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| Issue 60

Colour in nature: true blue

Have you ever seen a blue cow? A blue apple? Or a blue tree? Blue is rare in nature, so why are some plants and animals blue?

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

| Issue 60

The centrifugal force awakens

In a spin: use a rotating platform to explore how gravitational acceleration affects a simple pendulum.

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

| 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 58

Celebrating Gregor Mendel in his 200th anniversary year

Europe is throwing a party for Gregor Mendel. Cities and institutes in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, and the United Kingdom invite you to a year of events honouring the father of genetics.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science, Health, Science and society
 

| Issue 55

The art of science demonstration

Seeing is believing: although hands-on practical work is incredibly important, the value of an engaging demonstration should not be overlooked. Explore how demonstrations can enhance STEM teaching and learn how to make the most of them.

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