INSPIRE

Inspire

CERN Teacher Programmes 2024

November 2, 2023 | Issue 65

Did you know that CERN runs national and international teacher programs every year? Submit your application and get ready to inspire and be inspired at the home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)!

Ages: 16-19
Keywords: Teacher programmes, Particle physics, Engineering, Professional development, CERN



UNDERSTAND

Understand

Objects in orbit: the problem of space debris

November 2, 2023 | Issue 65

A waste of space: years of human activity in space have left thousands of objects in orbit around the Earth. Learn more about the risks they pose and what we can do about it.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19

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TEACH

Teach

Quick quantitative chemistry – the microscale way

November 2, 2023 | Issue 65

Learn how to do quantitative chemistry experiments involving reaction rates using microscale techniques that are relatively easy and quick to set up, without expensive equipment.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19
Keywords: Chemistry, Ions, Reaction rates, Microscale experiments

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Teach

To bee or not to bee: the chemistry of honey

November 2, 2023 | Issue 65

Learn about a variety of biochemical aspects of honey through a series of simple experiments using the sugary product of bees.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19
Keywords: Biochemistry, Catalysis, Enzymes, Chemistry of food, Honey, Sugars

 

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