Curious Kids: why do spiders need so many eyes but we only need two?

Author: Samantha Nixon, Andrew Walker
Date: 24th of June, 2019
Humans have two eyes that face forward. Our eyes are very good at seeing colours and shapes. Having two big eyes in the front of our head means they can work together to guess how far away something is (we call this “judging distance”). That makes it easier for us to catch another animal so we c...

Energy

Where does our energy come from? Our way of life depends on energy from burning fossil fuels. Most energy comes from burning coal in power stations that create electricity to power industry, homes and schools. Petrol and oil used to power cars, trucks andplanes is another big one. We dig coal from ...