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| Issue 44

Evolution in action: from genetic change to new species

...Editor’s note: Dr Dean Madden was an enthusiastic supporter of Science in School from its conception, and a member of the editorial board from 2005 until his death in 2017....

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

| Issue 34

Space for all the sciences: the ESA teachers workshop

...Science in School editorial board member), Monica Talevi, welcomed the group and explained the purpose of the workshop. ESA’s commitment to education is written into the agency’s charter and ESA...

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Events

| Issue 38

Who is behind Science in School?

...most useful in the classroom. Next, the 10 members of our editorial board decide which articles to publish in each issue. And finally, 534 teachers and scientists translate many of...

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles

| Issue 5

Making dark matter a little brighter

Jenny List Image courtesy of DESY “I’ve always wanted to understand how everything works – from the extremely small to the amazingly big.” As a physicist with a PhD and...

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

| Issue 47

Quiz: elemental pursuit

Jason Winter/   As every science teacher knows, the periodic table is a time-tested directory of elements that arranges all known elements according to their atomic number. Very neatly, the...

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, General science

| Issue 46

Forecasts from orbit

Checking the weather forecast on our phone, computer, radio or television is part of daily life. Weather forecasts are important for planning our day-to-day activities – and they are also...

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Astronomy / space, Earth science, Engineering

| Issue 40

The importance of failure: interview with Paul Nurse

Sir Paul Nurse Image courtesy of Rosie Hallam When Paul Nurse was a student in the 1960s, scientists knew that cells divide and make copies of themselves. Yet key questions remained...

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

| Issue 34

A safari in your mouth’s microbial jungle

Luis in the lab Image courtesy of Luis Bejarano Pulling your lips away, you open your eyes, smiling at the beautiful eyes in front of you. But that kiss hasn’t...

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 33

An almost fearless brain

Brave New World is one of the most read novels of the 20th century. Image courtesy of Chris Goldberg; image source: Flickr Living a fearless life is one of the...

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