7 Fun Experiments to Try at the Chemistry Lab

7 Fun Experiments to Try at the Chemistry Lab

Most people are fairly divided on science: either you love it, or you hate it. If you belong to the latter camp, it is probably because science classes may seem too technical and boring. However, that is a great misperception. If you know what to do, scientific experiments can be fun—even magical! With the right scientific equipment and know-how, you can take up a number of interesting projects. In the chemistry lab, you can make gooey slime, invisible ink, and glittering crystals! Here are 7 simple and fun experiments to try out at the chemistry lab! 1. Layered Drink You must have seen beautiful drinks with distinctly separate layers and colors. Gravity-defying and magical as these drinks may look, they are actually based on simple scientific manipulation. This type of drink is based on the principles of density: the denser a liquid, the more it will sink. Effectively, you can layer one type of drink on another. All you need is: two-four...
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7 Best Ways to Keep Students Involved in Learning

7 Best Ways to Keep Students Involved in Learning

The joy of learning is something that anyone at any stage of their lives can experience because the journey of learning never ends. Nonetheless, the word “learning” reminds us of school, and the period of schooling is perhaps the most significant time in any individual’s life. It is important for teachers to represent learning as a fun and enriching process to students and admittedly, that is a tough job. The following tips or ideas are those that teachers can utilize to add flavor to their lessons, increase the enthusiasm and most importantly, leave a lasting impression on students that learning is fun!   IDEA #1: UNDERSTAND YOUR STUDENTS   Recognizing whether your students are in the right frame of mind to absorb information (by simply studying their facial expressions and body language) during lessons, is an art itself. It is difficult for students to continuously absorb information (back to back for different subjects), process them and let’s not forget that this happens for the...
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What to Expect from an Interview: The Most Common Interview Questions You Should Expect

What to Expect from an Interview: The Most Common Interview Questions You Should Expect

Whether you’re a recent graduate from university or college looking for your first job or you’ve been without work for a while and you’re looking to get back into the workplace. No matter your situation, it can be tough getting onto the career ladder. No matter how confident or un-confident you might be, carrying out the right preparation and research prior to an interview can give your success rate a huge boost and even land you the job. What is a Job Interview? Job Interview – Noun – A formal meeting in which an applicant is asked questions to determine their suitability for a particular job. The idea of a job interview is to allow your potential employer to ask you questions about your career, personality, and life in order to learn more about you, and ultimately decide whether they believe you to be a good fit for the job. There are three main types of a job interview, and you can expect...
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How to Motivate Your Students

How to Motivate Your Students

Every teacher has those days where the students seem to be on a different planet… you know what we mean. Those days when a normal tone of voice goes unheard, when the students just refuse to pay attention and continue with banter and chatter while you desperately try to get their attention and try to motivate your students.   Then there’s the students themselves. Some of them simply aren’t interested in learning, others have problems paying attention, and yet others are disorganized and might perform poorly despite trying their best. It is important for a teacher to maintain control of the class while encouraging students to improve their skills and achieve better academic performance. Here are some ways to motivate your students in a constructive manner. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivational Factors Motivation is both intrinsic and extrinsic. Environmental factors, the teacher’s personality and preferred teaching method, the classroom environment, the child’s home environment and other students in the class are all external factors that...
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How to do the job of a Scrutinizer

How to do the job of a Scrutinizer

Dear viewers: Please check out the points How to do the job of a Scrutinizer   Those who will be the Scrutinizers please comply with the guidelines stated below.   The guidelines stated below   To scrutinize each and every assessed answer script thoroughly. To check if mark has been awarded to each part of an answer and the total of all such part-marks has been compounded. To check the over marking. To check the marks in answer script and corresponding marks in mark sheet. To check if caging has been done properly. To check if the examiner has put his/her signature at the front page of the script. All the correction works in the marks sheet should be done with green ink.  Then please put your initial juxtapose to the examiner’s initial writing RECHECKED or RC whichever is conducive to you. To scrutinize any unassessed answer and immediately bring to the notice to the examiner. Any misspelled words not underlined.  Underline with green ink Should...
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How to evaluate an Answer Script

How to evaluate an Answer Script

Dear Viewers: In this blog we have discussed how to evaluate an answer script Please follow the guidelines in connection with the evaluation of Answer Scripts.   Mark awarded to each part of an answer has to be indicated at the appropriate place, preferable in the left side of the page. Irrelevant answer to be underlined and zero to be awarded. Gross marking has to be avoided. Mark awarded to each answer to be encircled with the question number as suffix. No question or part thereof should remain unassessed.  (Write carried over and brought forward). Caging has to be done with question number and marks awarded against each question number at the end of the script. In case of excess question, the question securing lowest mark has to be indicated as “excess”. Mark awarded to “excess” answer must not be included in the total. Over writing on marks awarded has to be avoided. Any change in mark awarded has to be signed. Fractional...
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GUIDELINES OF MAKING QUESTION PAPER

GUIDELINES OF MAKING QUESTION PAPER

Dear viewers: In this blog "GUIDELINES OF MAKING QUESTION PAPER" we will discuss how to guide a teacher to make a question paper   GUIDELINES OF MAKING QUESTION PAPER   Respected Teachers:   You are requested to follow the guidelines when you will make the question paper.   All question papers must be submitted to the headmaster one week prior to the examination, duly signed by the examiner concerned with the submission date.   Questions must be written in clear handwriting. The value rating of each question must be indicated in the right hand margin.   A question should not be lengthy.   According to recent directives, questions should be so framed as to test                                                                          i) knowledge  ii)  understanding  iii)  application  and  iv) skill   A question must judge the knowledge of a student. So to judge the knowledge of a student- give ‘definitions’ in your question paper. A question must judge that how far a student has understood. So to judge the same – give ‘differentiation’ in your question paper. A...
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