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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, Chemistry

| 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 34

Planetary energy budgets

Understanding Earth’s climate system can teach us about other planets.

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

| Issue 22

Revealing the secrets of permafrost

Studying permafrost enables us to look not only into the past, but also into the future. Miguel Ángel de Pablo, Miguel Ramos, Gonçalo Vieira and Antonio Molina explain.

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

| Issue 20

Fizzy fun: CO2 in primary school science

Marlene Rau presents some fizzy and fun activities involving carbon dioxide, developed by Chemol and Science on the Shelves.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Chemistry, Earth science

| Issue 17

A hole in the sky

Twenty-five years ago, the discovery of the hole in the ozone layer hit the news. How have things developed since? Tim Harrison and Dudley Shallcross investigate.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, General science, Earth science

| Issue 16

Cold seeps: marine ecosystems based on hydrocarbons

David Fischer takes us on a trip to the bottom of the sea to learn about cold seeps – their ecosystems, potential fuels, and possible involvement in global warming.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science

| Issue 12

The science of preserving art

As Head Conservator at the National Trust, Katy Lithgow’s education turned her into ‘more an arts person’ than a scientist – but her work has shown how the two can be inextricably linked. Vienna Leigh finds out how.

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