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| Issue 60

Colour in nature: true blue

Have you ever seen a blue cow? A blue apple? Or a blue tree? Blue is rare in nature, so why are some plants and animals blue?

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

| Issue 60

Design and build a smart lamp

Help students develop STEAM skills by building a smart lamp with this creative project that combines physics, programming, and art and design.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Engineering, Physics, Science and society, Sustainability, STEAM, Coding

| Issue 59

Save the date for Back to School with ESA 2022–23

Sparks students’ natural curiosity while learning about curriculum-relevant topics with ESA’s teach with space program.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Earth science, Science and society, Sustainability

| Issue 58

My favourite experiments – connecting teachers and ideas

All teachers have at least one favourite experiment that they are eager to share. Read on to learn more about monthly experiment sharing sessions and discover some low-cost physics experiments to try out in your own classroom.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, General science, Physics, Resources
 

| Issue 58

Celebrating Gregor Mendel in his 200th anniversary year

Europe is throwing a party for Gregor Mendel. Cities and institutes in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, and the United Kingdom invite you to a year of events honouring the father of genetics.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science, Health, Science and society
 

| Issue 57

Pleasing precipitation performances – the microscale way

Dropping out: learn about the chemistry of precipitation and introduce your students to chemical reactions that form colourful new compounds using microscale chemistry methods that are cheap, quick, and easy to do.

Ages: 14-16, 11-14, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Sustainability
 

| Issue 57

Inclusive lesson plans using the NinU grid

The idea of ‘science for all’ can only be accomplished when we recognize the need to embrace diversity, reduce barriers, and enable participation in the science classroom.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Careers in STEM, Resources
 

| Issue 56

Plastic food packaging: simply awful, or is it more complicated?

Why is food sold in packaging? Do we really need it? And if so, what materials are best? These questions are more complex than they seem and the answers may surprise you.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science, Engineering, Science and society, Sustainability