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| Issue 39

Science surrounding the double helix discovery

What scientific evidence led to Watson and Crick’s big breakthrough and how far has genetics come since their discovery in 1953? Click on the links to understand more, as well as for tips and activities for teaching about DNA. 

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Inspire, Resources
 

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Editorial issue 39

Spring is in the air: the first flush of green, that unmistakeable springtime smell and, of course, the rising temperatures.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Uncategorized

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Cans with a kick: the science of energy drinks

If you ever buy an energy drink as a pick-me-up, do you know what it contains? Here we use laboratory chemistry to find out.

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

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Parallax: reaching the stars with geometry

How far away are the stars? Explore in your classroom how astronomers measure distances in space.

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

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Hooked on science

Encouraging your students to create science videos can be a way of catching – and keeping – their attention.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: General science
 

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Fantastic feats

Entertain your audiences with these tricky feats, which showcase Newton’s laws of motion in action.

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

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Life models

Model organisms – yeast, worms, flies and mice – help researchers to probe the secrets of life.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology
           

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Science goes underground

Scientists are searching deep underground for hard-to-detect particles that stream across the Universe.

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