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- Welcome to the twenty-sixth issue of Science in School
- Science in space, society and synchrotronsEIROforum, the publisher of Science in School, reports on the latest news from its eight European inter-governmental research organisations.
- Meeting the next generation of scientists: the European Union Contest for Young ScientistsAs young scientists from across Europe gathered in Bratislava to exhibit their projects, find out what impressed the jury most.
- Forthcoming events
- Propping up the wall: how to rescue a leaning towerCivil engineer John Burland talks about the perils and practicalities of supporting some of the world’s most iconic buildings.
- Cracking the mystery of how our planet formedStudying the chemical composition of some of the planet’s oldest rocks has revolutionised our understanding of how our continents formed.
- Laying bare our genetic blueprintWhat does the majority of our DNA do? Hundreds of scientists have spent years examining these ‘junk’ sequences, which may hold the key to serious diseases – and much more.
- The genetics of obesity: a lab activityAround 1.5 billion people worldwide are overweight or obese. Are we just eating too much or can we blame our genes? Here’s how to investigate the genetics of obesity in the classroom.
- Casting light on solar wind: simulating aurorae at schoolThe aurorae are one of the wonders of the natural world. Using some simple apparatus, they and related phenomena can easily be reproduced in the classroom.
- Spinal cord injury: do stem cells have the answer?Spinal cord injury typically causes permanent paralysis and is currently a condition without a cure. Could stem cell therapy provide hope?
- A thermometer that goes to 200 million degreesMeasuring the temperature inside a fusion reactor is no easy task. Find out how it’s done – and even simulate it in the classroom.
- Life without the Moon: a scientific speculationSoaring temperatures, a flooded landscape, violent winds…. What would our planet be like without the Moon?
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Science School, Issue 26
Here is my presentation that happened in the Discover the Cosmos Conference (Volos, Greece - 2013). The presentation was an Inquiry Base...
" Some problems founds in teaching physics related to curved paths that are unfortunately only described as illustration. A simple ...
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Published on Sep 18, 2016 Credit: Nick Risinger (skysurvey.org)/DSS/Hubble/NASA Music: Johan B. Monell Details: http://apod.nasa.g...