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Yellow finned tuna being weighed

The fishy quiz

Thursday, 9 September 2010

As our appetite for seafood rises, so too does our need to understand changes to the fish we eat. How much do you know about the state of your plate? Take our quiz, but don't make a meal of it!

An Australian postage stamp celebrates the mining industry.Aussie mineral resources quiz

Thursday, 15 July 2010

Scientists have unravelled some of the mysteries of the human genome.The human genome

Thursday, 24 June 2010

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Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Experts say Jupiter could cause planetary mayhem in our solar systemNews in Science 2009 quiz

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

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Catchment Detox

Catchment Detox

Thursday, 14 August 2008
Can you save a water catchment in distress? Play Catchment Detox to see if you can repair a damaged river catchment and create a sustainable and thriving economy.

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Elephant eye

How to Improve Your Memory

Thursday, 8 June 2006
Whether it's where you put the keys or the name of a recent acquaintance, there are a few techniques you can use to improve your memory.

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Virtual Open Heart Surgery

Virtual Open Heart Surgery

Thursday, 12 June 2003
Not for the faint-hearted! In this interactive you are a surgeon performing coronary bypass surgery, one of the most invasive of all medical procedures. Do you have what it takes to perform under pressure?


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Backyard Birdwatch

Thursday, 28 September 2006
Game Have you ever seen a bird and wondered what it is? This interactive can help you identify birds common in urban Australia.

2024 Dreaming

Tuesday, 20 April 2004
Game Explore life in 2024 in this multimedia presentation from Radio National.

Food Preservation

Friday, 27 June 2003
Game Visit our virtual kitchen! There's 10 tricky questions to try and catch you out in the microcosmic world of food preservation.

In Vitro Fertilization

Friday, 20 June 2003
Game Explore in vitro fertilization in this interactive. The IVF cycle is broken down into seven sequential steps and the related anatomy and specific procedures involved are shown for each step.

The mobile phone

Tuesday, 10 June 2003
Game In this Life Changing Science interactive explore both the legacy and the future of the mobile phone.

Chasm

Wednesday, 12 February 2003
Game A rockfall has cut off Joe's town's water supply from the dam at the top of the chasm, and you have the chance to go along for the long and perilous ride to save Chasmton.

OgOg Alive

Wednesday, 12 February 2003
Game It's tough in the wilderness, if OgOg is hungry you've got to find food. Cold? Gotta find shelter. And you'll have to do it all with only your smarts and what the land around you offers. Can you survive in the land of Og?

Baxter's Biotech Bargain Basement

Wednesday, 12 February 2003
Game Deep in the backstreets a little scientist called Baxter takes orders for strange and terrible creatures; a bird's head on a sheep's back. Help Baxter get his orders right before his customers have to wait too long and get nasty.

Kelman to the Rescue

Wednesday, 12 February 2003
Game In a bug colony, far, far away (well - the next suburb) a terrible thing is happening. Nasty, horrid bugs have attacked, and the only person who can save the colony is Kelman.

Pitfall Game

Saturday, 20 July 2002
Game Ever wanted to be a palaeontologist? Well now you can and dig for virtual megafauna fossil bones online with this OZ Fossils game.

Tork

Saturday, 12 January 2002
Game Ever been to a place where you didn't speak the language? Well you're about to crash land on an alien planet where they don't even speak normal. You'll need to learn their hieroglyphic language to get your ship repaired (and win the game).

Dinosaur Playground

Saturday, 1 December 2001
Game Especially for younger dinosaur walkers. Look at the gallery of dinosaur pictures you've sent us, plus dinosaur jokes, puzzles and games.

The Surfing Scientist

Impress your friends and scare your family with these whacky science tricks:

The eXperiMENTALS

The eXperiMENTALS tackle everything from outer space to dating tricks in these simple experiments:

Spark

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