Ants are incredibly strong creatures. There are thousands of species of ants in the world and they can carry objects that are up to 10 to 50 times their own body weight. One super-strong ant has been photographed lifting a weight that is 100 times heavier than itself!
This question came up whilst we were playing with Lego, creating a lunar landscape and building spaceships. My daughter started to make a moon garden, then stopped and thought for a moment… “Mummy, are there trees on the Moon?”
We thought about what the Moon is like.
This question was asked as we were driving to collect my toddler from nursery. My elder child, who had been told that you should never put anything smaller than your elbow in your ear*, was thinking about the size of her ears.
Rainbows are captivating. They are bright and colourful and look pretty in the sky but how are they made?
Well, to understand the answer, you need to know three things about light: