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| Issue 53

Vaccines in the spotlight

Hit me with your best shot: Vaccines have taken centre stage in the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the different types and how do they work?

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society
     

| Issue 53

Elements in focus: helium

Helium: gas of awe, wonder, and worry. Is it time to give this noble gas the respect it deserves?

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

| Issue 52

Fantastic feats: experimenting with water

How can air hold the water in an upturned glass? Why does water stay in a bottle with a hole in its base? Find out with these entertaining experiments.

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

| Issue 52

Tea-time chemistry

Tea is a refreshing drink – and it can also help students to learn about important chemical reactions, as these simple experiments with infusions demonstrate.

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

| Issue 52

How to understand a COVID-19 test result

A negative result from a medical test means you definitely don’t have the condition, right? Wrong: it depends on the false negative rate of the test and on your individual risk.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society