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| Issue 38

Science and humour

Find out the link between science and humour with these light-hearted resources. 

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 38

Who is behind Science in School?

The Science in School office will be closing for Christmas soon, but first I’d like to thank everyone involved.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles

| Issue 38

Murder, microbes and Myrmicinae: Science on Stage Germany

Who murdered Sir Ernest? How do you organise an astronomical school exchange? Why don’t ants have kings? How can you build an ECG for a Venus fly trap? What exactly happens in your intestines?

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Events

| Issue 38

The ethics of genetics

Today’s announcement that the UK has approved the creation of babies from two women and one man offers an invaluable opportunity to discuss some of the real issues of science with your students.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society

| Issue 37

Advent calendar 2016

Welcome to the Science in School Advent calendar, packed with inspiring teaching ideas for Christmas, winter and the end of term.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Inspire

| Issue 38

Practical pyrotechnics

Hot, luminous and destructive: fire is a force of nature. Here we look at how to use and control it safely with water and carbon dioxide.

Ages: 11-14;
Topics: Chemistry, Science and society

| Issue 38

Blended senses: understanding synaesthesia

What would it be like if numbers and musical tones had colours? People with synaesthesia experience the world in this way – and scientists are trying to find out why.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology

| Issue 38

Wind and rain: meteorology in the classroom

Why does it rain? Can we predict it? Give physics students a mass of weather data and some information technology, and they can try working this out for themselves.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science

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Be a magnet for a day

What happens inside magnets? This fun activity for primary school pupils helps them find out – by turning themselves into a magnet.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics