Category Archives: Bits, Pieces and Fun Stuff

2011 – a good year

Over 106.000 people have been here, mostly from the USA and the UK Here’s the statistics for 2011 Advertisements

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Qwiki

This is a very good website for almost everybody. It has nice, clear explanations for all kinds of stuff – chemistry, physics, biology, maths…whatever.  Some of the stuff is a bit high-level but give it a go anyway. Click on the … Continue reading

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Conversion from One Unit to Another

I thought this was worth linking… Length and Distance Converter Weight and Mass Converter Capacity and Volume Converter Time Converter Angle Converter    

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Testing is Good For You

It really is. Various international educators are in agreement that testing is a great way not just to learn new stuff but to apply what you know.  Year 10 did their CATS tests recently, I took a few of these, … Continue reading

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DNA for Beginners

Check out this hot link about DNA which is getting a lot of great publicity. I’m wondering whether to put some Biology on the blog. I’ll be waiting for a few comments to see if people like it and would … Continue reading

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Suns and Galaxies

A member of Year 9 has told me that she’s fascinated by astronomy, as am I.  So, I’m going to post a few interesting links from time to time here which I happen to have seen and enjoyed myself. I … Continue reading

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Blue Bananas

Bananas look blue in ultraviolet light. The colouring might be due to the breakdown of chlorophyll – the stuff that makes plants look green -as the fruit ripens. Some animals can see in the shorter wavelength UV, so it might … Continue reading

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