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Hands up who's ever orbited a black hole?

Earth and Space
After 20 years of orbiting Saturn and making wonderful discoveries about the planet and its moons, the Cassini-Huygens probe was recently sent...

Super Snowballs and Stunning Snowflakes

Pattern Seeking
Children explore the science and maths of snowflakes, discover why giant snowballs have appeared on Russian beaches, and make their own paper ...

Food chains: Are you eating plastic for dinner?

Animals including humans
Use food chains to explore the impact of plastic pollution in the oceans. Following pressure from environmental groups, the government is ...

     
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Alarming Clock

5F Changing sounds
A "woodpecker clock" invented by a 22-year-old student has replaced the annoying clangs and buzzes of traditional alarms with a gentle tappin...

Sheep Pig

2C Variation
Children will find out that an animal can have many different appearances. As cats can come in many different colours and sizes so too can oth...

Light SOS

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Recently, a group of children stranded under the Dover cliffs at night had to use their mobile phones as beacons to guide the rescue services ...

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