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| Issue 54

Organ-on-chip systems and the 3Rs

Organ-on-chip technology can simulate key properties of human physiology. Advanced systems could even one day be used to replace animals in medical research.

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

| Issue 54

The physics of Star Wars: introducing accelerator science

Science fiction can be an engaging starting point for scientific discussions. Learn how one research group is using Star Wars to introduce students to accelerator science.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Engineering, Physics, Science and society, Careers in STEM

| Issue 45

Hearing waves: how to build a loudspeaker

Explore the science of sound and electromagnetism with this practical build-it-yourself activity.

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

| Issue 40

Bionic structures: from stalks to skyscrapers

A blade of grass and a high tower both need to stand up against forces that threaten to level them. Are there design principles that they can exploit to achieve this?

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Engineering
     

| Issue 37

What on Earth?

Earth science is all around us. 

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Inspire, Resources

| Issue 34

High flyers: thinking like an engineer

Designing a glider wing helps students understand forces and what it means to be an engineer.

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