In celebration of Valentine’s Day we’re looking at relationships – investigating family relationships and the relationships between different types of chemical elements. We’ve also unearthed some exciting new scientific research on forests – who would have guessed that the trees outside your window are busy communicating with each other through their roots?!
Cut out and assemble your own family tree, craft your family in finger puppets, make a model of your DNA and test your tiling skills with some tangram animals. You can also discover how the lock in your front door works, meet a primatologist, find out almost everything there is to know about elephants and be astounded by 10 Awesomely Amazing Record Breaking Animal Features. We also tell the fascinating story of the Gregor Mendel, the scientist who discovered the basic laws of genetics long before we even knew genes existed!