As a teacher of science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), you are in a perfect position to encourage more students to take up STEM studies and careers. But what are the best ways to inspire students and achieve this goal? Research projects in science education can really help, but…
Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.
Iodine, with its characteristic purple vapours, has myriad applications – from the familiar disinfectant to innovative solar cells.
A group of German researchers is bringing to light the medicinal wisdom of the Middle Ages.
How do we find out what’s going on inside a volcano? Using cosmic rays!
In the African forest, Fabian Leendertz and his team look for new infectious agents that can be transmitted from animals to humans. Could one of them cause the next pandemic?
Having difficulties explaining black holes to your students? Why not try these simple activities in the classroom?
Evolutionary relationships can be tricky to explain. By using simple, everyday objects, your students can work them out for themselves.
Using nothing but a pig’s heart, a knife and a supply of water, you and your students can investigate how the heart pumps.
Once upon a time, scholars tended to wear long robes, live in monasteries and focus on botany.