Step Out for Science!

By Sanjali Jain and Dr Sharon Chang Science experiments have been conducted city-wide in many countries! For example, daylight studies have been performed in London (UK), a temperature measure was taken in New York (USA), and noise data was taken in Edinburgh (UK). What is the National Science Experiment? The National Science Experiment (NSE) is…

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Teaching Chemistry Through Games

Guest Post by Tham Zi Sheng, Teacher at Raffles Institution The use of games to teach is not something new, but teachers are generally wary of incorporating games into their lessons, especially if the learning environment is an academically competitive one. Every learner is unique and has different learning needs. If we subscribe to the…

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The new STaR Kit Chemistry ICT tool

Guest Post by Deborah Lim, Teacher at Tanglin Secondary School Playing a game is inherently enjoyable. Whether it is scrabble, Uno, monopoly, basketball or soccer, the activity creates excitement. Digital games never existed during my growing up years. Learning as a student then was less overtly exciting. Any sense of thrill derived from understanding what…

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