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Explore big questions around 4 themes: black holes, the wound healing capacity of the skin, Higgs bosons, and the matrix of life.
Use the activity sheets in ‘A milky way to learn biology’, ‘What do we really see’, and ‘Trees and seasons in a changing world’ to introduce students to thinking like a scientist, the human vision, and neighborhood trees.
Discover how astronomers measure distances in space in our new section ‘How do we know?’ Explore how engaging students in raising an urban terrace farm can strengthen their understanding and involvement with the local environment in ‘Pedagogy of dirty hands’.
Try out the concept builder from ‘Physics for closeted Aristotelians’ to find out how well your students understand motion under gravity.
Read our ‘Research to practice’ section to discover how to create embodied learning experiences for students in the science classroom. Or learn more about the first image of a black hole in our section ‘Hot off the press’.
Looking for more? Enjoy our pull-out poster on human skin and booklet on identifying 10 common trees.
Explore the ‘Evolution’ of stars, the Earth, life, and humans through three articles for our adult readers and one short story written for young adults.
In ‘Annals of History’ relive the contentious process of arriving at the unexpected mathematical pattern that has become key to our understanding of the diversity of life on Earth.
Read ‘Research to Practice’, ‘The Science Educator at Work’ and ‘Teaching as if the Earth Matters’ to see how complex concepts related to energy, evolution and soil can be taught through metaphors, art and real-world experiences.
Learn more about Lynn Margulis’s ‘controversial’ ideas and life in science in ‘Biography of a Scientist’. If you’d like more, try some simple classroom experiments from ‘The Science Lab’ to understand foundational principles in Physics.
Use the seven activity sheets from ‘Life in your Backyard’ to introduce your students to the fascinating world of spiders. Plus, enjoy our nine pull-out posters on themes as diverse as ‘Benthic Fauna’, ‘The Hard Problem of Consciousness’, and ‘Ocean Acidification’.