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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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Vroom Vroom! First Class Scientists Run Run As Fast As You Can

Vroom Vroom!

1F Sound and hearing
Electric and hydrogen fuel vehicles are inherently quiet. The sound of the tyres on the road is noisier than the engine and this could prove l...

First Class Scientists

Humans & animals
The 350th anniversary of the Royal Society is being celebrated by Royal Mail with a new split-stamp design. The ten 1st Class stamps feature s...

Run Run As Fast As You Can

2A Health and growth
This lesson links to the London Marathon. The focus is the importance of exercise and healthy food for a healthy body and mind. It includes ho...

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