# Articles

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| Issue 60

### The centrifugal force awakens

In a spin: use a rotating platform to explore how gravitational acceleration affects a simple pendulum.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, General science, Mathematics, Physics

| Issue 60

### From cycling to upcycling: learn about energy conversions by building creative installations from old bicycles

Set the wheels in motion: maximize your creativity by using old bicycle parts to create art installations and demonstrate energy conversions.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, General science, Mathematics, Physics, Science and society, STEAM

| Issue 60

### ‘Defying’ gravity with a simple stroboscope

Seeing science in a new light: build your own stroboscope and use it to create beautiful optical illusions with water!

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

| Issue 58

### Graphing stories

Sketch graphs from ‘story’ videos of everyday events to help students understand the basic features of graphs and how to interpret them.

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

| 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

### 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

### 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