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| Issue 55

What is it good for? Basic versus applied research

Basic research is often misunderstood by the public and misconstrued by the media. Try this role play to learn how research is funded and how basic research advances and protects society.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, General science, Health, Science and society, Careers in STEM
   

| Issue 55

An ocean in the school lab: carbon dioxide at sea

Did you know that carbon dioxide dissolves in bodies of water and affects the ocean? Explore the effect of carbon dioxide on ocean chemistry with these practical activities.

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

| Issue 52

Maths with fruit

Have fun with fruit while helping your students to explore the concepts of area and volume, and learn more about their real-world applications.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Mathematics, General science
       

| Issue 51

States of matter & phase transitions

Explore phase transitions between different states of matter through a series of engaging hands-on experiments.

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

| Issue 50

Tell me about it: adventures in science communication

Scientists often need to communicate their subject to non-experts, such as policymakers and the public. This absorbing structured activity challenges school students to do the same.

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: General science
   

| Issue 49

Science crosswords

Try these crossword puzzles as an entertaining way for your students to brush up on their science general knowledge.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: General science

| Issue 47

Quiz: elemental pursuit

How much do your students know about the properties of the chemical elements and how they are used? Find out with this elements quiz, based on articles in Science in School.

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