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| Issue 53

Vaccines in the spotlight

Hit me with your best shot: Vaccines have taken centre stage in the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the different types and how do they work?

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society
       

| Issue 52

How to understand a COVID-19 test result

A negative result from a medical test means you definitely don’t have the condition, right? Wrong: it depends on the false negative rate of the test and on your individual risk.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society
       

| Issue 50

Do you know your water footprint?

Fresh water is a scarce resource on our planet – but how many of us are aware of how much water is needed to make the foods we eat every day?

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, Health, Science and society
 

| Issue 50

Coronavirus: the science in brief

As scientists worldwide try to understand and help tackle the coronavirus pandemic, we take a brief look at what is currently known about this new virus. 

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Health, Science and society
       

| Issue 49

Are ‘superfoods’ really so super?

Are you tempted to buy ‘superfoods’ for health reasons, despite the higher prices? These activities encourage students to explore some of the claims made for these celebrity foods.

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