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
Suggestions for plant biology practical work developed by'Science And Plants for Schools' (SAPS) being tried by groups of teachers as a p
Encouraging students in the continuing care of plants is used as a method of enriching and extending knowledge in biology.
Wave power is continually available around our shores but remains an untapped resource on the commercial scale, this article provides an overview o
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
Traditionally, photosynthesis has been seen as the domain of biology, with some input from chemistry when dealing with chromatography, while, apart
Measuring the effect of limiting factors on the rate of photosynthesis can be problematic but the use of carbon dioxide sensors opens up a range of
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’.