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| Issue 59

Save the date for Back to School with ESA 2022–23

Sparks students’ natural curiosity while learning about curriculum-relevant topics with ESA’s teach with space program.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Earth science, Science and society, Sustainability

| Issue 58

How trees affect the climate: is it just through photosynthesis?

Trees are incredible chemical factories that capture carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we breathe, but they produce other chemicals too. We need to understand their effect in the atmosphere to get the most out of tree-planting initiatives.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Science and society, Sustainability
   

| Issue 57

The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. Scientists have determined this by analyzing the remains of fish that died directly after the impact.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, News from the EIROs
   

| Issue 57

Shaken by the (pressure) waves

A pressure wave generated by the explosion of a volcano 18 000 km away was detected as an unexpected windfall of a school ambient air monitoring network.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science, Engineering, Physics

| Issue 56

Plastic food packaging: simply awful, or is it more complicated?

Why is food sold in packaging? Do we really need it? And if so, what materials are best? These questions are more complex than they seem and the answers may surprise you.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Earth science, Engineering, Science and society, Sustainability
   

| Issue 55

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.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Sustainability, Science and society, Earth science