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| Issue 5

Fun with genomes: the Mycomuncher DNA Puzzle

Fed up with explaining genomes, genes and proteins? Why not get your students to figure it out for themselves using Johan Leveau’s DNA puzzle?

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

| Issue 5

Damn lies

Do you have more than the average number of ears? Is your salary lower than average? When will the next bus arrive? Ben Parker attempts to convince us of the value of statistics – when used correctly.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Mathematics

| Issue 5

School students Catch a Star! in an astronomical competition

In Issue 3 of Science in School we invited you to join an international competition for school students and Catch a Star! Later, some of you helped to select winners by voting online for your favourite pictures. Douglas Pierce-Price from ESO reports on the results.

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

| Issue 5

Twenty First Century Science: developing a new science curriculum

In September 2006, after a pilot phase, a new national curriculum for science was introduced for students aged 14-16 in England and Wales. Jenifer Burden explains how the new curriculum seeks to address both the scientific needs of all citizens, and the additional needs of future scientists.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Profiles, Resources