Catalyst Volume 27 Issue 1

This issue of Catalyst contains the following articles:

Whales and waves

This Catalyst article looks at sperm whales. Sperm whales can dive deep into the ocean; they use sound waves to communicate in the dark and to detect their prey.

The bizarre world of high pressure chemistry

This Catalyst article investigates high pressure chemistry and discovers that, when put under extreme pressure, the properties of a material may change dramatically.

Insulating ice cream: how to make Baked Alaska

This Catalyst article shows how to make Baked Alaska ice cream. 

The riddle of restless rocks

This Catalyst article questions how heavy rocks can slide across a dry lake bed.

Philip Henry Gosse: brilliant naturalist, disastrous theologian

This Catalyst article introduces Henry Gosse, an expert naturalist.

The healing of the ozone layer

This Catalyst article investigates the healing of the ozone layer.

Microplastics and the oceans

This Catalyst article looks at microplastics.

Raspberry invasion

This Catalyst article looks at how the spread of raspberry plants has an impact on environments it is not native to, the Galápagos Islands in particular.

Endemic, native, alien

This Catalyst article looks at plant and animal species.

Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual subscriptions to print copies of the magazine can be purchased from Mindsets.

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Whales and waves

This Catalyst article looks at sperm whales and their ways of communications. Sperm whales can dive deep into the ocean. They use sound waves to communicate in the dark and to detect their prey.This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 1.Catalyst is a science magazine for...
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The bizarre world of high pressure chemistry

This Catalyst article investigates high pressure chemistry and discovers that, when put under extreme pressure, the properties of a material may change dramatically.This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 1.Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years....
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Insulating ice cream: how to make Baked Alaska

This Catalyst article shows how to make Baked Alaska ice cream. Baked Alaska consists of frozen ice cream and hot meringue and pastry. It helps to understand about thermal conductivity to make this delicious dessert.This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 1.Catalyst is...
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The riddle of restless rocks

This Catalyst article questions how heavy rocks can slide across a dry lake bed. The author introduces some theories to explain this phenomenon. This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2016, Volume 27, Issue 1.Catalyst is a science magazine for students aged 14-19 years. Annual...
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