Buy Issue 1 – THE EARTH, MOON, SUN & SPACE

This first issue of the CUBiC Magazine is all about our planet, the Moon, the Sun and other stars, space travel and more

 

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Planetary Wordsearch

About out planet and it’s ability to support life

Basic facts and numbers about the Earth

About global warming

About the Moon – what it is, how big it is and its influence on the Earth

Travelling to the Moon

A Moon based maze

About the Space Race

A code breaking quiz

About the Sun

About stars in general and what happens when they die

A quick note on pulsars and how crazy they are

Space Travel

Sputnik

Make a list of what you’ll need on a trip into space

Interstellar travel, looking at Voyager and what the challenges are for long range human space flight

About exo-planets and the goldilocks zone

About black holes and time travel

The search for extra-terrestrial life – e.g. using radio telescopes

Make a list of things to ask or say to an alien

Bringing you back to Earth word-search

Random thoughts and “Did you know’s?”

Closing things to think about

Buy Issue 10 – STATISTICS

Issue 10 of CUBiC Magazine is all about Statistics

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A quick introduction and a look at the funny side of stats

Which countries in Europe like cats the most?

A stats wordsearch

Sleepy cat & koala stats

Estimating stats at a busy road crossing in downtown Tokyo

Dog stats

True or false – can you figure out which stats are real?

Rita and Heidi talk about stats (their Geography homework)

Ocean stats

People stats – including which countries have the youngest and oldest populations

Book stats – do you know which is the best selling book of all time?

The Bell Curve – including height, speed and shoe size

Sport stats – including football, cricket and baseball

The secret of the stat on the mat – can you figure out this puzzle?

A pack of card stats (not a pack of lies)

Rolling a dice stats

Flower Power – how tall is the average daisy and why?

Quick stats quiz

Find out more…

Last Word – including why it’s useful to be objective

Finally, a bunch of cool questions to think about

Buy Issue 11 – LANGUAGE

Issue 11 of CUBiC Magazine is all about Language

 

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A quick introduction and a look at the non-verbal language

A word & grammar based wordsearch

How language evolved, and a quick look at the language areas of the brain

About how Latin is the root of a lot of European languages

Different languages in the world, and the most spoken – along with a maze

About letters, print, books and newspapers

How different languages use different (and sometimes funny) phrases to mean the same thing

A quick note-pad exercise to write some words & sentences in a foreign language

Rita & Jessica talk about languages

Sign language, including about Washoe the Chimp, and a table of sign-language letters

SHOUT!

Computer languages and inary

How would you communicate if you become lost somewhere they don’t speak English

Non0Latin based languages such as Thai and Japanese

Did you know you can already speak Korean?!

Some motivational quotes about language

RIDDLE: The Tenth Translation of the Tempest

Talking animals

Body language

A translated wordsearch

Thinking in language and pictures

Quick Quiz

Last Word

More things to think about

Buy Issue 12 – COLOUR

Issue 12 of CUBiC Magazine is all about Colour

 

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A quick introduction about colour, rainbows and ripening tomatoes

A splash of colour word-search

Defining colour from a scientific view, as well as from a human perspective

A look at colour dyes and the history of some colours

Observing and explaining the different colours of the planets

A red and blue apple maze

A look at the colour orange including different shades

A look at RGB (Red, Green, Blue) and how that works – e.g. in TV’s and screens

A look at CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black) and how that works in printing

Fun facts about the colour yellow

Bees, honey, pollen and pain!

A look at black, white and grey, and why early photographs and movies were in black & white

Explaining why photosynthesis means most leaves are green

Cool fact about the colour green, including emeralds, glow-worms and camouflaged insects

A look at the blue sky, sea, eyes and birds

Byron and Heidi talk about blue…

Explaining indigo, violet and purple, including looking at purple insects

A gemstone word-search

Looking at wonderfully bright coloured gemstones

A quick colour quiz

Colourful things to think about

A discount offer on the downloadable supplement to Issue 12

Buy Issue 13 – CLIMATE CHANGE

Issue 13 of CUBiC Magazine is all about Climate Change

 

CONTENT INCLUDES

A quick introduction to Climate Change.

