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| Issue 47

Ten things that affect our climate

Human activities continue to influence our climate on a global scale, but a number of other interlinked mechanisms also play a role.

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

| Issue 46

Forecasts from orbit

Aeolus – a new laser-equipped satellite – is designed to give meteorologists the comprehensive wind data they need for better weather forecasting.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Astronomy / space, Earth science, Engineering

| Issue 43

Ten things you might not know about fracking

Fracking is a hugely controversial technology, so it’s worth taking a closer look at the science behind the headlines.

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

| Issue 38

Wind and rain: meteorology in the classroom

Why does it rain? Can we predict it? Give physics students a mass of weather data and some information technology, and they can try working this out for themselves.

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

| Issue 37

Measuring the explosiveness of a volcanic eruption

Using effervescent heartburn tablets, model the action of volcanoes to measure the intensity of the explosions and create your own measurement scale.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science, Mathematics, General science

| Issue 36

Smart measurements of the heavens

Get your students to use their smartphones for some hands-on astronomy.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Earth science, Mathematics, Astronomy / space