» Issue 22
Last updated Wed, 2012-10-31 14:54 — minh
News from the EIROs
- Black holes, magnetism and cancer
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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- Diving into research at the EIROforum teacher school
Sonia Furtado Neves explains how 30 teachers recently experienced the thrill of cutting-edge research.
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- Camp of brilliant brains
Petra Nieckchen from EFDA reports on the 23rd European Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS) in Helsinki, Finland.
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- Maggie Aderin-Pocock: a career in space
As a child, Maggie Aderin-Pocock dreamed of going into space. She hasn’t quite managed it yet, but she’s got pretty close.
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- Hydrogen: the green energy carrier of the future?
Hydrogen may be the fuel of the future, but how can we produce it sustainably? Karin Willquist explains.
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- Revealing the secrets of permafrost
Studying permafrost enables us to look not only into the past, but also into the future.
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- Bad science: learning from science in the media
Ed Walsh guides you and your students through the minefield of science in the media.
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Science education projects
- Build your own microscope: following in Robert Hooke’s footsteps
Build an effective microscope using simple materials and enable your students to discover a hidden world.
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- Sky-high science: building rockets at school
Ever wanted to launch a rocket? Participants of the European Space Camp explain how.
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- Harnessing the power of the Sun: fusion reactors
Renewable, clean, unlimited energy – how can it be achieved? Christine Rüth from EFDA introduces the tokamak, the most advanced fusion device.
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- Genetic fingerprinting: a look inside
In popular TV detective series, genetic fingerprinting is commonly used to identify criminals. Find out exactly how this technique works.
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