A discount offer on the downloadable supplement to Issue 13

Buy Issue 14 – EXERCISE

Issue 14 of CUBIC Magazine is all about Exercise

 

CONTENT INCLUDES

An exercising wordsearch.

Why is it good to exercise?

What happens to your heart, breathing and muscles when you exercise.

A round tennis maze.

Stretching & exercising.

Riding bikes.

Why eating the right food is just as important as exercise.

Martial arts.

Combining exercises.

Team sports & training.

Dear Reader…

How to use your brain and tactics in sports.

Swimming.

All about your feet, and why they’re so complex and important.

Hiking.

Why drinking the right drinks is so important.

Some great sports 7 exercise quotes.

Exercise and being disabled.

Jess & Carlos talk about exercise.

The ball sport wordsearch.

Tug of war tactics.

Exercise and dun at the beach.

And relax…

The exercise quick quiz.

Last word.

Buy Issue 15 – CARS

Issue 15 of CUBiC Magazine is all about CARS

 

CONTENT INCLUDES

The car word-search

A quick history of cars

How does a car work?

How does a petrol engine work?

Cars from the 1950’s & 60’s

Design your own car

Fun facts about cars

The problem with petrol

Electric cars

City cars vs. racing cars

Women in engineering

What does a car mean to you?

Recycling cars and car parts

Traffic

Quotes & favourites

Rachel and Joe talk about cars

The racing car word-search

The Beetle (aka “Coccinelle”)

The car quick quiz

Final thoughts…

Buy Issue 16 – KOREA

Issue 16 of CUBIC Magazine is all about KOREA

 

CONTENT INCLUDES

Where North & South Korea are in the World

A Korean word-search

A quick history of Korea

About Korean traditions

Seoul and the Olympic Games

Temples, mountains and snow

Korean food

Jeju Island and the “Sea Women” of Jeju

Essential Korean vocab

The Korean War

K-Pop, dramas and movies

Fun facts about Korea

Kim and Byron talk about Korea

Korean proverbs and sayings

The North and South Korean flags

A quick quiz about what we’ve learnt

Final thoughts…

Buy Issue 17 – SENSES

Issue 17 of CUBIC Magazine is all about the SENSES

 

CONTENT INCLUDES

A quick introduction to the five senses

A smelly wordsearch

All about sight

Eagle eyes

All about sound and looking after your ears

Fun facts about sound

All about smell

Why and how dogs have sensitive noses (one each that is)

Why rubbish smells

All about taste

Different parts of the tongue and how it works

Yeuchy tastes

All about touch

Can you feel a butterfly in your hands?

Denise & Mark talk about sound

The listening wordsearch

Triple Trouble – Chapter 1 – The Smelly Treasure (a specially commissioned story only to be found in CUBIC Magazine)

Quick Quiz

Back Cover – an eyesight test

 

Buy Issue 18 – INSECTS

Issue 18 of CUBIC Magazine is all about INSECTS

 

CONTENT INCLUDES

A quick introduction to insects

The insect word-search

Winged insects

The giant silk moth

Hornets

A tap-tap-tap morse code puzzle

A bee maze

Butterflies

Fun facts about insects

The Milkweed Locust

The Winged Carpenter Ant

Design your own insect

Wingless insects

Spiders! (yes we know they’re not insects)

Beetles (including the blue jewellery beetle)

The Ant wordsearch

Ian and Rita talk about bugs

Triple Trouble – Chapter Two: The Bug Rescue Mission

Quotes & jokes

The insect quick quiz

And Finally – about insects as a source of protein 

   

Buy Issue 19 – WATER

Issue 19 of CUBIC Magazine is all about WATER

 

CONTENT INCLUDES

How to fill a swimming pool

The Water Wordsearch

What does H2O mean?

