Sounds like a Bright Idea! 

By Aminah Hydar, Benjamin Wong and Chen Siyu of Broadrick Secondary School  Imagine waking up one day with limited electricity, reserved only for powering essential appliances at home, in schools and in offices. No more watching television, charging our phones and gadgets, using our computers, or even turning on the air-conditioner on a warm day. Seems unlikely? Well, if we are not careful about how we consume electricity,…

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Pulse with Pulses!

The International Science Drama Competition (ISDC) has become an integral part of the primary schools calendar with students and educators participating from all over South-East Asia in this annual event. Each year, the ISDC themes up with the international theme of the year – this 2016 the theme is Food for Life because it is…

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Animation fun

It was in the earlier part of this year that the readers of the Singapore Scientist magazine were actively engaged in a “Dinosaur skeleton assembly” activity, whereby readers can remove paper skeleton parts of a dinosaur from an activity page of the magazine, assemble them according to their own creativity, and email a photograph of…

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Toilet Science

How long has it been since you last went to a washroom? Probably not very long. That is one kind of environment that we are all quite familiar with, by necessity. But how long has it been since you went to a washroom and thought about science? There’s lots of science in and around the…

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