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| Issue 55

Climate change articles to accompany the COP26 summit

Events like COP26 are an opportunity to teach students about the importance of STEM for society, and how what they learn in class has real-world relevance. Here is a collection of Science in School articles on climate change to get you started.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Sustainability, Science and society, Earth science
 

| Issue 55

An ocean in the school lab: carbon dioxide at sea

Did you know that carbon dioxide dissolves in bodies of water and affects the ocean? Explore the effect of carbon dioxide on ocean chemistry with these practical activities.

Ages: 11-14, 16-19, 14-16;
Topics: Earth science, General science, Physics, Science and society
   

| Issue 49

The social science of climate change

In Arctic regions, landscapes are changing fast. This has profound effects on their biological systems, but how are communities and their traditional lifestyles affected?

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

| Issue 34

Unexpected climate change

Reporting from the COP21 conference in Paris, we ask why ‘global warming’ can actually make the weather colder.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science
 

| Issue 12

Looking to the heavens: climate change experiments

In the second of two articles, Dudley Shallcross, Tim Harrison, Steve Henshaw and Linda Sellou offer chemistry and physics experiments to harness the Sun’s energy and measure carbon dioxide levels.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science, Engineering
       

| Issue 11

Fuelling interest: climate change experiments

Dudley Shallcross, Tim Harrison, Steve Henshaw and Linda Sellou offer chemistry and physics experiments harnessing alternative energy sources, such as non-fossil fuels.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry
     

| Issue 10

Planting ideas: climate-change activities for primary school

Sue Johnson from the Institute of Education, London University, UK, introduces the Plant Scientists Investigate project, and presents three plant-related activities for primary-school children. Compare the carbon dioxide concentrations of inhaled and exhaled air, visualise your own oxygen…

Ages: <11;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry