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Hands up who's ever orbited a black hole?

Earth and Space
After 20 years of orbiting Saturn and making wonderful discoveries about the planet and its moons, the Cassini-Huygens probe was recently sent...

Super Snowballs and Stunning Snowflakes

Pattern Seeking
Children explore the science and maths of snowflakes, discover why giant snowballs have appeared on Russian beaches, and make their own paper ...

Food chains: Are you eating plastic for dinner?

Animals including humans
Use food chains to explore the impact of plastic pollution in the oceans. Following pressure from environmental groups, the government is ...

     
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Are we loom crazy? How Old is my Mummy? A new frog

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...

How Old is my Mummy?

3A Teeth and eating
Archaeologists can make an estimate of the age of preserved bodies such as mummies and Iron and Bronze Age men by looking at the teeth. Presen...

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...

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