Selecting the right school for a child is a crucial rite of passage for parents. A great school can cement the foundation of your child’s academic future. However, with over 9,500 schools in Australia, finding the perfect fit is an overwhelming task. The abundance of choice is both ..
Every generation of students has often wondered why they had to be subjected to the excruciating torture in school that is maths. A lot of the concepts taught in class were not seen as useful in real life. Children were made to solve problems in maths without them ..
A huge portion of the human population has a poor perception of mathematics. They often find it too difficult, very hard to understand, and most of all, highly impractical. Most students do not see any real-life application, especially if they are not choosing a profession that involves maths. ..
According to TV shows and movies, making a mess and doing science seems to go hand in hand. One way things can go particularly awry is when bumping occurs. 1. What is bumping in chemistry Chemists define bumping as a phenomenon where boiled homogenous solutions superheat ..
1. Introduction Most teachers choose teaching as a career for altruistic reasons (TALIS 2018). It's a simple motive - looking for ways to support the younger generation and help build a better future. All of us can understand that. However, the picture becomes more complex once we take ..
The whole world speaks English, doesn’t it? On average, Americans tend to believe half the people in the world speak English. At least, that’s what the now well-known Harrison report found in 1998. Wherever you go, someone will understand you if you speak English. There are so ..
The averages in maths There are many “averages” in statistics, and the three most common are the mean, median, and mode. When you are asked to “find the average” of a set of numbers, you are commonly looking for the arithmetic mean. The mean definition is the calculated ..
There was not necessarily an inventor of physics, and nobody invented physics either. It was always around us, and as long as people wondered about the world around them, discoveries were going to be made. That’s what scientists do; they make discoveries. It is easy to imagine someone ..
Chemistry is one of the most important branches of science. While it has an unfortunate reputation as being a bit of a dull field of science, that reputation could not be more incorrect! Most interesting and cool things can be explained by chemistry. From fireworks to rockets being ..
Everything around us can be explained through science, and oft the definition is far more complex than we might realise. We might jump up and down, or push a friend on the arm, and we know what is going to happen, but we may not understand what are ..