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Articles, ideas and activities for secondary school science lessons
Fastest...

Fastest...

What does it mean?
Ouch! I’ve got brain freeze!

Ouch! I’ve got brain freeze!

Have you ever had brain freeze?
Surprising Swarms

Surprising Swarms

Is there a leader of the pack?
Thirsty cats

Thirsty cats

How does a cat drink without making a mess?
Musical astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield touches down...

Musical astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield touches down...

Space oddity returns after 5 months in space!
James Watt 1736 - 1819

James Watt 1736 - 1819

A creative genius who transformed the Industrial Revolution
Beauty tips from ancient Egypt

Beauty tips from ancient Egypt

Archaeologists make an exciting discovery
Tornado season strikes again...

Tornado season strikes again...

Southern USA battens down the hatches and gets ready for some wild weather!
Sperm whale goes sightseeing in Scotland

Sperm whale goes sightseeing in Scotland

West coast town Oban receives an unexpected visit from an ocean giant...
Dr Quantum explains quantum physics

Dr Quantum explains quantum physics

Dr Quantum solves your quantum dilemmas!
Fear of heights

Fear of heights

Do you have acrophobia?
Do you have what it takes to join Team WILD?

Do you have what it takes to join Team WILD?

Find out in ARKive's NEW online game!
Science in the cinema

Science in the cinema

Physics can lead to a career in special effects. Find out more...
Cosmic Comics ends with a bang...!

Cosmic Comics ends with a bang...!

The final episode of our astronomy adventure has arrived!
Salmon - an epic journey

Salmon - an epic journey

A strange and amazing tale of fishy survival.
The kind old sun

The kind old sun

But how much do we really know about our closest friend?
Need a bit of space?

Need a bit of space?

Ever get fed up with this old planet? Do you sometimes feel that you’d like to go somewhere else for a while?
Splash!

Splash!

Fantastic physics - Tom Daley style...
Meteor sightings are rubbish!

Meteor sightings are rubbish!

What have people in the UK really been seeing falling out of the sky?
Snowboarding science: the physics of the halfpipe

Snowboarding science: the physics of the halfpipe

Huge air and triple corks with ESPN and the Winter X Games
Building the Future - 3D Printing

Building the Future - 3D Printing

From Iron Man's mask to electric guitars, 3D printing is building a new world.
Eye eye! Someone’s watching us...

Eye eye! Someone’s watching us...

A gruesome sight as a giant eyeball washes up on a Florida beach
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What is gravity?
An attractive force

Why is summer so wet?
Rain, rain, go away!

Matters of the heart
What do you really know about your heart?

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Einstein's lesser known theories

Einstein's Theory of Junkfood
E = MC (Donald's)

Einstein's Theory of Boybands
E = MC (Fly)

Einstein's Theory of Rappers
E = MC (Hammer)