How to build an igloo: a step-by-step guide

Get out in the wild, and build yourself a really cool place to stay.

Where to see dinosaur footsteps and hunt for fossils in the UK

Do you know your ammonites from your ichthyosaurs? This winter, head out to these four fossil-rich stretches of the UK coastline for palaeontology tours, bracing beach walks and quirky museums.
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From fossils to black holes: these videos unlock the universe!

Immerse yourself in videos designed to inspire and inform – perfect for learning something new about the world, and everything in it. 

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Explore the World's Largest Underwater Cave

The world's longest underwater is located near the city of Tulum, on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula. The discovery connected two previously known flooded caves into one 215-mile-long stretch. The cave holds an important large fresh water reserve that supports great biodiversity. Hundreds of archaeological sites exist in the cave, including evidence of America's first settlers, Mayan culture, and extinct animals.



Baby Bison Takes on Wolf and Wins

After being swept away from his herd while crossing the Lamar River, a bison calf defies all odds in order to survive. Footage taken from the show America's National Parks.

Watch a cuttlefish launch a hypnosis attack

A cuttlefish can use its nervous system to change colour at will. Not only can the cuttlefish blend in by shifting its hue, it can hypnotise prey... before snatching it with two deadly tentacles. Images from the show "World's Deadliest".

This Spider That That Thinks Its a Gymnast

This cartwheeling spider gymnastics are triggered when the spider feels threatened.