INSPIRE

Inspire

Meet the EIROs

January 15, 2021 | Issue 51

You may know that Science in School is published by EIROforum, but who are the EIROs and what can they offer teachers?

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UNDERSTAND

Understand

Fusion vs fission

January 15, 2021 | Issue 51

Fusion and fission: both release energy, but how do these processes differ and what are the implications for electricity generation?

Ages: 14-16, 16-19; Keywords: Subatomic particles, Isotopes, Power generation, Elements

         

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Understand

ESO telescope observes exoplanet where it rains iron

January 15, 2021 | Issue 51

Ever wondered what the weather is like on planets outside our solar system? Scientists have recently discovered an exoplanet where it rains iron!

Ages: 14-16, 16-19; Keywords: Weather, States of matter, Metals, Planets

     

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TEACH

Teach

Microbial genome puzzles

January 15, 2021 | Issue 51

How do scientists piece together genomic information from sequencing data? Play these two fun online puzzles to find out.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19; Keywords: Microbes, DNA, Genomes, Genetics

   

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Teach

States of matter & phase transitions

January 15, 2021 | Issue 51

Explore phase transitions between different states of matter through a series of engaging hands-on experiments.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16; Keywords: States of matter, Phase transitions, Vaporization, Condensation, Melting

   

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Landing on the Moon – planning and designing a lunar lander

January 15, 2021 | Issue 51

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; Keywords: Physics, Mechanics, Engineering, Gravity, Acceleration, Forces, Risk assessment, Newton’s laws, Relativity

           

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EDITORIAL

Editorial

Editorial Issue 51

January 15, 2021 | Issue 51

Meet the new editorial team and learn what's in store for Science in School this year.

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