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Nature’s colours Activity

by David Shaw, 27 January 2023 | 0 comments

Four paper strips of varying colours.

Have you ever sat in a garden or park and noticed all the different colours in plants? In this activity, you can dig deeper into nature’s colours and find out the variety of pigments that give each plant their unique colours. Safety: This activity involves collecting and handling leaves, and also hot water. Ask an…

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Be an everyday sustainability hero News

by Chenxin Tu, 12 January 2023 | 0 comments

Girl kneeling, holding tree planting equipment next to a newly planted tree

Protecting the environment isn’t just for scientists and grown-ups. Anyone can do things to help, and our Double Helix Sustainability Squad can show you how. You can learn from them and join in to be an everyday hero too! In October, we announced the Sustainability Squad competition. This competition invited students from all over Australia…

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Body of knowledge – a quick quiz Quiz

by Chenxin Tu, 11 January 2023 | 0 comments

We’re diving in and exploring bodies of water to celestial bodies, animal bodies to human bodies. Are you a busybody with the knowledge to get 5/5 in our latest quiz?

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Pool leak brainteaser Brainteaser

by David Shaw, 5 January 2023 | 0 comments

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Difficulty: Fun While Eddie is away on holidays his swimming pool has a leak. Each day it loses half the water still in the pool. Normally, it’s 1.6 metres deep, but when Eddie gets home there is only 10 centimetres of water in the bottom. How long has the pool been leaking?

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The 2023 Megaquiz is here! Quiz

by David Shaw, 4 January 2023 | 0 comments

Looking for some science trivia? This is a random selection of questions from our 2022 quizzes. If you want more questions, reload this web page and we’ll fetch you a fresh batch!

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Paper plane launcher Activity

by Fiona Midson, 8 December 2022 | 0 comments

Paper plane and launcher.

Looking for some flying fun? This paper plane launcher gives your plane a speedy launch!

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Feathery Fascination! News

by David Shaw, 7 December 2022 | 0 comments

Photo of an eagle on the ground reaching out with its leg to a feathery boa.

Camera, feather boa—action! It’s showtime in the forests of Tasmania. Scientists from the University of Tasmania are looking into the impact of feral cats, and they’ve found one method that attracts all kinds of critters.

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Santa scramble Brainteaser

by David Shaw, 5 December 2022 | 1 comments

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Santa sent out 2 sleigh teams. One goes east, and the other goes west, until they meet. how far away from home are they when they meet?

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Lit up! A quick quiz Quiz

by David Shaw, 30 November 2022 | 1 comments

These questions will help you to see the light. Take the quiz and see if you shine brightly.

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Chocolate choice brainteaser Brainteaser

by Fiona Midson, 24 November 2022 | 0 comments

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Three new chocolate brands are being released: Jupiter, Astro, and Celeste. can you use up all the ingredients to make these bars?

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