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How the Elephant Lost its Tusks

Evolution and inheritance
Elephants are in crisis – ivory poaching and habitat loss have led to disastrous declines in populations. In response, female African elepha...

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Properties and changes of materials
Money money money! Why is the Bank of England replacing paper notes with plastic ones? Which type will survive being dunked in ketchup? W...

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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