Scientists discover why mantis shrimps’ brains don’t explode

Mantis shrimp eyes collect a staggering amount of information, feeding into a tiny brain – leaving scientists wondering how they process it all. A short explainer video makes this an accessible resource for years 5 through 10 thinking about specific … Continued

A few revelations about moths and butterflies

Word Count: 539 Family tree busts theories about their age – and why moths grew ears. This interesting article would be suited to students in years 5, 7, and 10 studying Biological Sciences. It would be particularly suited to those … Continued

Holy galloping ants

Word Count: 651 The Saharan silver ant clocks up record speeds over blistering hot sands. This article could be used to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations to students in years 5, 8, 9, and 10. Contextual maths and activity … Continued