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| 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
     

| Issue 47

Rocket science made easy

Prepare for lift-off with these simple activities that demonstrate some of the key principles of space science.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
     

| Issue 46

Painting in a petri dish

Create a living piece of ‘agar art’ to discover the invisible world of microbes living on our hands.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Biology, Health
           

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Art meets molecular biology

Step inside a science-inspired art exhibition where students bring biological molecules to life.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Events
   

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Adventures in creative recycling

Do you have a drawer full of old mobile phones? One teacher is exploring new uses for such items, while nurturing his students’ creative imaginations.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Profiles
       

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Some (microbes) like it hot

Scalding volcanic springs are home to some remarkable microorganisms, and biotechnology is now finding uses for these microscopic survivors.

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

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Hearing waves: how to build a loudspeaker

Explore the science of sound and electromagnetism with this practical build-it-yourself activity.

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

| Issue 45

SI units: a new update for standards

In an update using the latest scientific research, all the basic SI units will soon be officially defined in terms of the Universe’s fundamental constants.

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