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| Issue 25

Advent calendar 2012

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: Resources

| Issue 25

The mystery of altruism

Does true altruism exist? And can science provide the answer?

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

| Issue 25

Weighing up the evidence: what is a kilo?

​We all know what a kilogram is – or do we? Researchers worldwide are working to define precisely what this familiar unit is.

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

| Issue 25

The changing face of orthodontics

Many of us have had our teeth straightened with braces. Few people know, however, that orthodontics involves a great deal of fundamental science and fast-moving technology.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 25

Movers and shakers: physics in the oceans

Contrary to the popular saying, deep waters are often far from still – which is just as well for marine life. Activities using simple water tanks are a good way to find out about the physics at work beneath the waves.

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