The research, published in the prestigious journal, The American Naturalist, uses a new approach to investigate how animals across (inter-specific) and within (intra-specific) species change in size along temperature gradients, shedding light on a 150-year-old evolutionary puzzle. Bergmann’s rule — the tendency for warm-blooded animal body size to increase in colder environments — has long […]

February 4, 2018 gowtham

Key Stage 3 Geography Enrichment

There has been an after school buzz this term in the Geography enrichment program with lots going on! Year 7 were looking at whether we should continue to fund training for winter sports such as those in the Winter Olympics, Year 8 were in the final stage of their ‘Sustainable Waingels’ project, presenting their findings […]

January 19, 2018 gowtham

Geography facts that will blow your mind

The world is a mind-boggling place. With so many places to visit and things to discover, it’s no wonder that the world always has a way to surprise you just with simple, scientific facts. Turns out, our little, blue planet is actually more like a big, thick encyclopedia of knowledge just waiting to be discovered. […]

January 8, 2018 gowtham