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A great Big Question will get your SOLE off to a flying start, but deciding what to ask is the hardest part! Children love questions with no easy answer.


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Flu vaccine - Posted by Mike Lyons


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  Location: Japan



What is the recipe for the flu vaccine, and how does it work?

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What is the recipe for the flu vaccine, and how does it work?

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flu | Human Body | Medicine | vaccine

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Teeth - Posted by Mike Lyons


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  Location: Japan



Why do humans grow only two sets of teeth?

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Why do humans grow only two sets of teeth?

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Biology | Human Beings | Human Body | Teeth

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The Brain: What is it?


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What is a brain?

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What is a brain?

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Biology | Brains | Human Body | Neurology | Neuroscience

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Blood: How does body know to make new blood?


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How does the body know when to make new blood?

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How does the body know when to make new blood?

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Biology | Blood | Human Body

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Goose Bumps


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Why do we get goose bumps?

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Why do we get goose bumps?

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Muscles: Can we function without them?


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Can we function without muscles?

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Can we function without muscles?

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Anatomy | Biology | Human Body | Muscles

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Eyebrows


  Author - James Stanfield



Why do we have eyebrows?

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Why do we have eyebrows?

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Biology | Evolution | Eyebrows | Eyes | Human Body

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Bones


  Author - James Stanfield



Why do our bones stop growing?

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Why do our bones stop growing?

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Arms and Legs


  Author - James Stanfield



Why do we have two arms and legs?

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Why do we have two arms and legs?

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Heart Beats


  Author - James Stanfield



How does our heart beat?

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How does our heart beat?

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Biology | Heart Beats | Human Beings | Human Body | Human Organs

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Blood: How does it flow?


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How does blood flow through our body?

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How does blood flow through our body?

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Blinking


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Why can’t we control blinking?

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Why can’t we control blinking?

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Biology | Blinking | Eyes | Human Body

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Stone Age Brains and Bodies


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What are some of the health consequences of our Stone Age brains and bodies in a modern world?

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What are some of the health consequences of our Stone Age brains and bodies in a modern world?

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Biology | Brains | Health | Human Body | Humans | Modern World | Stone Age

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Teeth


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Why do we have two sets of teeth – milk and permanent?

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Why do we have two sets of teeth – milk and permanent?

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Biology | Human Body | Science | Teeth

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Fat Inside the Body


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What does overweight look like in the inside of the body?

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What does overweight look like in the inside of the body?

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Biology | Body Fat | Diet | Human Body | Nutrition | Obesity | Physiology

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Human Limbs


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Why do humans have limbs?

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Why do humans have limbs?

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Vision in Colour


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Why does everything we see appear to be in full expanded colour, when really, all we are seeing is the shade white widely explained to shades of black?

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Why does everything we see appear to be in full expanded colour, when really, all we are seeing is the shade white widely explained to shades of black?

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Brains | Colour | Eyes | Human Body | Sight | Vision

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Snot


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Why does the human nose produce snot?

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Why does the human nose produce snot?

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Biology | Human Body | Nose | Snot

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Hair


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Why do we have hair?

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Why do we have hair?

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Water on Earth and in Humans


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Is it more than a numerical co-incidence that 70% of the earth is WATER and as much is the composition of water in the human body.

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Is it more than a numerical co-incidence that 70% of the earth is WATER and as much is the composition of water in the human body.

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Biology | Chemistry | Earth | Evolution | Geology | Human Beings | Human Body | Science | Water

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Single Cells


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How does a single cell grow into a whole human?

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How does a single cell grow into a whole human?

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Biology | Cells | Evolution | Genetics | Human Body

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Stored Emotions


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How are emotions stored in the physical body?

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How are emotions stored in the physical body?

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Emotions | Human Body | Memory

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Being Scarred


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Why does your body becomes stiff when scared?

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Why does your body becomes stiff when scared?

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Brains | Human Behaviour | Human Body | Neuroscience | Science