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Earth’s innermost inner core News

by David, 17 March 2021 | 0 comments

Image of layers that form the Earth's inner core.

If you journeyed to the centre of the Earth, what would you see on the way down? After breaking through the crust there’s the mantle, a layer of mostly solid rock that constantly flows like a glacier. Below that, there’s the outer core made of liquid iron and nickel. Then you come to the inner…

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Know your body – a quick quiz Quiz

by David, 3 June 2020 | 0 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

This quiz has a focus on bodies, from celestial to human. How much do you know about the universe? Do you really know how you’re put together? Answer these questions to find out!

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What is a manatee? A quick quiz Quiz

by David, 19 June 2019 | 3 comments

Black lightning bolt in purple circle

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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Coins around the equator Activity

by David, 11 April 2016 | 0 comments

A jar with a slot in the top and a sign saying 'silver coins for maths'.

How much money would it take to put a line of coins around the equator? With a bit of research and a bit of maths, you’ll soon know the answer!

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Super storms News

by Pat, 22 November 2013 | 0 comments

Satellite image of a tropical cyclone.

A massive storm called Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines earlier this month. One of the largest storms ever observed, it has caused widespread destruction in the island nation. Typhoons, cyclones and hurricanes are all different names for the same thing: a particularly violent type of tropical storm. Which name it is given depends on where…

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