By Yvette Thomson
Create your own fairy-tale kingdom.
Make your own lava lamp – getting scientific is terrific!
Get to know the prehistoric beasts that roamed the planet millions of years ago.
Triceratops was the dinosaur version of a rhinoceros: it walked on all fours, would charge other animals if it felt threatened and used the three horns on its head to defend itself – in fact, its name actually means ‘three-horned face’. Although it looks intimidating, triceratops was a herbivore.
Did you know?
Triceratops’ head frill was 1.8m wide. It may have protected its neck from predators or been used to attract mates.
This fierce monster isn’t called the ‘tyrant lizard king’ (Tyrannosaurus in Greek and rex in Latin) for nothing. At about 12m long (more than the width of a tennis court) and up to six metres tall, T. [...]
There’s more to soccer than just kicking the ball around.
Our national men’s team, Bafana Bafana, is currently ranked 68th in the world. Steven Pienaar is the captain.
Banyana Banyana, the national women’s side, played their first official match in 1993. They were one of the 12 women’s teams to qualify for the football tournament at this year’s Olympics.
Fifa has voted Argentinian player Lionel Messi the best player in the world for the past three years. He plays for the Spanish club Barcelona. At number two is Real Madrid FC’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
Origins of The Game
People have played ball sports for thousands of years. Something similar to soccer can be traced back nearly 2 000 years to [...]