Rachael Hofgartner

Rachael is head of science at Crispin School, Somerset

  • A photo of a woman holding a menstrual cup and a tampon

    Period products


    Complete a life-cycle assessment for three period products: tampons, period pads and menstrual cups. Ask learners to use their judgement to recommend the product with the least environmental impact

  • An image showing a triangle on which two of the sides are made out of stairs; on the top of a triangle there is a fire, on the bottom left, a chemical reaction represented by space filling models is filled, and on the bottom right, the chemical reaction o

    Develop deeper understanding with models


    How to bridge the gap between the ‘seen’ science and the ‘unseen’ explanation