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Litter scavenger hunt Activity

by Fiona Midson, 23 March 2023 | 0 comments

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Time for a tidy! Litter in the environment is unsightly and can also harm wildlife. So let’s do a clean up and learn more about rubbish!

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Across the Earth – a quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona Midson, 22 March 2023 | 0 comments

This quiz will take you on a journey across our planet! So are you an Earth expert, or do you lack this global knowledge?

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The buzz about bee guards News

by Fiona Midson, 16 March 2023 | 0 comments

Head of a bee front on view, black with yellow central marking.

Did you know that not all bees have hives? Many capricious masked bees live alone, but sometimes, some of them keep eyes out for one other.

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Solar eclipse viewer Activity

by Fiona Midson, 15 March 2023 | 0 comments

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A solar eclipse is just around the corner! On 20 April this year, people around Australia and parts of Asia will have the opportunity to see the special event. Directly staring into the Sun is very dangerous, so learn how to safely watch the solar eclipse by building a solar eclipse viewer with us.

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Prime number brainteaser Brainteaser

by David Shaw, 9 March 2023 | 1 comments

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Difficulty: Extreme 123,456,789 is not a prime number. Is it possible to reorder its digits to give a prime number?

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Soaring into space – a quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona Midson, 8 March 2023 | 0 comments

This quiz has a spacey flavour! So will you soar towards the stars and get full marks, or are you about to come crashing back to Earth?

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Build a Solar Oven Activity

by Fiona Midson, 2 March 2023 | 0 comments

Person eating a S'More biscuit treat

Trap the Sun’s energy in this DIY solar oven and heat up a s’more-licious treat! This is an activity best done on a hot sunny day around lunch time when the Sun is overhead.

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Air plus electricity equals icecream? News

by Fiona Midson, 1 March 2023 | 0 comments

Shiny metal bioreactor with lots of pipes and a windoe showing yellow contents.

You’ve heard of plant-based protein, but what about food made from electricity?

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George’s lollies brainteaser Brainteaser

by David Shaw, 23 February 2023 | 2 comments

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Difficulty: Extreme! George bought a bag of 70 lollies on Monday. He didn’t eat many on Monday, but he really liked the flavour. Every day after that he ate three more lollies than he had the previous day. The next Monday, George was about to eat his first lolly for the day and noticed the…

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As easy as pi – a quick quiz Quiz

by Fiona Midson, 22 February 2023 | 3 comments

It’s time to be irrational and celebrate π (Pi) Day! Will you slice up this quiz and get 5/5 or are you going to eat humble pie?

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