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Illusioneering, by Peter McOwan and Matt Parker

At first glance, science and magic seem like chalk and cheese, but as the writer Arthur C Clarke pointed out, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” The feeling of wonder that keeps scientists hooked to their research can also captivate a magician’s audience.…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Resources

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Sunspots on a rotating Sun

Explore simple harmonic motion with real astronomical images.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy / space

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Geometry can take you to the Moon

Measure the distance from Earth to the Moon using high-school geometry and an international network of schools and observatories. 

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space, Mathematics

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‘Eggsperiments’ for Easter

This Easter, have some intriguing science fun with eggs. You’ll never look at them the same way again!

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics

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Editorial issue 35

This issue marks a very special milestone for us: it’s ten years since the first issue of Science in School was published.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Uncategorized

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Handwarmer science

Help your students explore an exothermic reaction using the real-world example of a self-heating patch.

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