# Articles

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| Issue 67

### How much carbon is locked in that tree?

Biology, maths, and the SDGs: estimate the CO2 absorbed by a tree in the schoolyard and compare it to the CO2 emissions of a short-haul flight.

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

| Issue 65

### Eurostat’s Education corner: your key to European statistics

Use the Education corner on the Eurostat website to bring real-life data to your class and teach your students about statistics.

Ages: 11-14, 16-19, 14-16, <11;
Topics: General science, Mathematics, Resources, Science and society, Sustainability

| Issue 65

### Moving pictures: teach speed, acceleration, and scale with photograph sequences

Picture sequences provide engaging opportunities for students to explore the concepts of speed and acceleration using supplied digital images or their own smartphones.

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

| Issue 64

### Building bridges: how do structures stay upright?

Still standing: have you ever wondered how buildings stand? Or why they sometimes fall? Let’s explore this through bridges, from construction to collapse.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, STEAM

| Issue 63

### Dance, tangles, and topology!

Everybody dance now: students hold ropes and dance to form a topological tangle. Using fraction arithmetic, the knot will finally be untied!

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Mathematics, STEAM

| Issue 63

### The Eratosthenes experiment: calculating the Earth’s circumference

On the shoulders of giants: follow in the footsteps of Eratosthenes and measure the circumference of the Earth like he did 2300 years ago.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Earth science, Mathematics, Physics

| Issue 61

### Introducing block coding: using the BBC micro:bit in the science classroom

Always wanted to do coding with your students but not sure where to start? Learn how with this step-by-step guide to create a timer using a micro:bit computer.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Coding, Engineering, General science, Mathematics

| 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 60

### From cycling to upcycling: learn about energy conversions by building creative installations from old bicycles

Set the wheels in motion: maximize your creativity by using old bicycle parts to create art installations and demonstrate energy conversions.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, General science, Mathematics, Physics, Science and society, STEAM

| Issue 60

### ‘Defying’ gravity with a simple stroboscope

Seeing science in a new light: build your own stroboscope and use it to create beautiful optical illusions with water!

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Coding