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| Issue 55

The dark side of fireworks

Fireworks release more than just sound and light. Read about the environmental costs of this centuries-old entertainment.

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

| Issue 55

An ocean in the school lab: carbon dioxide at sea

Did you know that carbon dioxide dissolves in bodies of water and affects the ocean? Explore the effect of carbon dioxide on ocean chemistry with these practical activities.

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

| Issue 54

Elements in danger!

When talking of finite resources, the chemical elements themselves are often overlooked. Learn more about elements in danger.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Chemistry, Science and society, Sustainability
   

| Issue 54

Watery world – hands-on experiments from Earthlearningidea

Need inspiration for teaching about fresh water on Earth? Try these Earthlearningideas for classroom activities that can be performed with very little equipment.

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

| Issue 54

Back to School with ESA

Motivate and engage your students with the interdisciplinary school projects run by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Ages: <11, 14-16, 11-14, 16-19;
Topics: Astronomy / space, Sustainability, Science and society
   

| Issue 54

The physics of Star Wars: introducing accelerator science

Science fiction can be an engaging starting point for scientific discussions. Learn how one research group is using Star Wars to introduce students to accelerator science.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Engineering, Physics, Science and society, Careers in STEM

| Issue 53

An ocean in the school lab: rising sea levels

Not just melting ice: a simple experiment demonstrates how thermal expansion contributes to rising sea levels as one of the consequences of climate change.

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