Learning science the fun way

HOW are animals classified? How do you know if you have a large or small lung capacity?  

Find out the answers to these and many more interesting questions through the interesting activities found in Investigating science in this week's NiE (Newspaper-in-Education) pullout which focuses on science topics. 

The pullout aims to help students enjoy learning science and provide teachers with a lively teaching approach. Featuring experiments students can carry out using The Star and in the classroom, the pullout is based on the primary and secondary science syllabi. 

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, Stuff@school is devoting one whole issue to this major festival. 

Students can look forward to reading how past generations celebrated Chinese New Year as well as find out what the Year of the Dog holds in store for them. 

Learn about the differences between words of similar-meaning, for example, talk and speak, in this week's Mind Our English.  

If you have any questions on English or its usage, send them in to Stuff@school, c/o The Education Editor, Star Publications (M) Bhd, 15 Jalan 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor or email starnie@thestar.com.my. 

Both the pullout and Stuff@school are distributed with every copy of The Star on the third Wednesday of the month and only to schools the other weeks.  

They come free with The Star which is sold at a special price of 60 sen per copy for schools which order in bulk. 

Pullouts for February will be published on the following dates – Feb 8 (focus on maths), Feb 15 (English) and Feb 22 (science). Because of the Chinese New Year and Awal Muharram public holidays, there will not be a supplement on Feb 1. 

For more details, contact the circulation staff closest to you.

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