Exploring the dialogue between trees and soil microbes

June 3, 2024 | Issue 68

Talking trees: discover how trees use chemicals to communicate with soil microbes and how this could impact their ability to act as carbon sinks.

Ages: 16-19
Keywords: Climate change, Ecosystems, Evolution, Food webs, Nitrogen cycle, Nutrient cycles, Trees

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Lab disasters: creative learning through storytelling

June 3, 2024 | Issue 68

What can go wrong in a chemistry lab? Explore lab safety and consolidate the new knowledge by creating a fun horror story about a lab disaster.

Ages: 11-14
Keywords: Chemistry, Inquiry-based learning, Lab safety, History of science, STEAM teaching, Stories

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