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Body of knowledge – a quick quiz Quiz

by Chenxin Tu, 11 January 2023 | 0 comments

We’re diving in and exploring bodies of water to celestial bodies, animal bodies to human bodies. Are you a busybody with the knowledge to get 5/5 in our latest quiz?

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Keeping it clean – a quick quiz Quiz

by David Shaw, 12 January 2022 | 2 comments

It’s time for a clean start to the new year! Can you keep your score sheet clean and get 5/5?

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Totally metal – a quick quiz Quiz

by David Shaw, 17 June 2021 | 0 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

Rock on! This quiz is all about metal. From octopus blood to bass guitars, you’ll need to be a metal master to get 5/5.

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Blood-splatter by numbers Activity

by David Shaw, 16 February 2018 | 1 comments

A blood spot with measurements for width and length

Blood left at a crime scene can tell you a lot about the events. To rewind the clock and look back in time, you just need a ruler and some trigonometry.

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Scientists get blood from a stone News

by David Shaw, 10 July 2015 | 0 comments

A duck-billed dinosaur.

Fossilisation is not a gentle process. Flesh, skin, organs and feathers are often destroyed, leaving just the bones. Now, a team of scientists think they may have found something protected deep within those bones – dinosaur blood!

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Smelly yellow Poem

by Jasmine Fellows, 8 January 2014 | 0 comments

Ashamed dog with puddle of pee

Written by Celia Berrell Regardless if it’s yours or mine, why is urine yellow? It’s mostly made of water yet becomes a stinky fellow! When blood’s red heme is broken down, it goes from brown to gold. You’ll see this if you get a bruise and watch it growing old.

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