A lever is a beam or rigid rod used to magnify force, and although you may not realise it, we use levers every day in order to make our lives easier. From a pair of scissors to a bottle opener, levers magnify the force that we can apply to moving a load....
What makes a balanced diet? Is a balanced diet the same regardless of age, sex, lifestyle? Science Rocks investigates the attributes of a balanced diet and looks at the difference between the diet a swimmer might have vs the diet of a weight-lifter. Once...
When atoms bond together, they do so either with an ionic bond or a covalent bond, depending on whether there is a metal to non-metal pairing or a non-metal to non-metal pairing. In this video, Science Rocks explains the difference between ionic and...
Chemical analysis is the process of identifying and quantifying the components of certain materials – it can help you find out what the material is, and whether it is contaminated with any other substances or compounds. At GCSE level, you learn...
DNA – what does it stand for and what does it do? The instructions for life, contained within the nucleus of each living cell, DNA is an enigma locked in a mystery, wrapped in a conundrum. Science Rocks presents a beginners guide to the double...