Catalyst Volume 15 Issue 1

Articles in this issue of Catalyst include:

Radioactivity and Wildlife

Early in 2003, researchers in the Arctic reported that radioactivity was being spread among wildlife species in ways that no one had detected before. Where does this radioactive contamination come from?

Supporting Dentists - Careers

This article explores pursuing a career in the dentistry profession.

Oxygen Supply

Oxygen is essential for most respiration, which goes on in all live cells, all living things, all the time. This article looks at how organisms get the oxygen they need from their surroundings and how it reaches cells. It also explores how oxygen transport is monitored, which is vitally important in medical care.

Safety in the Lab

This article aims to identify, assess and control the risks in practical chemistry experiments.

Tree Power

Wood is a renewable source of energy. Could it be used to generate electricity in the UK, and what are the advantages and disadvantages?

Robert Hooke

This article looks at the life and work of the physicist Robert Hooke.

Geiger Counter

This article investigates how a Geiger counter works.

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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Radioactivity and Wildlife

A Catalyst article about radioactivity that was being spread among wildlife species in the Arctic in ways that no one had detected before. The source of this radioactive contamination and how radioactivity is detected are investigated.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2004, Volume 15, Issue...

Supporting Dentists - Careers

A Catalyst article looking at careers in dentistry. Dental practices employ assistants, nurses, hygienists and therapists. Using case studies this article looks at the roles these jobs undertake.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2004, Volume 15, Issue 1.

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Oxygen Supply *suitable for home teaching*

A Catalyst article about oxygen and how it is essential for most respiration, which goes on all the time in all live cells all living organisms. The article looks at how organisms get the oxygen they need from their surroundings and how it reaches cells. It also explores how oxygen transport is monitored, which of...

Safety in the Lab

A Catalyst article about practical chemistry experiments and the risks involved. The article helps in identifying, assessing and controlling the risks involved, it also includes a guide to the warning signs, labels and symbols used in laboratories.

This article is from Catalyst: GCSE Science Review 2004,...

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