Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations. This article reviews some of the latest news from the EIROforum members (EIROs).
By Marissa Rosenberg from EU Universe Awareness
During an eclipse, the Sun or the Moon seems to disappear. What is happening? Why not explore this fascinating phenomenon in the classroom, with an easy to build model?
By Panteleimon Bazanos
Did you know that you can use old hi-fi speakers to detect earthquakes? And also carry out some simple earthquake experiments in the classroom? Here’s how.
By Eleanor Hayes
What makes viruses so virulent? Why do we enjoy music? Why is the Alhambra so beautiful? The answer? Mathematics!
By Oli Usher
For scientists at the European Space Agency, a mission to Mars means going to Antarctica first.
By Sonia Furtado Neves, EMBL
Brain tumours are one of the most common causes of death in children – and may begin when chromosomes are torn apart during cell division.
By David Lewis
Something as everyday as bread can offer a surprising spectrum of interdisciplinary teaching opportunities.
By Susan Watt
Physics teacher Günter Bachmann explains how his CERN residency has inspired both him and his students.
How can the architecture of a school influence its teaching? Allan Andersen, head teacher of Copenhagen’s Ørestad Gymnasium, tells Adam Gristwood and Eleanor Hayes.
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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