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| Issue 52

How to understand a COVID-19 test result

A negative result from a medical test means you definitely don’t have the condition, right? Wrong: it depends on the false negative rate of the test and on your individual risk.

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

| issue 35

Sunspots on a rotating Sun

Explore simple harmonic motion with real astronomical images.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy / space

| issue 35

Geometry can take you to the Moon

Measure the distance from Earth to the Moon using high-school geometry and an international network of schools and observatories. 

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Mathematics

| issue 35

‘Eggsperiments’ for Easter

This Easter, have some intriguing science fun with eggs. You’ll never look at them the same way again!

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

| issue 35

Handwarmer science

Help your students explore an exothermic reaction using the real-world example of a self-heating patch.

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

| Issue 34

Experimenting with storytelling

Folktales can be a great way to introduce hands-on science into the primary-school classroom.

Ages: <11;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society, General science