A short article based on an extract from Topics in Safety, Topic 17 (Electricity), which is freely available to Association for Science Education (
ASE Health and Safety Group
The new challenge from Practical Action: '...a great way of teaching children that not everyone in the world has electricity and that solar cells c
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o
The journey to successful photography in the dark.
Finding an old notice on a canal towpath inspired a consultation with colleagues and search for evidence in an old book to help us look into how th
Birdsong can be used to provide an alternative approach to teaching concepts such as pitch, frequency and amplitude as well as graph drawing skills
James de Winter
Julian Grant explores the cross-curricular nature of language in scientific recording and how children can waken an audible science world with wor
A teaching module to introduce students to a feature of the nature of science (analogies and models) through learning about a curriculum topic (ele
Keith S. Taber
Forces, motion, electricity, atomic physics and wave effects can be illustrated using outdoor student activities.
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.