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| Issue 33

Science teaching in the spotlight

A packed schedule brought teachers from across Europe and Canada to share ideas, best practice and a lot of fun.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Events

| Issue 31

Starlight inside a light bulb

Different stars shine with different colours, and you can use a light bulb to help explain why.

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

| Issue 29

More than meets the eye: how space telescopes see beyond the rainbow

How do astronomers investigate the life cycle of stars? At the European Space Agency, it’s done using space-based missions that observe the sky in ultraviolet, visible and infrared light – as this fourth article in a series about astronomy and the electromagnetic spectrum describes.

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

| Issue 29

Light refraction in primary education: the solar bottle bulb

​More than 10 years ago, a very clever and inventive inhabitant from a favela discovered he could produce light without electricity. Now solar bulbs are spreading all over the world.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Engineering

| Issue 29

Simulating the effect of the solar wind

​The smooth operation of communications satellites can be influenced by solar weather. Mimic this effect on a smaller scale in the classroom with a simple demonstration.

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