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So many legs! – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 8 September 2022 | 1 comments

We humans only have 2 legs, but a lot of creatures have many more. Do you have the legs to go the distance and get 5/5 on this quiz?

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Curved origami sculpture Activity

by David, 7 September 2022 | 0 comments

A curvy, ridged shape a bit like a potato chip

Folding origami cranes and paper aeroplanes is fun, but they tend to be made of straight lines. So what happens when you fold in curves?

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Picture This News

by Fiona, 1 September 2022 | 0 comments

Person in labcoat, mask and gloves looking at a screen and pressed plant specimens

Open the large sliding cabinets to shelves, stacks and pigeonholes. In front of you is a plant collection with nearly a million different specimens. But what’s with the conveyor belt?

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Straight curves Activity

by David, 31 August 2022 | 0 comments

Skewers are straight and pretty tough. But put just the right twist on them, and you can make something surprisingly curvy!

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Hooray for biodiversity – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 25 August 2022 | 1 comments

September is Biodiversity Month. Celebrate by taking this quiz about the variety of life you’ll find here on Earth. How biodiverse is your knowledge?

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When clock hands meet brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 24 August 2022 | 2 comments

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For an entire day, Ruth watched a dial clock, looking for when the hands met. She wrote down all the times they met. Which hour did the hands not meet?

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Balloon bagpipes Activity

by David, 18 August 2022 | 0 comments

A person holding a recorder and a balloon under their arm.

Have your parents ever told you to stop playing the recorder because you’re being too noisy? Follow these instructions to turn that recorder into a bagpipe instead!

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The sounds of sizzle! News

by David, 17 August 2022 | 2 comments

A prawn held in chopsticks, sizzling in a pan.

Physics can be mouth-watering. Think of the sizzle as chips deep-fry. Turns out there are 3 kinds of sizzle sounds! Can you read this without getting hungry?

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Your number is up! A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 12 August 2022 | 3 comments

This quiz is for all you maths wizards. Can you maximise your score, or does this quiz have your number?

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Sneaker discount brainteaser Brainteaser

by David, 11 August 2022 | 0 comments

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Billie is really in to sneakers and is aiming to sell them for a profit. Work out if Billie made money, lost money, or sold the sneakers at their original price.

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