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Pi can stimulate Computer Science lessons in schools

Mar 01, 2012 Comments Off on Pi can stimulate Computer Science lessons in schools by

The Raspberry Pi Foundation from Cambridgeshire has launched it’s innovative device the Pi. The Pi can be used by children/parents to learn about Computer Science/Engineering . The Pi is not ground breaking technology but it’s potential is in the design and size. The Pi is basically a green circuit board about the size of a […]

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Wind as a power source

Nov 03, 2011 Comments Off on Wind as a power source

Wind is the fastest growing energy source worldwide. An average wind speed of 14 miles per hour is needed to convert wind energy into electricity. There is evidence that wind energy was used to propel boats along the Nile as early as 5000BC. The earliest known windmills were in Persia (Iran) and looked like large […]

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Sun facts

Nov 01, 2011 Comments Off on Sun facts

The Sun is essential to all human and plant life on Earth. The sun’s rays travel through space and reach Earth in 8 minutes. The Sun is the centre of our solar system. All 8 planets rotate around the Sun. The sun is a giant, fiery ball of helium and hydrogen gas. Enough sunlight falls […]

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Sand and its qualities

Nov 01, 2011 Comments Off on Sand and its qualities

Silicon from just one ton of sand, used in photovoltaic cells, could produce as much electricity as burning 500,000 tons of coal. Sandy soils are excellent for growing watermelons, peaches and peanuts. The typical peanut butter and jelly sandwich eaten on the beach contains over 7,000 grains of sand. About ten percent of Bermuda’s beach […]

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The best hosting plan

Sep 09, 2011 Comments Off on The best hosting plan

Which is the best hosting company? This is a question we get asked incessantly! To provide any sort of rational answer we have to explore some myths. Contrary to popular belief there is no such thing as ‘the best hosting plan’. Not all hosting companies are equal, consequently it’s very hard to compare them. At […]

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