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| Issue 13

The drama of science

Do you enjoy the drama of science? The colour, the smells, the intricacies? Why not follow science teacher Bernhard Sturm’s suggestions: let your students bring yet more drama into the classroom by (re-)enacting science, to help them visualise and remember the lesson.

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

| Issue 12

The Beagle

In 2009, the world celebrates the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. Emmanuel Reynaud revisits the story of the vessel aboard which the foundations for Darwin’s publication were laid.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Science and society

| Issue 11

Time travel: science fact or science fiction?

Do you believe that time travel has no place in a serious science lesson? Jim Al-Khalili from the University of Surrey, UK, disagrees. He shows how the topic of time travel introduces some of the ideas behind Einstein’s theories of relativity.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space

| Issue 4

The Third Man of the Double Helix, By Maurice Wilkins

In this autobiographical book, Maurice Wilkins presents the chronological story of the discovery of DNA structure in 1953. As The Third Man of the Double Helix, Wilkins is well placed to describe the complex scientific background and people involved in the breakthrough that earned him and fellow…

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Resources

| Issue 3

1000 years of missing science

Yasmin Khan from the Science Museum in London, UK, reveals how deeply our modern civilisation has been enriched by previous Muslim civilisations – and argues for a more balanced approach to the history of science.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Science and society