CREATIVE THINKING ABILITIES TEST (CTAT) ON TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Biology, Creative Thinking Abilities on Transport system(CTAT), Research Instrument
CREATIVE THINKING ABILITIES TEST     Have you found this research  instrument useful? Then click to share with your colleagues and friends via Facebook, Twitter, instagram and watsapp. kindly cue in your comments or questions in the comment box below. You shall receive a response shortly. Like us on Facebook, Follow me on Twitter! Get notifications of new posts via email if you subscribe by adding your email address on our site!  Onwukeme Ijeoma  is a passionate Science Educator, Researcher, Academic Counselor and Consultant.
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Plagiarism! Not a Crime…

Plagiarism! Not a Crime…

Plagiarism
Plagiarism is a major ethical issue in scientific research and publication which involves lifting any form of published , copyrighted material exactly as it is without due authorization of the original owner. Plagiarized material could be a research work, scholarly articles, blog posts or text book. (more…)
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Meet the four newest chemical elements: nihonium (Nh), Moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og)

Chemistry, Trending Issues
On November 28, 2016 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) gave their seal of approval to the proposed names for the four elements, which take slots 113, 115, 117 and 118 on the seventh row of the Periodic table. Traditionally in Chemistry, the naming rights go to the discoverers: Scientists at RIKEN in Wako, Japan, named element 113, and Russian-U.S. collaboration named others. The names proposed in June 2016 underwent five months of public comment and review and approved afterwards by IUPAC making them official. Element 113 is “nihonium" (Nh). Its name comes from the Japanese word “Nihon,” meaning “Land of the Rising Sun,” a name for Japan. Element 115 is “moscovium,” (Mc). Its name is dubbed after the Moscow region, home to the Joint Institute for…
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Trump’s Choice: Betsy DeVos, School-choice advocate. What else can Educators ask for?

Trending Issues
President-elect, Donald. J. Trump has recently  selected Betsy DeVos, a School-choice Advocate from Michigan and philanthropist, as his Secretary of Education. ………………Past US Secretaries of Education [caption id="attachment_74" align="alignnone" width="338"] ArneDuncan[/caption] Arne Duncan- former US Secretary of Education from 2009 through early 2016. Teaching runs in Duncan’s family. [caption id="attachment_75" align="alignnone" width="278"] John King Jnr.[/caption] John King Jnr.- present US Secretary of Education; Former Deputy to Arne Duncan. However, he has been charged with implementing the No Child Left Behind Act; and Every Student Succeeds Act. He is a Onetime Commissioner for Education, New York State. And now, Betsy DeVos, chaired the board of the American Federation for children. In 2000, the DeVos bankrolled an unsuccessful ballot initiative in Michigan that would have created a voucher program in that state.…
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Educate to Innovate; not to Obtain a Certificate

Quality Teacher
The world is dynamic in nature. The younger generation should be ready for the new world. Science is a discipline of experimenting, rationale thinking   and   questioning. The   act of engaging in innovation, inquiry and creativity within the classroom (science) is vital for our students now and years to come. When we educate students to innovate; we prepare them for the jobs of tomorrow.   Issuing a certificate should not be the target. Our focus should be on what the student can offer. Teaching science should focus on fostering innovation by putting the act of curiosity, deep understanding, inquiry , creative brainstorming and critical thinking at the heart of curriculum. Afterall, students learn best by doing.   Improving America’s STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education) education was one   of President Obama’s…
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Why many science students in Nigeria may not end up as “SCIENTISTS”…….

21st Century Science Students
It was the urge to give explanation to happenings in the environment that led to the emergence of science. Science should be seen as part of everyday life by everyday people in their interactions to the natural world. Science sets out to groom dependable and self employable graduates in the Nation and helps to create informed citizenry which is vital to our democratic society. No doubt, science is the vehicle any nation needs to journey with; to create the right direction to get to the right destination. Today, a problem peculiar with the younger generation, especially youths in our global and pinging world have gone viral. Quick Money Syndrome (QMS) have made our youths in particular give in to armed robbery, yahoo business, rituals, murder, kidnapping, sexual immorality diverse forms,…
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