01st April 2016 by EdulabGetting the Best Performance from Science StudentsScience is an important subject in school, as it most likely awakens interest in the field in many students. Maintaining their engagement in class is sometimes a challenge, as their attention span might not cover the whole class. Having the right equipment, having lessons beyond the theoretical aspect of science, and having fun are some of the ways to get students to enjoy science more.
30th March 2016 by EdulabMaking Science Interesting to Students: Hands-On ScienceSchools have the incredibly important responsibility of motivating students to enjoy science.
29th March 2016 by EdulabThe Science of Batman v SupermanBoth Batman and Superman have a long cinematic history, but the recently released Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is the first time that the two icons of DC Comics have shared the silver screen. Like other superheroes who have graced the cinema screens lately (hello, Deadpool fans) their exploits and abilities may seem astonishing, but real science can often provide some surprising insights. (Spoiler Warning: It’s advised that you see the f...... Read more
24th March 2016 by EdulabSafety in the School LabThe laboratory is that place where great things can be found out to help humanity. Penicillin, X-rays, the DNA... all of them were discovered in laboratories by scientists that are considered heroes today.With such examples, it’s very normal for kids to be very excited those special days of school were teachers take them to the laboratory. Some might already be dreaming with changing the world, others will feel like seeing magic when they obse...... Read more
04th March 2016 by EdulabThe Future of Brain Monitoring?The need to know more about the human mind has been a great driving force behind scientific progress and, now, brain monitoring is transitioning out of research laboratories and into the real world.
02nd March 2016 by EdulabLab Tips: How to Use Your Microscope in 7 StepsScience is a wonderful thing, and with access to all the top of the range laboratory equipment we can improve our knowledge about the world’s atomic structures. One piece of equipment that can help us do this is the microscope with which you can zoom in on the miniscule structures of almost anything! But before you begin your research, here are a few tips you can follow to make sure you get the best out of your microscope and your slides.
29th February 2016 by EdulabThe Science of DeadpoolMarvel’s latest superhero movie smashed into cinemas a couple of weeks ago, breaking box office records and gaining critical acclaim. Whilst decidedly not family-friendly, Deadpool has quickly become the year’s favourite super hero. So why are we writing about it, and why is there a picture of a friendly lizard here? Well, there’s some surprisingly solid science fact behind the science fiction powers of the foul-mouthed mercenary....
02nd February 2016 by EdulabAdventures in Space: British Astronaut Tim PeakeTim Peake had always dreamed of going into space but, in his words, ‘he never really considered it a possibility’. He remained fascinated with flying
27th January 2016 by EdulabHave I Been Here Before? The Mystery of Déjà VuDéjà vu is a fascinating and puzzling experience that happens to people around the world. It’s the phenomenon of feeling like you’ve seen or experienced something before even though you definitely haven’t. It’s mysterious sensation that seems to have no explanation. The name is a French word that actually translates as ‘already seen’.Some people believe it has something to do with past lives and remembering things that were done during this ti...... Read more