Arctic Sea Ice - Left Handedness

Polar explorer Pen Hadow is teaming up with scientists to lead an expedition to survey the Arctic ice cap. He will be measuring its thickness, to find out more about the speed it’s melting and further our understanding of its impact on climate change. Pen and his fellow team member Dr Jaoa Rodriquez from Cambridge University will join Quentin to explain more about the extraordinary world of moving ice.

Fact: There are 3 times more left handed people in the UK today than in Victorian times. Why?

What causes some people to be left and others to be right handed? And why does where you live affect the answer? Professor Chris McManus and Dr Alan Beaton will be telling Quentin more.

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