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| Issue 26

Casting light on solar wind: simulating aurorae at school

The aurorae are one of the wonders of the natural world. Using some simple apparatus, they and related phenomena can easily be reproduced in the classroom.

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

| Issue 26

Cracking the mystery of how our planet formed

Studying the chemical composition of some of the planet’s oldest rocks has revolutionised our understanding of how our continents formed.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Chemistry, Earth science

| Issue 23

Building a seismograph from scrap

Did you know that you can use old hi-fi speakers to detect earthquakes? And also carry out some simple earthquake experiments in the classroom? Here’s how.

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