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Recently TV celebrities have been taken out to the jungle to see how well they survive. In this activity the children will think about what th...

Bone Detectives

Identifying and Classifying
Jake McGowen-Lowe is a teenage bone collector from Scotland. He has been collecting skulls and bones since he was six. He has recently been i...

Elephant Bird Egg

Animals including humans
A huge rare Elephant Bird Egg is going up for auction in London. The egg is believed to be around 400 years old. At 30 cm tall and 24cm in dia...

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2B Plants and animals in the local environment
In recent decades many species of insects, including ladybirds, have been shown to be in decline. There is considerable concern because many ...

Vroom Vroom!

1F Sound and hearing
Electric and hydrogen fuel vehicles are inherently quiet. The sound of the tyres on the road is noisier than the engine and this could prove l...

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5D Changing state
UK scientists working in Antarctica have found some of the clearest evidence yet of instabilities in the ice of part of West Antarctica. If th...

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