What’s endangered?


I walk past this little panda graffito on my walk to and from work. It always makes me smile and reminds me of a question my 6-year-old asked when she was learning about rainforests at school: what does endangered mean?

The word ‘endangered’ means threatened with danger but we often use it when we are talking about plants and animals that are at risk of becoming extinct. Like pandas…

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How big is the world?


Some of us will travel all over the world during our lives and discover lots of countries, habitats, animals, plants and other people; others will stay much closer to home.

But, how big is our world? And how does its size relate to other things in our universe?

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