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| Issue 30

All in the family

Building a hypothetical family portrait can help students to understand genetics.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Biology, Mathematics

| Issue 22

Sky-high science: building rockets at school

Ever wanted to launch a rocket? Jan-Erik Rønningen, Frida Vestnes, Rohan Sheth and Maria Råken from the European Space Camp explain how.

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

| Issue 16

Evaluating a medical treatment

Sarah Garner and Rachel Thomas consider why well-designed and properly analysed experiments are so important when testing how effective a medical treatment is.

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

| Issue 9

Climate change modelling in the classroom

Why not get your students to make their own predictions of climate change – with the help of Dudley Shallcross and Tim Harrison from Bristol University, UK?

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

| Issue 5

Damn lies

Do you have more than the average number of ears? Is your salary lower than average? When will the next bus arrive? Ben Parker attempts to convince us of the value of statistics – when used correctly.

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

| Issue 2

Symmetry rules

Everyone knows what symmetry is. In this article, though, Mario Livio from the Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, USA, explains how not only shapes, but also laws of nature, can be symmetrical.

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