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| Issue 50

Tell me about it: adventures in science communication

Scientists often need to communicate their subject to non-experts, such as policymakers and the public. This absorbing structured activity challenges school students to do the same.

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: General science

| Issue 49

Science crosswords

Try these crossword puzzles as an entertaining way for your students to brush up on their science general knowledge.

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

| 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 45

SI units: a new update for standards

In an update using the latest scientific research, all the basic SI units will soon be officially defined in terms of the Universe’s fundamental constants.

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

| Issue 43

Is science true?

Should we believe what science tells us? A philosopher of science comments on teachers’ responses to this challenging question.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: General science, Science and society

| Issue 41

Design inspiration: the secrets of shark skin

Shark skin is adapted for energy-efficient swimming in remarkable ways, some of which are now being copied by designers and engineers.

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