Observing

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compass pointing north

How can I tell which way is north at night?

Do you like to look at the stars? What can you identify in the night sky? Try finding some important constellations tonight!
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How can I tell which way is north at night?

Bay Leaf

Leaves

15 images of some shapes and colours of plant leaves such as shamrocks, purple beech tree leaves and Japanese Maple tree leaves.
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Leaves

Grizzly Bear

Animals: Hibernation

10 images of some animals such as bears, bats, turtles and lemurs that spend the cold weather in a dormant state
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Animals: Hibernation

Chameleon blending in its surroundings

Animals: Adaptation

11 images of some animals such as lizards and Arctic Hares whose appearance has adapted to provide protection in their environments
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Animals: Adaptation

Boreal Forest

Plants: Biomes

9 images of plants in some large naturally occuring habitats called biomes such as tundra, grasslands and boreal forests
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Plants: Biomes

Red Onion, Parsnips, Lettuce

Vegetables

14 images of some plants such as carrots, cabbage and leeks whose roots, stems or leaves are used for food
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Vegetables

Fennel Seeds

Plants: Seeds

6 images of some seeds which are the fertilized part of a plant used for germinating new plants such as fennel, kiwis and pumpkins
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Plants: Seeds

Green tree frog

Amphibians

12 images of some cold-blooded animals such as frogs and newts classified as amphibians that can live in the water or on land
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Amphibians

Leaves Covered In Frost

Leaves: In Winter

10 images of leaves in various winter conditions such as being covered in frost, snow and ice
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Leaves: In Winter

Head of an Elk

Mammals: Herbivores

15 images of some warm-blooded vertebrate animals such as cows, deer and giraffes that eat plant vegetation
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Mammals: Herbivores

Iris

Flowers: Irregular Shape

3 images of some asymmetrical flowerheads such as an iris and an Orchis Sima or Monkey Orchid
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Flowers: Irregular Shape

Water Lily

Flowers: Cup Shape

8 images of some flowerheads such as roses and water lilies whose outer petals are longer than the petals in the centre of the flower
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Flowers: Cup Shape

Blue Jay

Birds: Songbirds

10 images of some birds such as finches, chickadees and cardinals that produce sounds and calls in a musical way
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Birds: Songbirds

Rooster

Birds: Landfowl

4 images of some birds that are heavy-bodied and ground feeders such as turkeys, pheasants and peacocks
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Birds: Landfowl

African Penguins

Birds: Flightless

4 images of some birds such as emus and penguins that have less developed or small wings and have evolved over time not to be able to fly
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Birds: Flightless