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Ten things you might not know about antimatter

Antimatter has inspired many science fiction stories, but these fascinating facts show that it is not just reserved for fantasy.

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How to understand a COVID-19 test result

A negative result from a medical test means you definitely don’t have the condition, right? Wrong: it depends on the false negative rate of the test and on your individual risk.

       

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Breeding dragons: investigating Mendelian inheritance

Mendelian inheritance can be a tricky topic to teach, but Pat Tellinghuisen, Jennifer Sexton and Rachael Shevin’s memorable dragon-breeding game makes it easier to understand and remember.

           

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Climate change articles to accompany the COP26 summit

Events like COP26 are an opportunity to teach students about the importance of STEM for society, and how what they learn in class has real-world relevance. Here is a collection of Science in School articles on climate change to get you started.


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