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Chocolate choice brainteaser Brainteaser

by Fiona, 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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Saltwater survival Activity

by Fiona, 23 November 2022 | 1 comments

Snail shaped cookie cutter cutting out 2 slices from a potato.

Animals that live in salty water have to control the amount of salt in their bodies, or they will not survive. But how do they do it? This activity will help show you.

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Laughter is the best medicine! A quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona, 17 November 2022 | 0 comments

This quiz is a bit of fun! Will you laugh it off and answer all our questions or will the joke be on you?

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The sea lion dye-do! News

by David, 16 November 2022 | 0 comments

Researchers in WA have started a new project tracking sea lions. These sea lions are getting a make-over with human hair dye! But first, a bit about these stylish lions of the sea.

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8 billion people on planet Earth News

by David, 10 November 2022 | 0 comments

Map of Australia, Africa and Asia covered in people representing the population in those areas.

Sometime around now, the 8 billionth living person will be born. It might already have happened – the United Nations estimates it will happen on 15 November. Other experts think it might happen later. We’ll never know for sure when or where the 8 billionth person was born, but one thing is certain, Earth’s population…

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Alien academy brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 9 November 2022 | 0 comments

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Difficulty: Tricky A new class of aliens is due to start at Alien Academy. The teachers need to know the age of each alien, but can’t contact them. Luckily, they have a few clues to help them. There are five aliens (Filp, Agg, Nim, Phod, and Mex) and each alien is a different age (7,…

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Double Helix sustainability squad Competition

by Jasmine, 7 November 2022 | 2 comments

Children sitting around a table brainstorming

Are you passionate about the environment? We want to hear from you! What are you doing in your school or local community to make a difference? We’re looking for 5 young readers to be part of the Double Helix sustainability squad. You can inspire other young Australians by sharing your story in our magazine.

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Fizzy planets Activity

by Jasmine, 3 November 2022 | 0 comments

Three bath balls, various colours

These bath bombs are crafted mini models of your favourite planets! We promise they’ll smell better than Uranus.

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Stuck in space! A quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona, 2 November 2022 | 0 comments

Stars, telescopes, action! Can you catch the shooting star and get a 5/5 on this space quiz?

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Rolling Race Activity

by David, 27 October 2022 | 0 comments

Two plasticene rolls one solid and one hollow

Two tubes, both the same weight and the same size, and yet slightly different. Can you guess which one will win the rolling race? Safety: This activity uses a sharp scalpel or scissors to cut a cardboard tube. Ask an adult to help.

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