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| Issue 12

Looking to the heavens: climate change experiments

In the second of two articles, Dudley Shallcross, Tim Harrison, Steve Henshaw and Linda Sellou offer chemistry and physics experiments to harness the Sun’s energy and measure carbon dioxide levels.

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

| Issue 11

Take the weather with you

Karen Bultitude introduces a set of simple, fun and memorable demonstrations using everyday ingredients to explain meteorological phenomena.

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

| Issue 11

Fuelling interest: climate change experiments

Dudley Shallcross, Tim Harrison, Steve Henshaw and Linda Sellou offer chemistry and physics experiments harnessing alternative energy sources, such as non-fossil fuels.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry

| Issue 10

Planting ideas: climate-change activities for primary school

Sue Johnson from the Institute of Education, London University, UK, introduces the Plant Scientists Investigate project, and presents three plant-related activities for primary-school children. Compare the carbon dioxide concentrations of inhaled and exhaled air, visualise your own oxygen…

Ages: <11;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry

| Issue 9

What killed the woolly mammoth?

Climate change is nothing new. Caitlin Sedwick describes how a computer model is helping scientists to explain the extinction of the woolly mammoth.

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

| Issue 9

An Inconvenient Truth, By Al Gore

Horror movies are a popular, albeit rather despised, film genre. It is all the more surprising that the most horrific of the current crop of scary movies has recently won an Oscar, not to mention the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to its main protagonist.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 9

Climate change modelling in the classroom

Why not get your students to make their own predictions of climate change – with the help of Dudley Shallcross and Tim Harrison from Bristol University, UK?

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science, Mathematics

| Issue 3

Bringing global climate change to the classroom

Ivo Grigorov from the EurOCEANS project describes how the deep seas can help us to understand and predict climate change.

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