Articles

Filter
Age group
Topic
Filter

Showing 10 results from a total of 12

| Issue 47

Fantastic feats: magic with money

You’ll need to put your money on the table for this batch of tricks, then use your scientific knowledge to make ‘cents’ of what happens!

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

| Issue 47

Colour, chlorophyll and chromatography

Use thin-layer chromatography to discover the variety of pigments that play a role in photosynthesis and give leaves their colour.

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

| Issue 47

Quiz: elemental pursuit

How much do your students know about the properties of the chemical elements and how they are used? Find out with this elements quiz, based on articles in Science in School.

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

| Issue 47

Rocket science made easy

Prepare for lift-off with these simple activities that demonstrate some of the key principles of space science.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
     

| Issue 47

Understanding the teenage brain

Teenagers are in transition from childhood to adulthood, so why does their behaviour differ from both these phases? Neuropsychologist Sarah-Jayne Blakemore is looking for answers to this perennial question.

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

| Issue 47

Ten things that affect our climate

Human activities continue to influence our climate on a global scale, but a number of other interlinked mechanisms also play a role.

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

| Issue 47

Photoacoustics: seeing with sound

An advanced technology that combines high-frequency sound waves with laser light is giving researchers and clinicians a new way of seeing living tissue.

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

| Issue 47

In their element: women of the periodic table

Find out how women scientists contributed to knowledge of the chemical elements – and what this tells us about the nature of scientific work, then and now.

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