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| Issue 58

Citrus science: learn with limonene

When life gives you lemons: use limonene to explore molecular properties with your students and show them the scientific method in action.

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

| Issue 58

My favourite experiments – connecting teachers and ideas

All teachers have at least one favourite experiment that they are eager to share. Read on to learn more about monthly experiment sharing sessions and discover some low-cost physics experiments to try out in your own classroom.

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

| Issue 58

Graphing stories

Sketch graphs from ‘story’ videos of everyday events to help students understand the basic features of graphs and how to interpret them.

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

| Issue 57

A chromosome walk

Stroll through biological databases: Walking on chromosomes is a CusMiBio project that teaches students how to explore biological databases and extract basic information about human genes. It is a collaborative activity based on working together and sharing discoveries.

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

| Issue 57

Pleasing precipitation performances – the microscale way

Dropping out: learn about the chemistry of precipitation and introduce your students to chemical reactions that form colourful new compounds using microscale chemistry methods that are cheap, quick, and easy to do.

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

| Issue 56

Household chemistry: solvents and stain removers

Clearing up chemistry: household products like nail polish remover and laundry detergent can be used to demonstrate chemical concepts like intermolecular forces and redox reactions.

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

| Issue 55

Exploring the universe: from very small to very large

How do physicists study very small objects (like molecules, atoms, and subatomic particles) and very large objects (such as galaxies) that cannot be directly observed or measured?

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space