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| Issue 53

Elements in focus: helium

Helium: gas of awe, wonder, and worry. Is it time to give this noble gas the respect it deserves?

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

| Issue 52

Fantastic feats: experimenting with water

How can air hold the water in an upturned glass? Why does water stay in a bottle with a hole in its base? Find out with these entertaining experiments.

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

| Issue 52

Maths with fruit

Have fun with fruit while helping your students to explore the concepts of area and volume, and learn more about their real-world applications.

Ages: <11, 11-14;
Topics: Mathematics, Teach, General science
       

| Issue 52

Virtual labs, real science

Not just for remote teaching: virtual labs really came into their own during the COVID-19 pandemic, but they can generally be a useful addition to the STEM teacher’s toolbox.

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

| Issue 51

States of matter & phase transitions

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

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

| Issue 50

Soup – an evidence-based medicine?

Could chicken soup and other traditional home-made broths have healing powers? Bioscientist Jake Baum decided to explore this question – with the help of a local primary school.

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

| 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

Science at home: ideas for remote teaching

Here are some ideas for home-based experiments and other learning activities that students can do outside the classroom, all drawn from the Science in School Teach archive.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Resources