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| Issue 67

Investigating molecules: explosive imaging

Scientists use intense X-ray pulses from the European XFEL to take snapshots of exploding molecules. This can reveal details of how molecules are put together and how they interact with light.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics

| Issue 67

Seagrass the wonder plant!

Did you know that there are flowering plants that live in the sea? The unique characteristics of seagrasses are vital for the health of our planet.

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

| Issue 67

Beyond solids and liquids: the science of slime

Is it a solid? Is it a liquid? It’s slime! Make slime to explore viscoelasticity and then complete a material science design challenge.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Chemistry, Engineering, STEAM

| Issue 67

Build a linear accelerator model

Build a linear accelerator to demonstrate spallation – the source of high-energy neutrons used by the new European Spallation Source being built in Sweden.

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

| Issue 67

Accelerate your teaching with links to cutting-edge science

Accelerate Your Teaching is a free online course for high-school teachers. Discover how particle accelerator stories can bring a range of STEM topics to life.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Engineering, General science, Health, Physics, Science and society, Resources

| Issue 67

Unfold Your World: using art to explore the story of life

Explore the form and function of ‘nature’s tiny sculptures’ – proteins – with an engaging art competition from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Events, General science, News from the EIROs, STEAM

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How much carbon is locked in that tree?

Biology, maths, and the SDGs: estimate the CO2 absorbed by a tree in the schoolyard and compare it to the CO2 emissions of a short-haul flight.

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