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| Issue 66

A twist on the candle mystery

Three candles of different heights are lit in a closed space. Surprisingly, the longest candle goes out first. Can you solve the mystery?

Ages: 11-14, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Engineering, General science, 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 58

My favourite experiments – connecting teachers and ideas

All teachers have at least one favourite experiment that they are eager to share. Read on to learn more about monthly experiment sharing sessions and discover some low-cost physics experiments to try out in your own classroom.

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

| Issue 58

Graphing stories

Sketch graphs from ‘story’ videos of everyday events to help students understand the basic features of graphs and how to interpret them.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: General science, Mathematics, Physics

| Issue 54

Build your own virtual accelerator

Build your own virtual particle accelerator with the aid of the acceleratAR app and gain a hands-on, immersive understanding of how these machines work.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, Physics

| Issue 53

An ocean in the school lab: rising sea levels

Not just melting ice: a simple experiment demonstrates how thermal expansion contributes to rising sea levels as one of the consequences of climate change.

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