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Inside you, inside a shell or inside a forest - explore the insides of life with these fun biology activities and science experiments you can do at home or with your students in the classroom.
Salinity is a huge environmental problem in Australia. Dryland salinity, which is rising salt that damages soil, plants and buildings, is hard to comprehend and harder still to stop. Approximately 5.7 million hectares are at risk of, or affected by, dryland salinity. In 50 years, it is estimated this area may increase to more than 17 million hectares.
Follow these instructions to make your own autumn leaf display and learn how to preserve leaves.
Use the backyard bugs guide to help identify insects in your neighbourhood
Learn about DNA and its role in life, then grab some scissors and make your own paper DNA model.
Follow these instructions to take a peek inside a flower and learn the names of all its parts.
Follow these instructions to take a closer look at a mushroom and make pretty images using its spores.
Follow these instructions to learn more about how hands work. All it takes is a little cardboard and string.
Make a type of paper that will grow into a plant!
When spring is in the air, you might be able to take a closer look at pollen. Find out how with this activity.
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Last updated: Last updated: 11 February 2015
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