School Reporters make a splash covering science!

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Science is everywhere. Whether you see the planets through a telescope, dabble with test tubes in a white coat or look at a leaf under a microscope.

It's a happy hunting ground for reporters with a keen eye and a passion for this amazing subject. And you can easily be one of them. There are millions of science stories under our noses and reporting on them can be great fun and will help you understand and appreciate our beautiful planet. You'll also be able to impress your friends with loads of fabulous facts.

Science was the talk of the town when School Report met one of the world's leading theoretical physicists. Lisa Randall, from Harvard University in America, was in London to discuss the origins of the universe and the reality of multiple dimensions, amongst many other things!

Young people from around the world quizzed her on all of it on 13 December, and it was streamed live on the School Report website.

If you want to report on science stories, the BBC's science correspondent Pallab Ghosh has shared his top tips for science reporting to help you get started.

You can also check out how students from across the UK have covered stories about science, on TV, radio and online.

Are you fascinated by the night sky? Students from Holyrood School in Glasgow got inspired at a BBC Stargazing Live event at the Botanic Gardens in the city.

Does travelling through the stars for your summer holidays float your boat? St Aidan's School near Blackpool took a look at this fascinating subject in this video.

School Reporters from Blackpool investigate space travel

Scientist professor Brian Cox recently met School Reporters from Stockley Academy in London to talk about exploring the universe and how pupils should be dreaming about building cars for Mars or designing special effects for films like Lord of the Rings.

Cox was a special guest at the Big Bang Fair and you can check out photos of the event here.

And if you prefer your feet to be on the ground, but don't mind the cold, then check out below this icy report into the science of speed skating.

Competitors are able to reach speeds in excess of 30mph while somehow negotiating fierce bends on the ice.

School Reporters from Sheffield Springs Academy research speed skaters striving for a scientific edge

Students from Sheffield Springs Academy investigated how science is helping speed skaters improve their performance.

If you prefer your four wheels over rockets, then how about a Bloodhound Super Sonic Car?

See how our young newshounds from Bradford coped on a simulated test drive, experiencing what it might feel like to break the World Land Speed Record.

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