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Curious Kids: why is there gravity?

There is a reason why it's easier to roll marbles down rather than up a hill. And the answer (to this and to gravity itself) is all about acceleration.
Paintings from the artists of Balgo in the south-east Kimberley are among the expansive collection at the Berndt Museum. AP Photo/Jens Meyer

Perth already has a museum of Indigenous art and culture. With proper funding, it could be our national centre

Too often in conversations about cultural centres, the incredible resources already available are neglected.The Berndt Museum, in Perth, is a collection of national and international significance.
C'est au tournant du XXe siècle qu'a émergé la littérature pour enfants telle qu'on la connaît, faisant la part belle à l'imaginaire. DarkWorkX from Pixabay

À quoi les premiers livres pour enfants ressemblaient-ils ?

Cela fait des siècles que les adultes écrivent pour les enfants. Mais les ouvrages qui leur étaient alors destinés étaient bien différents de ceux que l’on connaît aujourd’hui.


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