Science At The Cinema

by Hillary Lamb
by Hillary Lamb

In 1927, Fritz Lang’s Metropolis introduced Dr Rotwang to the world.  Complete with frazzled hair, manic eyes and a laboratory inexplicably full of Tesla coils, the mad scientist archetype was ALIVE.
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25 Ways To Get Arty With Science

by Hillary Lamb
by Hillary Lamb

25 Ways To Get Arty With Science

Science gives us a deeper understanding of ourselves and our universe. This has inspired artists, writers, composers, poets and filmmakers to create countless works of art. Yet many pupils consider science nothing but cold, dull logic. This resources suggests 25 creative activities based on the primary school science curriculum which incoporate the sciences, the arts and hands-on fun.
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Review: Going Out

by Ross Grainger
by Ross Grainger

Last orders already?

 

When on Wednesday the 3rd of December I discovered that two days hence Anthony Thwaite would be reading from his latest and (he claims) final collection, Going Out, in an independent bookshop in Norwich I immediately booked the afternoon off work and bought a train ticket. more “Review: Going Out”

Review: Fiction About Climate Change

by Ross Grainger
by Ross Grainger

After much ire and debate last year the KS3 geography programme of study was changed to include the words ‘climate’ and ‘change,’ though not, to the consternation of many, the phrase ‘climate change.’ Fortunately, that hasn’t stopped many young-adult authors from exploring this hot topic. The four books below present a chilling, or rather, sizzling vision of a globally warmed world and offer great cross curricular opportunities for teachers of English, geography and citizenship.
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