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| Issue 31

Greening chemistry

Chemistry is not always completely environmentally friendly; green chemistry is working to change that.

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

| Issue 22

Harnessing the power of the Sun: fusion reactors

Renewable, clean, unlimited energy – how can it be achieved? Christine Rüth from EFDA introduces the tokamak, the most advanced fusion device.

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

| Issue 22

Revealing the secrets of permafrost

Studying permafrost enables us to look not only into the past, but also into the future. Miguel Ángel de Pablo, Miguel Ramos, Gonçalo Vieira and Antonio Molina explain.

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

| Issue 19

Amber: an introduction to organic chemistry

Did you know that the electron and electricity are named after amber, the ‘gold’ of the Baltic Sea? Bernhard Sturm’s teaching unit based on this fossilised resin introduces not only conductivity but also many other characteristics of solid organic compounds.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry

| Issue 15

GIS: analysing the world in 3D

Earthquakes, global climate or the placement of wind farms – with the help of geographic information systems, these can all be investigated dynamically in the classroom. Joseph Kerski describes how.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science