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| Issue 53

Elements in focus: helium

Helium: gas of awe, wonder, and worry. Is it time to give this noble gas the respect it deserves?

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

| Issue 50

Do you know your water footprint?

Fresh water is a scarce resource on our planet – but how many of us are aware of how much water is needed to make the foods we eat every day?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Health, Science and society
 

| Issue 49

The social science of climate change

In Arctic regions, landscapes are changing fast. This has profound effects on their biological systems, but how are communities and their traditional lifestyles affected?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Earth science, Science and society
       

| Issue 49

Finding the recipe for life on Earth

Three key factors were required for life to develop on Earth – but which factor came first? Recent research could help settle the debate.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science
       

| Issue 47

Ten things that affect our climate

Human activities continue to influence our climate on a global scale, but a number of other interlinked mechanisms also play a role.

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

| Issue 46

Forecasts from orbit

Aeolus – a new laser-equipped satellite – is designed to give meteorologists the comprehensive wind data they need for better weather forecasting.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Astronomy / space, Earth science, Engineering
   

| Issue 43

Ten things you might not know about fracking

Fracking is a hugely controversial technology, so it’s worth taking a closer look at the science behind the headlines.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science, Engineering, Science and society