nutrients from soil, and room to grow) and how they vary from plant to plant.
Identify and describe the functions of different parts of flowering plants: roots, stem/trunk, leaves and flowers.
Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from some materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.
Describe the importance for humans of exercise, eating the right amounts of different types of food, and hygiene.
Find out about and describe the basic needs of animals, including humans, for survival (water, food and air).
Notice that animals, including humans, have offspring which grow into adults.
Describe how animals obtain their food from plants and other animals, using the idea of a simple food chain, and identify and name different sources of food.
Identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees.
Recognise some common conductors and insulators, and associate metals with being good conductors.
Find patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it.
Observe changes across the four seasons.
Explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive.
Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.
identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.
Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including microorganisms, plants and animals.
Describe the changes as humans develop to old age.
Compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties, including their hardness, solubility, transparency, conductivity (electrical and thermal), and response to magnets.

Soft skills learning goals

Encouraging the growth of positive self-image
Encouraging to build new information and visions
Practicing to use foreign language as a communication tool
Enabling the growth of positive self-image
Learning to notice causal connections
Practising visual recognition
Practicing to observe spoken and written language
Practicing categorization and classification
Practicing memorizing skills
Practicing letters, alphabets and written language
Using technology for interaction and collaboration
Learning to face failures and disappointments
Practicing fine motor skills
Learning the basics of spelling
Practicing to give, get and reflect feedback
Practicing to express own thoughts and feelings
Practicing to argument clearly own opinions and reasonings
Learning about different languages
Learning to combine information to find new innovations
Learning to build information on top of previously learned
Practicing to notice causal connections
Practicing to recognize and express feelings
Practicing keyboard skills and touch typing
Practicing to take care of one's own wellbeing and health
Supporting the growth of environmental awareness
Recognizing habits that are good for sustainable living
Supporting student to build their own linguistic and cultural identity
Practicing to plan and execute studies, make observations and measurements
Practicing to use imagination and to be innovative
Encouraging students to be innovative and express new ideas
Practicing to improvise
Creating requirements for creative thinking
Learning to find the joy of learning and new challenges
Practicing to evaluate one's own learning
Practicing to set one's own learning goals
Practicing to take responsibility of one's own learning
Understanding and practicing safe and responsible uses of technology
Practicing persistent working
Learning to listen other people’s opinions
Practising to understand visual concepts and shapes and observe their qualities
Learning to acquire, modify and produce information in different forms
Practicing logical reasoning to understand and interpret information in different forms
Using technology as a part of explorative and creative process
Building common knowledge of technological solutions and their meaning in everyday life
Practicing communication through different channels
Practicing to work with others
Learning to understand people, surroundings and phenomenons around us

The Finnish Educational Quality Certificate

Our Quality Evaluation Method is an academically sound approach to evaluating a product’s pedagogical design from the viewpoint of educational psychology.

The method has been developed with university researchers and all evaluators are carefully selected Finnish teachers with a master's degree in education.

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