# Articles

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| Issue 55

### An ocean in the school lab: carbon dioxide at sea

Did you know that carbon dioxide dissolves in bodies of water and affects the ocean? Explore the effect of carbon dioxide on ocean chemistry with these practical activities.

Ages: 11-14, 16-19, 14-16;
Topics: Earth science, General science, Physics, Science and society, Chemistry

| Issue 53

### Exponential growth 1: learn the basics from confetti to understand pandemics

Exponential growth has become part of daily life during the COVID-19 pandemic. These simple exercises help explain this tricky concept

Ages: 11-14;
Topics: Health, Science and society, Mathematics

| Issue 53

### Exponential growth 2: real-life lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on exponential growth. This provides an opportunity to teach this tricky concept in a real-world context.

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: Health, Science and society, Mathematics

| Issue 52

### Maths with fruit

Have fun with fruit while helping your students to explore the concepts of area and volume, and learn more about their real-world applications.

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

| Issue 52

### Clinical trials count on more than statistics

The rush to find treatments for COVID-19 led to a badly flawed clinical trial influencing medical treatment worldwide. What went wrong?

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

| Issue 52

### Teaching binary code with a secret word challenge

Do you find the binary system complicated? With this activity, your students will find it as easy as 01,10,11.

Ages: 11-14;
Topics: Engineering, Science and society, Mathematics, Coding

| Issue 51

### Microbial genome puzzles

How do scientists piece together genomic information from sequencing data? Play these two fun online puzzles to find out.

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

| Issue 51

### States of matter & phase transitions

Explore phase transitions between different states of matter through a series of engaging hands-on experiments.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16;
Topics: Physics, General science

| Issue 51

### Landing on the Moon – planning and designing a lunar lander

Your mission: to land an intrepid egg-naut safely on the surface of the Moon and learn about classical mechanics along the way.

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

| Issue 50

### Discovery and controversy: stories from the chemical elements

How do discoveries happen in science? Despite popular stories of ‘eureka moments’, the reality is usually much more complex.

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