Planet Earth is a treasure trove filled with natural marvels and man-made oddities just waiting to be explored by budding adventurers. Forget fantasy, one day you might like to visit one of these wondrous destinations to see it for yourself. Don’t forget to send us a postcard! Carhenge, USA InspiredRead More →

Take a deep breath and come with us on a journey to the nether world of low temperature as we discover just how low we can go with a series of science facts so cool, they’re absolutely freezing!  The Concept of Cold Cold is an interesting concept. Technically speaking, itRead More →

What makes you, you? Our early ancestors realised that children often grew up to look and act like their parents (for better or worse!). But they had no idea why. Today we know that two things – environment and inheritance – influence how we turn out and the characteristics weRead More →

Our magnificent landscapes in Northern Ireland have given birth to incredible stories, tales which have entertained, enthralled and even frightened listeners for generations. These ancient and mysterious landscapes inspired our ancestors to believe in a magical other world, a world home to many weird and wonderful mythical creatures throughout theRead More →

Parents consider enterprise education starting from primary school vital for preparing children for the workplace reveals recent research by Young Enterprise NI, Parenting NI and Ni4kids. In a rapidly evolving world, parents are asking: How best to prepare our children for the future? This is the challenge facing educators andRead More →

There are nearly 10,000 species of bird and they belong to all sorts of families. Here’s some fascinating facts to impress your friends with about these wonderful winged animals… Why does a bird have feathers? A bird is the only animal with feathers. Feathers keep birds warm and waterproof. TheyRead More →

Anne Frank was an ordinary little girl living in extraordinary times. Anne became one of the most memorable victims of WWII, and the diary she wrote one of the most famous books in the world… Anne was born on June 12, 1929 in Frankfurt am Main, one of the largestRead More →

Have you ever wondered how the human body works and wished that you could take asneak peek inside to find out exactly what’s going on? Now thanks to MED-Lab, a new interactive medical-themed exhibition area at W5, you can take an extraordinary and fun journey of discovery into your body!Read More →

2019 is the 50th anniversary year of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the moon during which American astronaut Neil Armstrong declared his first step on the lunar surface as, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” The moon has always held a firm fascination for us downRead More →

A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME ABOUT MIGRATION… For us, winter is great. We get to wrap up warm, go for long walks through frosty fields and drink yummy hot chocolate with marshmallows. But a little bird told me that during the winter, they have to fly away and find aRead More →

The clocks have gone back, the nights are longer and oh baby it’s cold outside, but if you wrap up in your winter woollies and venture outside, you will discover nature’s most illuminating and spectacular free show in the sky up above… Imagine the dark night sky in the countryside,Read More →