Orange you amazed!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Happy Chinese New Year! By Gauri and Danny Here’s Part III of our orangey line-up of experimental goodies! Learn how to make an all-organic candle with the fruit that’s making its rounds all over this Chinese New Year season! Orange Candle: Ever wanted unique decorations for Chinese New Year or a…

A period of elemental challenge

Guest Post by Hoe Kian Guang, Student at Raffles Junior College. His teammates were Samuel Fong, Alden Tan & Tan An Sen. The Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF) is a national event jointly organised by Science Centre Singapore, the Science Teachers’ Association of Singapore and the Shell Companies in Singapore. Since its inception, SSYSF…

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…

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…