Luke Tilley explores the world of insects and offers ideas on how you can get involved during National Insect Week.
Analogies relating to electric circuits can aid understanding but the limitations of such analogies should always be considered.
Mark D. Walker
Contrary to current IUPAC recommendations, the chemical element X should be defined as the nucleus of the X atom.
Marten J. ten Hoor
As part of the new 'How science works' programme of study for key stage 4 (14-16 year-olds) taught in England and Wales, alternative layo
Michael Hal Sosabowski
Nicola Kitchen shows you how approaching pond-dipping in the right way can lead to children appreciating the real complexity of food chains.
A simple way to demonstrate that gases have mass.
Paul and Robert describe how the gardens can encourage active enquiry and cross-curricular approaches to science.
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
Are chemicals good for you?
Well, of course you know that a battery is made of cells in series, but I have just discovered a great way to show this to a class.
Rob Bowker shows how children's perceptions of tropical rainforest developed through their observational drawings.