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Phones and Health

This Catalyst article explores whether the use of mobile phones increases the risk of cancer, including a recent study from Denmark which investigates the issue further.

This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2011, Volume 22, Issue 2.

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Essential Ideas in Electronics: Current

Published in Electronics Education, this article is aimed at giving guidance to teachers and explains the ideas and models behind the understanding of electric current.

The article begins by discussing the make-up of atoms and describes the charged particles, protons and electrons before moving on to...

Essential Ideas in Electronics: Resistance

This article, from Electronics Education, is aimed at giving guidance to teachers and takes an in depth examination of resistance and conduction. It is also linked with an earlier article Essential Ideas in Electronics: Current.

The article describes:
* conductors and resistors
* atoms, electrons,...

Essential Ideas in Electronics: Voltage

These articles, first published in Electronics Education, are aimed at giving guidance to teachers and help to describe the concept of voltage in an electric circuit. There are two articles in this resource.

The first article introduces the following ideas:
* A signal in a system is a voltage
* A...

Countdown to Computing (Summer 2014)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses broadly on computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:

*The new National Curriculum Programme of Study for Computing

*Designing a new computing curriculum in your school; adapting previous curriculum models

*Computing...

The Primary Challenge (Autumn 2013)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter focuses on teaching computing in primary schools, and contains articles covering:

*Pedagogy of computing in primary schools

*National curriculum programme of study

*Game design in the primary classroom

*Primary – secondary transition...

There Is No Them, Only Us (Summer 2013)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:

*Computing in the national curriculum

*Computational thinking in the classroom

*Code Club

*Learning algorithmic thinking through dance

*Code Avengers

*Touch Develop

*The Behind the Screen...

Mind the Gap (Spring 2013)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:

*Increasing the number of girls studying computing

*Inclusion in computing

*Network of Excellence and CAS Hubs

*Learning about programming through knitting

*Programming with GameMaker

*...

How Do We Teach Our Kids Code? (Autumn 2012)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter contains articles covering:

*Coding and computer science

*Code Club and Computing ++

*Tips for teaching programming

*Codecademy

*Teaching encryption with spreadsheets

*Scratch sensorboards (picoboards)

*Robotics...

Computing: A New Year, New Opportunities (Autumn 2010)

This edition of the Computing at School newsletter, from a time of extensive curriculum change, includes:

*Arguments for teaching computational thinking

*Introduction to Arduino

*A short article about JavaScript in secondary schools

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