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Regeneration brainteaser Brainteaser

by David Shaw, 8 June 2023 | 2 comments

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A sea sponge gets attacked by a shark and is ripped into 100 pieces. Luckily, sea sponges can join back together after they’ve been broken apart. Some pieces form into groups of 7, and the rest form into groups of 29. In the end, there are no pieces left. How many sponges do we end…

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Growing succulents Activity

by Chenxin Tu, 7 June 2023 | 0 comments

Five little pots of succulents, some pots with cute faces.

Annie from our Sustainability Squad grows and sells succulents for a good cause. She donates her profits to help Australians living in remote and disadvantaged communities get access to fresh fruit and veggies. In this activity, you’ll learn how to become a pro at growing succulents like Annie. Safety: When you are working outdoors, stay…

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A poopy relief for reefs News

by Chenxin Tu, 1 June 2023 | 0 comments

Tropical fish swimming amongst colourful coral.

Who knew fish poo could be a key to restoring coral reef health? In a study by Dr Grupstra’s team from Rice University in the United States, they found that poo from coral-eating fish contain microbes that can help corals thrive.

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Regeneration quiz Quiz

by Chenxin Tu, 31 May 2023 | 0 comments

A quiz like this can really re-grow on you! Can you score a 5/5 or will four-ever be good enough?

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Yeast-bubbled bread Activity

by Ariel Marcy, 25 May 2023 | 0 comments

Loaf of bread on a board.

Bakers have used yeast to make bread for millennia! We now know why it works and how a little sweetness goes a long way. Safety: When dealing with food, use clean hands and clean equipment. Be careful when using the oven by wearing oven mitts and ask an adult to help you out.

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Sequence This Brainteaser

by Ariel Marcy, 24 May 2023 | 0 comments

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Difficulty: Tricky Consider the following sequence of numbers. What number comes next? 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13…

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Clothing rescue News

by Chenxin Tu, 18 May 2023 | 0 comments

Pile of clothes.

The average Australian throws out about 23 kilograms of clothes each year. Most of that rubbish goes straight to the tip, and it can take hundreds of years for those old clothes to completely break down. Even worse, as they break down, old clothes release greenhouse gases!

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Flower power – a quick quiz Quiz

by Ariel Marcy, 17 May 2023 | 0 comments

There’s nothing like a pretty flower to brighten your day. Will this quiz brighten yours when you get full marks? 

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DNA detective Activity

by Chenxin Tu, 11 May 2023 | 1 comments

White cloudy film on green liquid.

All living things contain DNA. It’s the stuff that tells cells how to grow and function! In this activity, you can have a go at extracting DNA from fruits around your house.

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Sleepy time brainteaser Brainteaser

by Chenxin Tu, 10 May 2023 | 0 comments

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Lisa had a difficult time falling asleep on Wednesday night, so she began counting sheep. How many sheep did she count?

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