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| Issue 37

Measuring the explosiveness of a volcanic eruption

Using effervescent heartburn tablets, model the action of volcanoes to measure the intensity of the explosions and create your own measurement scale.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science, Mathematics, General science
   

| Issue 34

Experimenting with storytelling

Folktales can be a great way to introduce hands-on science into the primary-school classroom.

Ages: <11;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society, General science
       

| Issue 32

Once upon a time there was a pterodactyl…

Adapting the steps of the scientific method can help students write about science in a vivid and creative way. 

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Science and society, General science
 

| Issue 31

An artistic introduction to anthocyanin inks

Making pH-sensitive inks from fruits and vegetables is a creative variation of the cabbage-indicator experiment.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, General science
               

| Issue 31

The perfect meal

Psychology is teaching us how to make food sweeter without changing its ingredients.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science, Chemistry, Science and society
     

| Issue 30

Reflecting on another three months’ worth of advances

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, General science, Physics, Biology

| Issue 28

From construction to destruction: building lasers and melting walls

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, General science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering

| Issue 28

Food that shapes you: how diet can change your epigenome

You are what you eat – quite literally. Our diet can influence the tiny changes in our genome that underlie several diseases, including cancer and obesity.

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