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| Issue 40

Heroes and villains: the science of superheroes

Challenge your students to work out which exploits of comic-book heroes like Superman might actually be possible – given a miracle or two.

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

| Issue 39

Cans with a kick: the science of energy drinks

If you ever buy an energy drink as a pick-me-up, do you know what it contains? Here we use laboratory chemistry to find out.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Health
         

| Issue 39

Parallax: reaching the stars with geometry

How far away are the stars? Explore in your classroom how astronomers measure distances in space.

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

| Issue 39

Fantastic feats

Entertain your audiences with these tricky feats, which showcase Newton’s laws of motion in action.

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

| Issue 39

Science goes underground

Scientists are searching deep underground for hard-to-detect particles that stream across the Universe.

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

| Issue 39

Turning on the cosmic microphone

A new tool lets astronomers ‘listen’ to the Universe for the first time.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
           

| 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