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| Issue 59

Save the date for Back to School with ESA 2022–23

Sparks students’ natural curiosity while learning about curriculum-relevant topics with ESA’s teach with space program.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Earth science, Science and society, Sustainability

| 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 58

How trees affect the climate: is it just through photosynthesis?

Trees are incredible chemical factories that capture carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we breathe, but they produce other chemicals too. We need to understand their effect in the atmosphere to get the most out of tree-planting initiatives.

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

| 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

JET sets new fusion energy record

Recent results from EUROfusion’s JET experiment have demonstrated sustained high fusion power for the first time. These ground-breaking results could pave the way for fusion energy to play a key role in tackling climate change.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics, Science and society, Sustainability
 

| Issue 56

Plastic food packaging: simply awful, or is it more complicated?

Why is food sold in packaging? Do we really need it? And if so, what materials are best? These questions are more complex than they seem and the answers may surprise you.

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