Monthly Archives: April 2012

Symphony of Science

In a previous post I highlighted the use of quotes to inspire students. Well the videos I have recently come across have inspiration in spades, they will knock your socks off and leave your students with a sense of awe. … Continue reading

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Reflections on January 2011 and Other Major Rain Events

The January 2011 major rain event was devastating for Toowoomba and the communities along the rivers and creeks as far as Brisbane, but the scale of the event was not unprecedented. The event was not unusual in its size, or volume … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Superstar in the Headlines Again

Tyrannosaurus rex (T-rex) is the superstar of the pre-historic world. The tyrant lizard king lived in the Cretaceous period about 60 million years ago (not the Jurassic period, 150 million years ago as some movies would have you believe). Everyone … Continue reading

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