Unclean air kills – we need to take action now

Air pollution is one of the biggest threats to global health, but there are actions we can take. We look at some of the causes of air pollution and ways to combat it, and ways to help children grow into eco-friendly adults. Read more

Teachers – set your science schedule for the 2021-2022 school year

There's always a buzz around going 'Back to School' - and this September will be no exception. With familiar classroom teaching set to stay for the 2021-2022 school year, teachers can start to plan ahead for an inspiring, interactive and accessible three terms of science lessons and experiences. Read more

The future of climate is in the next generation’s hands

The 2021 G7 summit is being hosted by the UK and one of the topics on the table is the climate emergency. We look back at the coverage of climate change in recent years and consider how we can encourage younger generations to create a greener world. Read more

Inclusive menstrual health education is essential for equality

Menstrual hygiene education only recently became a compulsory part of the curriculum in England. To mark Menstrual Hygiene Day, we look at how inclusive education about menstruation could help tackle the issue of period stigma that many people who menstruate across the UK still face. Read more

When it comes to maths, it's all about the mindset

Maths and science go hand-in-hand. But while science can be fun, with hands-on, investigative experiments, maths is often less popular, sometimes even hated. But it doesn't need to be this way! For National Numeracy Day we have researched how a change in mindset towards maths can make all the difference. Read more

Social distancing to dinosaurs: How science has shaped the modern lexicon

Words and phrases adapt to the times – no more so than during a society-shifting pandemic. But 'COVID-19', 'R number' and 'vaccine' are just a handful of now dominant terms that, over the years and centuries, can can trace their roots in science. Read more

It's time to talk

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, we have gathered advice from experts in children's mental health and wellbeing on how to create a culture of openness and stigma-free communication in schools. Read more

Learning a language gives the study of STEM a little 'je ne sais quoi'

The study of foreign languages may not seem closely tied to STEM, but in fact they have a strong relationship. As well as improving cognitive skills that help in STEM study, speaking other languages opens up lines of communication with scientists all around the world, essential for international scientific progress. Read more