Critical Thinking in the 21st Century and Beyond

Critical Thinking in the 21st Century and Beyond

One of my fondest memories of school was my science teacher, Mr. South. Having attended a K-8 consolidated school in rural NJ, we knew who all the teachers were.  However, Mr. South stood out.  I remember an elementary student seeing paper flyers with a caricature… Read More

BASF Kids’ Lab

BASF Kids’ Lab

At BASF Kids’ Lab, your children can learn through interactive, hands-on experiments how chemistry contributes to our everyday life. This year, the Lab returns with more dynamic chemistry activities for children at Ang Mo Kio Public Library. The workshops are customised for children ages six… Read More

9 Educational Star Wars Toys for Junior Jedis

9 Educational Star Wars Toys for Junior Jedis

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, the Jedi Knights of the Star Wars universe lit up the world – and the Death Star – with a stirring message of bravery, integration, virtue, and hope. But these important lessons are not all… Read More

My Teaching Journey – Professor Maurice van Steensel, MD PhD

My Teaching Journey – Professor Maurice van Steensel, MD PhD

Name: Professor Maurice van Steensel, MD PhD Name of institution: School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, UK; Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore Role: Professor of Genetic Dermatology; Senior Principal Investigator What made you choose to become a lecturer? I don’t think I chose this… Read More

7 Slime Toy Sets for Scientific Kids

7 Slime Toy Sets for Scientific Kids

Kids love playing with slime! It’s a sticky, gooey, gloopy mess – and it can also be a wonderful science lesson! Slime laboratory kits can provide young scientists with (very messy) hands-on experience of a wide range of scientific principles. Through fun and safe experiments, they can… Read More