Investigating Levers – Stretch Project!

Investigating Levers AQA Triple Science P3 – Stretch Project!
 
Introduction
This is a great “technical practical” that you can use to investigate how a lever works, but in
a fun practical way. It requires some tricky kit, so you might need to go do to the local tyre shop to see if they will let you have a …

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Sky lights up over Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts

Sky lights up over Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts
 

Display of volcanic lightning inside giant smoke and ash cloud over Europe’s tallest active volcano is Voragine crater’s first eruption in two years. The night sky lights up over the east coast of Sicily as Mount Etna’s Voragine crater erupts for the first time in …

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Turbo Chargers – Amazing

Turbo gives petrol cars a boost as diesel faces backlash – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34731463
 
Turbo gives petrol cars a boost as diesel faces backlash

Looking at Kia’s new Proceed T-GDi GT-Line, with its sporty looks and handling, you might expect a big, thirsty engine under the bonnet.
Instead, it has a frugal three-cylinder 1.0 litre petrol engine that can still …

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Why hasn’t the US eradicated the plague?

Why hasn’t the US eradicated the plague?
By Vanessa BarfordBBC News, Washington DC

15 October 2015

Image copyrightScience Photo Library

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It’s nearly 50 years since the US landed men on the moon, …

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Caffeinated plants give bees a buzz

Caffeinated plants give bees a buzz
By Victoria GillScience reporter, BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-34532636

A morning caffeine dose is something that so many of us find irresistible, and according to research, foraging bees seek a similar buzz.
Many plants produce caffeine in their nectar, primarily as a naturally bitter deterrent against plant-devouring insects, like caterpillars.
An experiment with artificial nectar has …

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Pluto in a higher definition..

New Horizons: Tension mounts over Pluto signal – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-33531751

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