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| Issue 20

More than meets the eye: the electromagnetic spectrum

Claudia Mignone and Rebecca Barnes take us on a tour through the electromagnetic spectrum and introduce us to the European Space Agency’s fleet of science missions, which are opening our eyes to a mysterious and hidden Universe.

Ages: 14-16;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
                 

| Issue 20

Google, guts and gravity

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration between eight European inter-governmental scientific research organisations. This article reviews some of the latest news from the EIROforum members.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Astronomy / space, Health
 

| Issue 20

Hunting for asteroids

Keen to save the world? Andy Newsam and Chris Leigh from the UK’s National Schools’ Observatory introduce an activity where you can potentially do just that: by detecting real asteroids – which may be heading for Earth.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
                 

| Issue 19

Neutrinos: an introduction

What do continental drift, nuclear power stations and supernovae have in common? Neutrinos, as Susana Cebrián explains.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, General science, Astronomy / space, Earth science
               

| Issue 19

Building a space habitat in the classroom

What does it take to live on the Moon or even Mars? Erin Tranfield suggests an interdisciplinary teaching activity to get your students thinking about this – and learning a lot of science along the way.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy / space
       

| Issue 19

A planet from another galaxy

As though planets from outside our Solar System were not exciting enough, astronomers have recently discovered a planet orbiting a star from outside our galaxy Johny Setiawan reports.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, Astronomy / space
             

| Issue 19

Rockets, genomes and particle accelerators

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration of research organisations. Eleanor Hayes, Editor-in-Chief of Science in School, reviews some of the latest news from the EIROforum members.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Biology, Astronomy / space, Health
   

| Issue 18

Mars, snakes, robots and DNA

Science in School is published by EIROforum, a collaboration of research organisations. Eleanor Hayes, Editor-in-Chief of Science in School, reviews some of the latest news from the EIROforum members.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: News from the EIROs, Physics, Biology, Astronomy / space
 

| Issue 16

Space exploration: the return to the Moon

Have you ever looked up at the Moon in a clear night sky and wondered about the very few people who have walked on its surface? What did we learn, and what are we still unsure about? When might humans return to the Moon? Adam Baker investigates.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Physics, General science, Astronomy / space, Engineering
           

| Issue 15

EIROforum: introducing the publisher of Science in School

EIROforum Click to enlarge image EIROforumw1 is a collaboration between seven European inter-governmental scientific research organisations. The organisations focus on very different types of research – from molecular biology to astronomy, from fusion energy to space science. They use very…

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Physics, General science, Biology, Astronomy / space