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| Issue 45

Editorial issue 45

As autumn turns to winter and the year nears its end, we often start to think about the coming new year. In this issue, we look ahead and consider some advances in science and technology that could mean a better future for all of us.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Uncategorized

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Adventures in creative recycling

Do you have a drawer full of old mobile phones? One teacher is exploring new uses for such items, while nurturing his students’ creative imaginations.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Profiles
       

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Some (microbes) like it hot

Scalding volcanic springs are home to some remarkable microorganisms, and biotechnology is now finding uses for these microscopic survivors.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry
           

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Bioenergy in a nutshell

Could leftover nutshells be the next renewable energy source? Challenge your students to find out using calorimetry.

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

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Hearing waves: how to build a loudspeaker

Explore the science of sound and electromagnetism with this practical build-it-yourself activity.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Engineering
       

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Elements in focus: beryllium

As a lightweight, super-strong metal, beryllium is an engineer’s dream – but it also has some less convenient qualities.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering