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Sylvia Klinzing

Science Teacher

Master of Science - Tufts University, USA
Bachelor of Science - University of The PHL Diliman, PHL

klinzing.s@nexus.edu.sg

Sylvia Klinzing was born in the Philippines and moved to the US to take her Masters degree after a year of working as a research assistant at the Marine Science Institute. Since graduating, she has enjoyed teaching Science for more than twenty years and has served as a Head of Science in two schools, as well as a consultant at Sun Associates, an educational technology evaluation and integration company. Sylvia loves to incorporate project based learning into her classes and has spearheaded several Earth Day projects and learning exhibitions at Nexus. She has also facilitated the participation of Nexus learners in the World Scholar’s Cup since 2016. She believes in nurturing each childʼs unique interests, and designs classroom activities that will encourage them to showcase their skills in other disciplines as well, including mutual responsibility and respect. In her free time, Sylvia enjoys being with her family and friends, travelling, playing beach, indoor volleyball, and ballroom dancing.

 


 

English National Curriculum

Year 7: Science
Year 8: Science
Year 9: Science

Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)

Year 10: Biology, Chemistry, Coordinated Science (Double Award), Physics
Year 11: Biology, Chemistry, Coordinated Science (Double Award), Physics

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB-DP)

Year 12: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Systems and Societies, Extended Essay (EE), Physics
Year 13: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Systems and Societies, Extended Essay (EE), Physics