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Nature

30/06/2020
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MAGNETS AND THE OUTDOORS

The smell of BBQ’s, going on new adventures and running for cover when the British rain appears, we wouldn’t change our summer for the world. Whether you have decided to go camping, caravanning or have your own motorhome, it’s time to get on the road appreciate your local holiday destinations. With this in mind, we have put together some helpful tips and tricks to help you make the most of your local summer holiday! MAGNET CAMPERVAN/OUTDOOR HACKS HOOK & CARABINER MAGNETS Magnetic hooks are great for creating storage space! Simply... Read More

10/03/2017
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British Science Week 2017!

Find out about British Science Week and how you can get involved! Science is in the air as British Science Week 2017 gets underway! From the 10th – 19th March, a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths begins with schools, science enthusiasts and professionals getting involved in a range of events across the UK!  Here is everything you need to know…

17/10/2013
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Animal magnetism – Nature’s own satellite navigation system

The Earth produces its own magnetic field, which emanates from its magnetic inner iron core. On the Earth’s surface the magnetic field is extremely weak compared to the permanent magnets used in many every day appliances. At the magnetic poles the Earth’s magnetic field is approximately 0.7 Gauss compared to the Gauss value of a relatively small 10mm diameter x 5mm thick N42 neodymium magnet which can reach 5100 Gauss. It is this magnetic field that makes a compass point north but for many species, the Earth’s magnetic field has... Read More