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| Issue 58

Graphing stories

Sketch graphs from ‘story’ videos of everyday events to help students understand the basic features of graphs and how to interpret them.

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

| Issue 58

Celebrating Gregor Mendel in his 200th anniversary year

Europe is throwing a party for Gregor Mendel. Cities and institutes in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, and the United Kingdom invite you to a year of events honouring the father of genetics.

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

| Issue 58

How trees affect the climate: is it just through photosynthesis?

Trees are incredible chemical factories that capture carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we breathe, but they produce other chemicals too. We need to understand their effect in the atmosphere to get the most out of tree-planting initiatives.

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

| Issue 57

A chromosome walk

Stroll through biological databases: Walking on chromosomes is a CusMiBio project that teaches students how to explore biological databases and extract basic information about human genes. It is a collaborative activity based on working together and sharing discoveries.

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

| Issue 57

Pleasing precipitation performances – the microscale way

Dropping out: learn about the chemistry of precipitation and introduce your students to chemical reactions that form colourful new compounds using microscale chemistry methods that are cheap, quick, and easy to do.

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

| Issue 57

JET sets new fusion energy record

Recent results from EUROfusion’s JET experiment have demonstrated sustained high fusion power for the first time. These ground-breaking results could pave the way for fusion energy to play a key role in tackling climate change.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Engineering, News from the EIROs, Physics, Science and society, Sustainability
 

| Issue 57

The reign of the dinosaurs ended in spring

The asteroid that killed the dinosaurs struck Earth during springtime. Scientists have determined this by analyzing the remains of fish that died directly after the impact.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, Chemistry, Earth science, News from the EIROs
   

| Issue 57

Colour in nature: think pink

What do carrots and flamingos have in common? At first glance, not much, but look closer. Their rosy glows have surprisingly similar origins!

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

| Issue 57

Shaken by the (pressure) waves

A pressure wave generated by the explosion of a volcano 18 000 km away was detected as an unexpected windfall of a school ambient air monitoring network.

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