» Issue 21
Last updated Wed, 2012-10-24 16:18 — sis
News from the EIROs
- Trapped by scientists: antimatter, cholesterol and red blood cells
EIROforum, the publisher of Science in School, reports on the latest news from its eight European inter-governmental research organisations.
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- Forthcoming events
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- Science teaching in space: the ESA teachers workshop
Meet an astronaut, cook a comet and plan a trip to Mars - at a recent teacher workshop at ESA.
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- Science: on stage and in action
Marvel at the latest Science on Stage event in Spain: Ciencia en Acción.
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- How I killed Pluto: Mike Brown
To change the world would be amazing enough. Mike Brown changed the Solar System.
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- Birds on the run: what makes ostriches so fast?
What makes ostriches such fast runners?
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- Cancer stem cells – hope for the future?
Cancer and stem cells are both topical issues. Cancer stem cells may revolutionise the treatment of cancer.
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- The physics of crowds
Why this crowding interesting to scientists and how can we study the phenomenon in class?
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- Polymers in medicine
Hands-on activities to investigate polymers and their medical applications.
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Projects in science education
- Bioremediation in the classroom
Investigate the bioremediation powers of the aquatic fern Azolla at school.
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- Smell like Julius Caesar: recreating ancient perfumes in the laboratory
Take your students 2000 years into the past, recreating and testing Julius Caesar’s perfume.
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- Smoke is in the air: how fireworks affect air quality
Learn how to investigate atmospheric pollutants in class.
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- Just the placebo effect?
When your doctor prescribes you a tablet and you get better, was it really the drug or could it have been the colour of the tablet?
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- More than meets the eye: unravelling the cosmos at the highest energies
Explore X-rays and gamma rays and learn how the European Space Agency observes the cosmos at these wavelengths.
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- A science teacher on air
What do science teaching and radio journalism have in common?
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