Science and Values

Biotechnology, Morality, and the Law

General Paper (GP) Tuition & O level English Tuition specialists – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP –   This is an interesting article and highlights how as science advances, it raises new social dilemmas and even legal complications. It captures how the law needs to update itself to keep up with the new problems and moral …

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Ethics and Science

  – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) & O-level English tuition subject specialists In this article by Faye Flam, she discusses the tensions between restrictions on science and the imperative to make breakthroughs. This article helps to address GP questions such as whether ethics is necessary for science or whether ethics is …

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GP Tuition: Genetic Modification

 – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) & O-level English tuition subject specialists Adapted from A.Caplan Science and Technology and their impact on society is a General Paper topic covered by all Junior Colleges and is a popular topic for most students. One key issue that is usually covered during GP lessons is the …

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Connectivity and Behaviour (GP tuition / O-level English)

Adapted from Al Gore’s The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change. Adapted for website  – copyright Knowledge Skills LLP – General Paper (GP) tuition & O-level English tuition subject specialists   A popular question for the General Paper A-levels and English O level papers is the impact of the internet on human behaviour.   Essay questions …

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ICT and Social Change (General Paper and O-level English)

Adapted for website  – GP  / O-level tuition articles-  copyright Knowledge Skills LLP Adapted from J.Bradford Delong   Commonly asked in General Paper and O-level English essay papers are questions regarding the impact of ICT (info-comm tech) or the internet and new media on society. Such issues are popular with most students as they are …

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Education and Technology – Case Study

Excerpt from Digitising Education Key issues: Education and Technology, Digital Divide An excellent piece for Science and Technology, and education. Summary: South Korea is planning to digitise its entire educational curriculum by 2015. From 2015, all information will be taught to students using computers and other technological devices. The aim appears to be to eliminate …

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Misconduct in science – An array of errors

Investigations into a case of alleged scientific misconduct have revealed numerous holes in the oversight of science and scientific publishing An excellent article that highlights the imperfections in science. Like all other fields of human inquiry, science is subject to human error and/or dishonesty. The GP questions that should be raised include whether we have …

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