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A new frog

Identifying and Classifying
A new species of frog has been confirmed. You would expect it to have been discovered in the Rainforest, but in fact was found in one of the m...

Are we loom crazy?

Everyday Materials
The recent playground craze of loom weaving with rubber bands has led to much creativity, variables include colour, twist and size. Bangles ar...

Football Shadows

3F Light and shadows
Have you ever noticed the different shadows that you see on the football pitch? With the World Cup in full swing, now is the time to get child...

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Bushtucker Challenge

Animals including humans
Bugs make a regular appearance on "I'm a celebrity - Get me out of here". They have featured in some stomach-turning Bushtucker Challenges - c...

Fuelling the Flight

5C Gases around us
The first manned, hydrogen-powered plane has been successfully tested in the skies above Spain. It was powered by hydrogen fuel cells, which p...

SOS Save Our Sweets

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Children at a primary school in Lanarkshire have taken their fight to be allowed to sell sweets in their tuck shop to the Scottish Parliament....

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