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.
Paul considers ways of teaching about ecosystems that challenge doing things 'the way we have always done them'.
Learn how to set up a hydrogen fuel cell by extending an activity most schools already do – the electrolysis of ‘water’.
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.
The role that strontium played as a treatment for the brittle bone disease osteoporosis, and the subsequent safety concerns learnt from monitoring
Stewart E. Glaspole
Sue Fielding and Meriel Jones share how the Bonkers Bugs team used the outdoors as a cross-curricular learning environment.
The importance of molecular oxygen, atomic oxygen, ozone and the hydroxyl radical in the Earth's atmosphere.
Tim G. Harrison