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| 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 53

An ocean in the school lab: rising sea levels

Not just melting ice: a simple experiment demonstrates how thermal expansion contributes to rising sea levels as one of the consequences of climate change.

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

| Issue 33

Tara: an ocean odyssey

After four years travelling around the globe, the schooner Tara has returned with a world’s worth of scientific results.

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

| Issue 18

To sea with a blind scientist

Scientific research is not a career that most people believe to be suitable for the blind, but such beliefs are changing. Biologist Geerat Vermeij explains that, whether you are blind or not, science is competitive, tedious and hard – and he loves it.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Profiles
   

| Issue 16

Hot stuff in the deep sea

How do fossils form around hydrothermal vents? Crispin Little describes how he and his team found out – by making their own fossils.

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

| Issue 16

Jean-Luc Solandt: diving into marine conservation

Marine biologist Jean-Luc Solandt tells Karin Ranero Celius about his commitment to study and preserve one of the world’s biggest treasures: the ocean.

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

| Issue 12

Painting life green: GFP

From jellyfish to arsenic detectors via a Nobel Prize: Sonia Furtado reports on the discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein, and interviews scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, about its applications.

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