All Asking scientific questions articles – Page 5

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    Colourful food: kitchen science podcasts

    Introduce your students to colours in food with this short podcast.

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    The Mpemba effect

    Help discover why warm water freezes quicker than cold water. The Royal Society of Chemistry offered £1000 for the best and most creative explanation of this phenomenon, known as the Mpemba effect. View the winning entry, try the experiment for yourself, or read the original paper.

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    If rocks could talk

    2016-12-12T13:28:00Z In association with

    A series of ‘interviews’ with different rocks. From these ‘interviews’ students learn about different types of rocks, how and where in the rock cycle they are formed as well as their defining features. Clicking on key words reveals further information, images and quiz questions. This resource has been developed by ...

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    Cracking Chemistry!

    Work your way through these fun chemistry practicals developed by National Science & Engineering Week.

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    Chemistry in your shopping basket

    Demonstrate the diversity of chemistry in our day-to-day lives with this collection of experiments. Includes kit list and safety instructions for five practicals

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    Science festivals

    This set of handouts can be used to inspire people of all ages to take up chemistry in their own home! Racing raisins, cornflour gloop, erupting volcanoes, reaction times and iron from breakfast cereal are all covered here

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    Colour chemistry

    A variety of experiments that explore colour changing, so learners can experience a comprehensive look into the brighter side of chemistry

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    Making a water magnifier

    In this practical, students experiment with magnification by placing water drops on top of lettering.

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    Space: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic space. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups.

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    The Victorians: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Victorians. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups.

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    The Stone Age: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the stone age. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    Maya and Aztecs: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Maya and Aztecs. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    The Romans: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Romans. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    Ancient Egypt: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic Ancient Egypt. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    The Tudors: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Tudors. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    The Vikings: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Vikings. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    The golden age of Islamic science: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the golden age of Islamic science. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    World War II: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic World War II. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    Ancient Greece: science ideas webs

    A web of suggested ideas for linking science with the topic the Ancient Greece. You can learn history and science together with activities for different age groups. 

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    Na Lochlannaich: lìontan nam beachdan saidheans

    Lìon nam beachdan mollaichte airson ceangal a dhèanamh eadar saidheans agus an cuspair na Lochlannaich. Faodaidh tu eachdraidh agus saidheans ionnsachadh còmhla le gnìomhachasan airson buidhnean de dh’aoisean diofraichte