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Why do party balloons rise in air? How high can they go? When do they drift to the ground?
How much water do plants lose? Do they lose it only as water vapour? Can they regulate water-loss?
Which chemical bonds are stronger — covalent or ionic? How can we tell?
Can we grow a dense forest of native species in congested urban spaces or degraded land? How long would this take?
Who were the first people to measure the size of the earth? How did they do it?
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When the life-altering COVID-19 first struck, teachers and students alike had to re-organise themselves; teachers in their pedagogical methodologies, students in their learning capabilities. Overnight, everyone went digital – smartphones, computers and TV screens became the printed page and everyone learned as they went along.
This issue of the Learning Curve is devoted to the questions everyone had to face during the period of school closures: what can we do to mitigate the difficulties of adjustment that primary school children will undoubtedly face on their return to school? The most heartening aspect of the articles in the issue is the tremendous resilience and innovativeness displayed by everyone concerned in adapting to school closures.