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| Issue 64

A misty way to see convection currents

Do air convection currents really move as they are drawn in textbook illustrations? Let’s make invisible convection currents visible using mist.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Engineering, General science, Physics, Profiles

| Issue 64

Building bridges: how do structures stay upright?

Still standing: have you ever wondered how buildings stand? Or why they sometimes fall? Let’s explore this through bridges, from construction to collapse.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, STEAM

| Issue 64

Practical ocean literacy for all: ecology and exploration

The oceans cover over 70% of the surface of our planet. Try these activities to learn more about Earth’s largest habitat and how it affects our lives.

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

| Issue 63

Dance, tangles, and topology!

Everybody dance now: students hold ropes and dance to form a topological tangle. Using fraction arithmetic, the knot will finally be untied!

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Mathematics, STEAM

| Issue 63

From Petri dish to plate: the journey of cultivated meat

Future food: would you bite into a test-tube burger or a Petri dish steak? How do we make lab-grown meat, and what might it mean for health, farming, and the environment?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society, Sustainability
   

| Issue 63

Practical ocean literacy for all: Earth science

Wherever we live, we affect and are affected by the ocean. Track down escaped rubber ducks, raise mountains, and feel the Sun’s heat to learn more.

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

| Issue 63

Moss Safari: what lives in moss?

Fantastic beasts: take a microscopic moss safari and learn about the diverse and resilient organisms that live in this challenging habitat.

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

| Issue 62

Moving slime: exploring chemotaxis with slime mould

What are slime moulds? And what do they eat for breakfast? Discover these fascinating giant microbes and explore chemotaxis and the scientific method with these slimy experiments.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Biology, General science