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| Issue 36

How plankton gets jet-lagged

One of the world’s largest migrations is probably driven by a hormone that governs our sleep patterns.

Ages: 11-14;
Topics: Understand, Biology, Health

| Issue 26

The genetics of obesity: a lab activity

Around 1.5 billion people worldwide are overweight or obese. Are we just eating too much or can we blame our genes? Here’s how to investigate the genetics of obesity in the classroom.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health

| Issue 16

Evaluating a medical treatment

Sarah Garner and Rachel Thomas consider why well-designed and properly analysed experiments are so important when testing how effective a medical treatment is.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Mathematics, Biology