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| Issue 32

Pixels, pictures and powering up

Science in School is published by EIROforum a collaboration between eight of Europe’s largest inter-governmental scientific research organisations (EIROs). This article reviews some of the latest news from EIROs.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Chemistry

| Issue 32

The magic sand mystery

Using an everyday toy can introduce mystery into the classroom and help explain chemistry.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Chemistry, Science and society

| Issue 32

Once upon a time there was a pterodactyl…

Adapting the steps of the scientific method can help students write about science in a vivid and creative way. 

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Science and society, General science

| Issue 31

Starlight inside a light bulb

Different stars shine with different colours, and you can use a light bulb to help explain why.

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

| Issue 31

An artistic introduction to anthocyanin inks

Making pH-sensitive inks from fruits and vegetables is a creative variation of the cabbage-indicator experiment.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, General science

| Issue 31

Coding without computers

Programmes don’t need a computer – turn your students into coders and robots with just pens, paper and a stack of cups.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Engineering, Mathematics

| Issue 31

Cell spotting – let’s fight cancer together!

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn,” Benjamin Franklin once said. Make that quote yours and involve your students in a real cancer-research project that will teach them more than just genetics and cell death.

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

| Issue 31

Taking teaching home

At the Royal Institution, science teacher and communicator Alom Shaha has helped develop the Experimental project to boost science at home.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles

| Issue 30

A classroom hydrogen economy

Could hydrogen be the best alternative for fossil fuels? This demonstration shows how a hydrogen economy might work in practice.

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