Fact fiction

17th August 2007 at 01:00
"Electric eels can give you a shock. They live in caves under the sea where they plug themselves into chargers."

A seven-year-old gets to grips with a project on marine life.

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The percentage increase in pupils gaining five or more A*-C grades at GCSEGNVQ in Wales between 1999 and 2006. Source: Welsh Assembly Government

"That's easy. They're just looking for woolly balls."

A 14-year-old pupil explains how sheep recognise each other.

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The percentage increase in pupils gaining five or more A*-C grades at GCSEGNVQ in England between 1999 and 2006. Source: Department for Children, Families and Schools

"So, how much would you give me for a screw?"

Using a DIY shop to explain ratios to Year 10.

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