Water as a solid, liquid and gas

Icebergs

The water cycle

How does a rainbow work?

Fun facts about rivers

Salt water vs. Fresh water

Design Time

A Submarine Maze

Steam Engines

An Aesop Fable about Water 

Extra-Terrestrial Water

The Underwater Wordsearch

Chloe & Kim Talk about Water

Drink Water!

Chapter Three of Tripe Trouble: A Day at the Beach

Some quotes about Water

The Water Quick Quiz

And Finally…

Buy Issue 2 – BALL SPORTS

This second issue of the magazine is all about ball sports from ping-pong to basketball

   

CONTENT INCLUDES

Ball-sports Wordsearch

About out tennis, including some cools stats

Ping-pong

Football, including a maze and feature on Pele

About mental health in sports and who to reach out to if you think you need help

A baseball song

Some great motivational sayings from some great sports players and coaches

Golf, how to play and about the top women in the sport

What’s that sport?

Cricket Word Search

Some “what if’s” and a few things to think about

Buy Issue 20 – HOSPITAL

Issue 20 of CUBIC Magazine is all about HOSPITALS

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Hospitals are for scientists as well as doctors and nurses

The Hospital Wordsearch

Becoming ill, and what a virus is

Ambulances and Paramedics

Accident & Emergency (A&E)

Florence Nightingale

A home medical kit

Who works in a hospital – a look at a number of different roles

Fun facts about hospitals

Medicine

A broken leg, and how to plan if you’re in hospital for a few days

Operations

X-Rays

The Medicine Wordsearch

Kim and Heidi talk about a broken leg

Visiting time

Triple Trouble Chapter Four – A Visit to A&W (fiction)

Fun jokes and quotes

And Finally…

Buy Issue 21 – CRYSTALS

Issue 21 of CUBIC Magazine is all about CRYSTALS

CONTENT INCLUDES

The Crystal Wordsearch

What are Crystals?

Diamonds

Sapphire

Salt

Quartz and Watches

A Crystal Maze

Crystal Geometry

About a Gemologist

Emeralds

A Box of Crystals

Let’s go Mining for Crystals

The Placebo Effect

Heidi and Carlos Talk About Crystals

A Crystal Radio

Chapter Three of Tripe Trouble: The Secret Crystal

A Quick Crystal Quiz

And Finally…

Buy Issue 3 – CATS & DOGS

This third issue of the magazine is all about cats and dogs

         

CONTENT INCLUDES

Cats & Dogs word-search

Which English scientist invented the cat-flap?

A history of cats and people

All about cats’ ears, eyes, jaws and whiskers

Cat & mouse maze

William Blake’s “Tyger, Tyger” poem

A fable about the cat and the fox

A fable about a rather silly dog

All about dog diversity and guide dogs

Wild cats & dogs

A dog and his stick maze

All about vets

About pedigree cats & dogs

Who’s a good boy then – wordsearch

Random thoughts and a final list of things to think about

Buy Issue 4 – AUSTRALIA

This issue of CUBiC Magazine is all about Australia  

   

CONTENT INCLUDES

Australian city word-search

A quick history of Australia

All about kangaroos

About dingoes, Possums and Kookaburras

Kookaburra maze

The Parkes Dish and how it broadcast the Moon landing in 1969

Make a list of things you need for camping in the Aussie Bush

The Great Barrier Reef – what it is and why it’s in danger

About Uluru

About Aboriginal Dream-Time

A boomerang maze

All about Taronga Zoo in Sydney and all the great work they’re doing to support species

All about the Ghan Railway

Beach-pools

Snowing in Australia

All about the Sydney Opera House and who designed it

Design your own Opera House!

Australians are mad about sports!

Dangerous insects and snakes in Australia

Aboriginal word-search

Random thoughts and a final list of things to think about