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| 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 16

LeSa21: primary-school science activities

Teaching science in primary school can be challenging. Astrid Kaiser and Marlene Rau describe a rich source of online materials in three languages – and highlight some activities about oil and water.

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

| Issue 16

Life savers in the sky: flying doctors

Anne Weaver, lead clinician for London’s Air Ambulance, tells Marie Mangan about her job: saving lives.

Ages: <11, 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Health, General science
   

| Issue 15

Using news in the science classroom

Fernanda Veneu-Lumb and Marco Costa show how news reports – even inaccurate ones – can be used in the science classroom.

Ages: 11-14, 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: , General science
             

| 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
 

| Issue 15

Exploring out-of-body experiences: interview with Henrik Ehrsson

We’ve all sometimes felt ‘beside ourselves’, but have you ever felt that you were actually outside yourself – looking at yourself from outside your own body? Marta Paterlini talked to Henrik Ehrsson, a scientist studying this phenomenon.

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

| Issue 14

Science is a collective human adventure: interview with Pierre Léna

French astrophysicist Pierre Léna talks to Marlene Rau about science education as a symphony, the importance of curiosity, and his commitment to spreading inquiry-based science teaching in Europe and beyond.

Ages: not applicable;
Topics: Astronomy / space, General science, Science and society
     

| Issue 14

Biodiversity: a look back at 2009

In celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010, Matt Kaplan takes us on a whirlwind tour through the previous year’s most inspiring discoveries of biodiversity.

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science
         

| Issue 14

Getting ahead in evolution

Lucy Patterson talks to Èlia Benito Gutierrez, from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, about how Èlia’s favourite animal, amphioxus, could be the key to understanding the evolution of vertebrates.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Biology, General science
       

| Issue 13

The intracellular environment: not so muddy waters

Giuseppe Zaccai from the Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) in Grenoble, France, describes how he and his co-workers have uncovered a way to explore water dynamics in the cell interior using neutron scattering and isotope labelling.

Ages: 16-19;
Topics: Physics, General science, Biology, Chemistry, Science and society