Why can’t you divide by zero?

July 23rd, 2018|

There's one rule that we've been warned of not break, and that's to divide by zero. But why? Check out this video from Ted-Ed:

17 Equations that Changed the Course of History

May 7th, 2018|

While not everyone likes studying mathematics, admit it, mathematics and its equations have shaped up the world we have now. In 2013, mathematician and science author Ian Stewart published a book on 17 Equations That Changed The World. Check out the table below to see a summarized list of these equations: Learn more about these [...]

How Things Get Heavy: The Nature of Mass

September 25th, 2017|

Physics can be a weighty subject, full of substance and gravitas. It is therefore perhaps entirely reasonable that a central topic of the discipline is mass. But what is mass, really? What is the origin? What is the nature of an essential feature of the world around us? Are there any surprises to be had [...]

10 Physics Questions Science Still Hasn’t Answered

September 25th, 2017|

With all of the discoveries and all the progress that has been made and advanced scientific tools at their disposal, physicists have yet to find answers to many of the most prominent questions that pertain to our physical universe. We looked at 18 of the most compelling enigmas to see more precisely what we know [...]

48 Critical Thinking Questions For Any Content Area

September 22nd, 2017|

Critical thinking is the heart and soul of learning, and–in our estimation anyway–ultimately more important than anyone specific content area or subject matter. It’s also an over-used and rather nebulous phrase — how do you teach someone to think? Of course, that’s the purpose of education, but how do you effectively optimize that concept [...]

SAP, Government, Autonomous and Independent Schools

February 10th, 2017|

SAP, Government, Autonomous and Independent Schools Most secondary schools in Singapore offer 4-year Express course (Special course for SAP schools) or 5-year courses leading up to the GCE O-level examination. A notable exception is the Integrated Programme (IP) schools, which offer a 6-year course leading up to the GCE A-level examination or [...]