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Do you measure up? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 17 July 2019 | 0 comments

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We have a few questions from the world of metrology! That’s the science of measuring things. So have a go, and see how you measure up!

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Stirring an impossible liquid News

by David, 4 July 2019 | 0 comments

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Imagine a swirl of milk in a cup of tea, or a drop of food colouring in a glass of water. The way liquids move and flow is intricate and almost impossibly complex. But that doesn’t stop scientists from trying to understand this movement.

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How do frogs breathe? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 3 July 2019 | 0 comments

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Do you know how frogs breathe? We do! Test your knowledge in our latest quiz covering topics from plants and stars, to rocks and bytes.

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Quakes on the Moon News

by David, 20 June 2019 | 0 comments

Earth is active down to its very rocks. Earthquakes and volcanoes shake our planet, and the continents themselves drift lazily across the surface. Compared to Earth, the Moon is a cold, hard rock. But even lunar rocks are more active than you might think.

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What is a manatee? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 19 June 2019 | 3 comments

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There are a few funny words in this week’s quiz. You’ll need to be on top of your sci-vocab if you want to score 5/5!

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The seven seas: a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 5 June 2019 | 0 comments

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There’s a sailing theme to this fortnight’s quiz. See if you can navigate your way to a perfect score! If you’re after more fun science for kids, subscribe to Double Helix magazine!  

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Mixing it up! A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 22 May 2019 | 1 comments

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This quiz will take you from the number zero to 7.5 billion kilometres out in space! Can you answer this mixed batch of questions across science and maths? If you’re after more fun science for kids, subscribe to Double Helix magazine!  

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What’s in a name? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 8 May 2019 | 0 comments

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Scientists love to name things. In this quiz you can discover all kinds of strange and wonderful names that scientists use in their jobs, and where those names come from.

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Where did whales come from? News

by David, 25 April 2019 | 0 comments

A four legged animal with big sharp teeth is swimming after a fish.

When you think about it, whales seem a bit strange. They live in the ocean, but breathe air. That suggests that millions of years ago, their ancestors walked on land. But the change didn’t happen overnight.

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How fast do you fall? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 24 April 2019 | 0 comments

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From objects in free fall to the fall of the dinosaurs, we’ve got some tricky teasers for you today. Hope you don’t trip up!

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