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Does the teaching and learning of science change when we give importance to relationships with people, other beings, and the places they inhabit?
How do we use an exploration of water to help children connect basic science concepts with personal experiences and pressing environmental issues?
Can observing, exploring, and working in their natural environment offer children and teachers the opportunity to cultivate an intuitive understanding of the nature and process of science?
What personal choices and simple actions in our everyday lives can help us begin engaging with climate change?
Join us in exploring these questions in the theme section of this issue — Teaching as if the Earth Matters.
In ‘Interactions’ & ‘Emerging Trends in Biology’, explore articles on chemical ecology, the common cold, fundamental forces, gut microbes in health & disease, & memory. In ‘The Science Lab’, discover simple classroom activities to teach photosynthesis & daytime astronomy. In ‘Annals of History’, trace the journey of microscopy from the simple magnifying glass to the powerful electron microscopes & easy-to-assemble foldscopes available today. Discover the writer & physician Oliver Sacks through his fascination for the human brain, bikes and stories in ‘Biography of a Scientist’. Enjoy our pull-out poster on ‘Ten things you didn’t know about – Bones’ & nature-based activity sheets – ‘Chirp Chirp’, ‘Hibiscus Tales’, ‘Bark Bites’ & ‘All about Ants’! Or browse through our pocket-size pictorial guide to common butterflies!