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| Issue 5

Using music in the science classroom

Caroline Molyneux, from Balshaw’s Church of England High School, UK, explains how she kick-starts her classes and helps her students remember certain lessons, facts or concepts.

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

| Issue 4

Scientists@work

Teaching science in the classroom is all very well, but wouldn’t it be wonderful to let your students learn for themselves what it’s really like to work in a research laboratory? Sooike Stoops from the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB), Belgium, describes a project that does just…

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

| Issue 4

Democs: a conversation card activity for teaching science and citizenship

Karen Smith from NEF, the New Economics Foundation, London, UK, describes an approach to creating a safe space where students can discuss sensitive topics, like stem-cell research or genetically modified food. How can students be encouraged to explore their values in relation to science topics, and…

Ages: 14-16, 16-19;
Topics: Science and society, General science
 

| Issue 3

Alec Jeffreys interview: a pioneer on the frontier of human diversity

Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, the inventor of DNA fingerprinting, remembers his childhood passion for science, explains what we have learned from direct DNA analysis, and describes his work with Chernobyl survivors. Interviewed by Russ Hodge and Anna-Lynn Wegener from the European Molecular Biology…

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

| Issue 3

Bringing global climate change to the classroom

Ivo Grigorov from the EurOCEANS project describes how the deep seas can help us to understand and predict climate change.

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

| Issue 3

Putting the buzz back into school grounds

Dave Goulson and Ben Darvill from the Bumblebee Conservation Trust at the University of Stirling, UK, explain why these furry insects are under threat – and what schools can do to help.

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