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| Issue 27

Science teachers: using education research to make a difference

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…

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| Issue 23

The PhET website

Physics Education Technology (PhET to its friends) is the slick but not very meaningful title of a site that offers a wide range of excellent interactive physics simulations for secondary-school and university students.

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| Issue 23

Inflight Science: A guide to the world from your airplane window, by Brian Clegg

Holding this book in my hands as I boarded what would be an eight-hour flight, I planned to read the modest 204 pages whilst airborne. When we landed, I had managed just 70, thanks to all the observation, thinking and note-taking that Inflight Science: A guide to the world from your airplane window…

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| Issue 22

Designing a school: taking science out of the classroom

How can the architecture of a school influence its teaching? Allan Andersen, head teacher of Copenhagen’s Ørestad Gymnasium, tells Adam Gristwood and Eleanor Hayes.

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| Issue 19

Schoolhouse scientists

Sarah Stanley explains how Becky Parker gets her students involved in particle physics at CERN. Why not get your students to join in too?

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| Issue 18

Teacher solidarity: a UK-Rwandan physics project

Thanks to the determination of UK physics teacher David Richardson, increasing numbers of students in Rwandan schools are experiencing the delight of practical work. Vienna Leigh reports.

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| Issue 18

Instructables website

www.instructables.com is a website that shows you how to make all sorts of weird and wonderful things, from apple coasters to a z-bend hyper-hornet.

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| Issue 17

Blind date in the science classroom

Biology and chemistry teacher Werner Liese talks to Marlene Rau about the challenges of performing science experiments with blind and visually impaired students.

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