SciTech: Resins!

Resins and Their Basic Properties Resins are natural or synthetic (manmade) organic compounds that come in the form of noncrystalline liquid. In other words, the structure is different from that crystals, because they do not have a fixed order of molecules and atoms. Natural resins are often found in natural gas, oil, and plants and are…

SciTech: Plastics!

Hi again! This week’s science and technology article will be about… you guessed it! Plastics! Plastics are around us everyday and everywhere! But have you ever wondered what they are made out of and how they came to be so useful in today’s world? I will taking you through that inquiry today and hopefully you’ll…

SciTech: What are sensors?

What are sensors? You have heard about sensors and about how they are a technological device that is related to computers and smartphones, but in actuality, they are everywhere around us. Sensors are devices that detects some sort of factor of its physical environment and responds by converting the collected data into a display that…

Grade 11 A Study of Halogens Lab

On October 4th 2017, the grade 11s did a lab on halogens for their class topic on periodicity and the properties of different elements. In this lab, they tested for the acidic and bleaching properties of halogen solutions, the displacement reactions that halogens undergo, and finally, testing halogens in water and hydrocarbon solvent. In overall,…

SciTech: What’s a Quartz Clock?

Today, I’d like to introduce to you, one of the great inventions of mankind regarding clocks and keeping time. Throughout history, there have been many ways humans have tried to count their minutes and days. This includes the sun dial (800 BC) and water clock (1400 BC) and other clock inventions that go far back…

SciTech Magazine: Waves!

Waves are a disturbance of particles of a particular substance in a way which energy can be transferred. Some examples of energy forms are motion, sound, and heat. It is important to know about how waves work and their applications as waves are a part of our everyday lives, in ways that we might not…

Flame Tests with G11

On Monday, September 4, the Grade 11 chemistry class donned our lab coats and goggles and conducted an experiment about flame tests. Flame tests are done by scientists to figure out which metal makes up a certain compound. The science behind flame tests is quite fascinating. You must have learnt in your science class that…

SciTech Magazine: Drones

As we are gradually embracing the technological and scientific innovations of the 21st century, it is important to know of some of those innovations in order to catch up with the constantly changing world. Thus, I bring to you the first topic of the science and technology articles in KISToday: DRONES! What are drones? According…

Psychology 101: Dreams Interpreted

If you hadn’t already known, KIS Today is doing a new segment on psychology. There will be an article posted weekly about the different branches of psychology. Last week, I talked about phobias, so if you want to check that out then click right here. However, this week we’ll be talking about dreams and dream…

10 Things That Science Can’t Explain

Most of us have this thought in mind that science can prove everything using evidence and facts. Science has surely pushed our understanding of this living world,  but there are still some questions that haven’t been answered. Here are 10 interesting ones I’d like to share with you all: 1) Cows will ALWAYS face north…

Adblock for Ad-Free internet

Have you heard of ads? I’m guessing you do because THEY APPEAR EVERYWHERE ON THE INTERNET, taking different forms such as in Youtube videos and banner ads on other websites. Sometimes they are annoying, inappropriate, and just aggravating, not to mention broadband consuming. This might be good for you and other people that just hate ads from…

Fireball Meteor In Thailand

UPDATE –  A meteor spotted… AGAIN. 2nd November 2015 You might have seen the video of a bright green fireball cruising the dark skies of Bangkok. Here’s the video if you haven’t seen it yet. The last time a meteor was spotted in Thailand was about two months ago (7th September 2015). Fireballs (meteors) were…