11-14

Starlight inside a light bulb

Different stars shine with different colours, and you can use a light bulb to help explain why.

Astronomy / space, Physics
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 31
- 25/02/2015    
en

An artistic introduction to anthocyanin inks

Making pH-sensitive inks from fruits and vegetables is a creative variation of the cabbage-indicator experiment.

Biology, Chemistry, General science, History, Physics
Ages: 
under 11, 11-14
Issue 31
- 25/02/2015    
en

Coding without computers

Programmes don’t need a computer – turn your students into coders and robots with just pens, paper and a stack of cups.

Engineering, Mathematics, Physics
Ages: 
under 11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 31
- 24/02/2015    
en

The challenging logistics of lunar exploration

The path to the Moon is paved with many challenges. What questions do the next generation of space explorers need to answer?

Astronomy / space, Earth science, Physics, Science and society
Ages: 
under 11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 31
- 24/02/2015    
en

Greening chemistry

Chemistry is not always completely environmentally friendly; green chemistry is working to change that.

Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 31
- 16/02/2015    
en

Lunar Diary: a chronicle of Earth’s journey through space and time, as seen from the Moon

Clues to the history of the Earth, the Milky Way and the Universe are hidden on the lunar surface.

Astronomy / space, Engineering
Ages: 
under 11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 30
- 19/11/2014    
en

All in the family

Building a hypothetical family portrait can help students to understand genetics.

Biology, Mathematics
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16
Issue 30
- 19/11/2014    
en

Intelligent slime? A hands-on project to investigate slime moulds

These simple but unusual life forms can be used to develop students’ understanding of life and the scientific method

Biology
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 30
- 19/11/2014    
en

Auf und davon: die Benutzung von Flugzeugen für atmosphärische Beobachtungen

Bei chemischen Messungen in der Atmosphäre ist es hilfreich, mit speziell umgebauten Laboratorien hinaufzufliegen.

Chemistry, Earth science
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 29
- 29/07/2014    

Tot mai sus şi mai departe: utilizarea avioanelor pentru monitorizare atmosferică

Când avem de măsurat chimismul atmosferei, ar fi benefic să putem zbura acolo sus cu laboratoare special adaptate.

Chemistry, Earth science
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 29
- 29/07/2014    

Lodowce na Marsie: w poszukiwaniu lodu

Jednym z głównych zainteresowań naukowców badających Marsa jest woda: Czy znajdziemy ją na tej planecie?

Astronomy / space, Earth science, Physics
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 28
- 18/07/2014    

Glaciares em Marte: à procura do gelo

Um dos principais interesses científicos de Marte é a água. Será que existe água em Marte?

Astronomy / space, Earth science, Physics
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 28
- 18/07/2014    

Light refraction in primary education: the solar bottle bulb

​More than 10 years ago, a very clever and inventive inhabitant from a favela discovered he could produce light without electricity. Now solar bulbs are spreading all over the world.

Engineering, Physics
Ages: 
under 11, 11-14
Issue 29
- 02/06/2014    
en

Up, up and away: using aircraft for atmospheric monitoring

When measuring the chemistry of the atmosphere, it helps to fly up in specially modified laboratories.

Chemistry, Earth science
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 29
- 02/06/2014    

Descifrăm misterul formării planetei noastre

Tradus de Gabriela Cîrstea

De Jérôme Ganne ?i Vincent de Andrade

Pentru imagine, mul?umim lui Reto Stöckli, Nazmi El Saleous ?i Marit Jentoft-Nilsen, NASA GSFC

Studiul compozi?iei chimice a unora dintre cele mai vechi roci de pe planeta noastr? a revolu?ionat în?elegerea modului în care s-au format continentele.

Chemistry, Earth science, Physics
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 26
- 02/06/2014    

Zaglądanie w ciemność – modelowanie czarnych dziur w szkole podstawowej

T?umaczenie: Grzegorz Glubowski

Monica Turner

Ryc. 1: Artystyczna wizja czarnej dziury. Czarna dziura jest wielko?ci zaledwie punktu w samym centrum, ale jej grawitacja jest tak silna, ?e ?wiat?o z gwiazd wokó? niej nie jest w stanie uciec.
Dzi?ki uprzejmo?ci European Space Agency, NASA oraz Felix Mirabel (the French Atomic Energy Commission & the Institute for Astronomy and Space Physics / Conicet of Argentina)

Trudno ci obja?ni? uczniom istot? czarnych dziur? Wypróbuj opisane tutaj ?wiczenia.

Astronomy / space
Ages: 
11-14
Issue 27
- 30/05/2014    

Curioseando en la oscuridad: modelando agujeros negros en la escuela primaria

Traducido por Felix Jimenez-Villacorta

Por Monica Turner

Figura 1: Una representación artística de un agujero negro. El agujero negro es solo un punto en el mismo centro, pero su gravedad es tan fuerte que la luz de las estrellas alrededor de él no puede escapar.
Imagen cortesía de la Agencia Espacial Europea (ESA), NASA y Felix Mirabel (el Comisionado de Energía Atómica francés y el Instituto de Astrofísica y del Espacio / Conicet de Argentina).

Astronomy / space
Ages: 
11-14
Issue 27
- 22/05/2014    

Medicina monástica: o herbalismo medieval encontra-se com a ciência moderna

Traduzido por António Daniel Barbosa

Por Susan Watt e Eleanor Hayes

Mosteiros como a abadia Cisterciense de Maulbronn, no sul da Alemanha, preservaram e transmitiram conhecimento importante sobre medicina herbal na Idade Média.
Imagem cortesia de WeiterWinkel / Flickr

Um grupo de investigadores alemães tem revelado a sabedoria medicinal da Idade Média.

Biology, Chemistry, Health, History
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 27
- 14/05/2014    

Klostermedizin: Mittelalterliche Pflanzenheilkunde trifft auf moderne Wissenschaft

Übersetzt von Verena Suchanek

Von Susan Watt und Eleanor Hayes

Klöster, wie die Zisterzienser-Abtei von Maulbronn in Süddeutschland haben wichtiges Wissen über Pflanzenheilkunde aus dem Mittelalter bewahrt und überführt.
Mit freundlicher Genehmigung von WeiterWinkel / Flickr

Eine Gruppe deutscher Wissenschaftler deckt medizinisches Wissen aus dem Mittelalter auf.

Biology, Chemistry, Health, History
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 27
- 14/05/2014    

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Chemistry
Ages: 
11-14
Issue 30
- 14/05/2014    

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Chemistry
Ages: 
11-14
Issue 30
- 14/05/2014    

Ghiacciai su Marte: alla ricerca del ghiaccio

Uno degli interessi principali degli scienziati nella ricerca su Marte è l’acqua. C’è acqua su Marte?

Astronomy / space, Earth science, Physics
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 28
- 13/05/2014    

Nauka na otwartym terenie: przywrócenie Epoki Kamienia Łupanego dla uczniów szkół podstawowych

T?umaczenie Pawe? Trojak

Petra Breuer-Küppers

Zdj?cie dzi?ki uprzejmo?ci Dmitry Bogdanov; ?ród?o zdj?cia: Wikimedia Commons

Zabranie dzieci poza szkoln? klas?, otwiera ca?y szereg dzia?a? dotycz?cych ?wiata przyrody.

Epoka Kamienia ?upanego mog?a nie by? czasem zabawy dla naszych przodków, ale dowiedzenie si? o tym mo?e by? przyjemnym I wychowawczym do?wiadczeniem, dla m?odszych dzieci.

General science, History
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16
Issue 25
- 13/05/2014    

Die Beweisstücke abwiegen: Was ist ein Kilo?

Übersetzt von Dorothea Zähner

Von Eleanor Hayes und Marlene Rau

Mit freundlicher Genehmigung von Stockmonkeys.com. Bildquelle: Flickr

Jedermann weiß, was ein Kilogramm ist – wirklich? Weltweit arbeiten Forscher daran, genau zu definieren, was diese wohlvertraute Einheit ist.

Wie schwer ist ein Gegenstand? Wie groß ist seine Oberfläche? Welche Temperatur hat er? Diese Fragen erscheinen zwar einfach, aber die Antworten darauf ergeben nur einen Sinn, wenn dafür ein Wert und eine Einheit festgelegt wurden.

Chemistry, Physics
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 25
- 13/05/2014    

Vertellingen uit een pestkuil

Een combinatie van archeologie en erfelijkheid om te onthullen wat de Zwarte Dood veroorzaakte.

Biology, Health, History
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16
Issue 28
- 12/05/2014    

Opowieści grobu zbiorowego

Archeologia i genetyka wspólnymi siłami starają się ujawnić co wywołało Czarną Śmierć.

Biology, Health, History
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16
Issue 28
- 12/05/2014    

Διασώστες στον ουρανό: ιπτάμενοι γιατροί

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General science, Health
Ages: 
under 11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 16
- 24/04/2014    

Sondăm întunericul: modelarea găurilor negre în şcoală

Tradus de Gabriela Cîrstea

De Monica Turner

Figura 1: Viziune artistic? a unei g?uri negre. Gaura neagr? este doar un punct aflat chiar în centru, dar gravita?ia sa este atât de puternic? încât lumina stelelor din jur nu-i poate sc?pa.
Pentru imagine, mul?umim Agen?iei Spa?iale Europene, NASA ?i lui Felix Mirabel (Comisia francez? pentru energie atomic? ?i Institutul de astronomie ?i fizic? spa?ial? / Consiliul na?ional pentru cercetare ?tiin?ific? ?i tehnic? din Argentina)

Astronomy / space
Ages: 
11-14
Issue 27
- 21/03/2014    

Omurilik hasarı: kök hücreler cevaba sahip mi?

Çeviri: Canbolat Gürses ve Hikmet Geçkil

Andrew Brown taraf?ndan

Debivort/Wikimedia Commons’un izniyle

Omurilik hasar? tipik olarak kal?c? felce yol açar ve ?u an için tedavisi olmayan bir durumdur. Kök hücre tedavisi umut sa?layabilir mi?

Amerikal? aktör ve aktivist Christopher Reeve 1978’de hâs?lat rekoru k?ran Superman filminde öne ç?kan rolüyle hat?rlanacak. Perde önü ve arkas?ndaki aktif hayat?n?n ac? bir kaza sonucu altüst olup, 2004’teki ölümüne kadar boynundan a?a??s?n?n felç olmas? ile de hat?rlanacak.

Biology, Health
Ages: 
11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 26
- 13/03/2014    

Biyomimetik: bir ahtapot gibi yapışkan ve bir nilüfer yaprağı gibi pürüzsüz?

Çeviri: Canbolat Gürses ve Hikmet Geçkil

Ahtapot yap??aklar?
Resim chang / iStockphoto müsaadesiyle

Astrid Wonisch, Margit Delefant ve Marlene Rau bir Avusturya projesi olan "Naturwissenschaft und Technik zum Angreifen" den geli?tirilen iki aktivite ile teknolojinin do?adan nas?l esinlendi?ini sunuyor.

 

Biology, Physics
Ages: 
under 11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Issue 18
- 13/03/2014