Darwin Day 2020 – new Crossword

7 February, 2020

116 Feb 2020 xword Darwin special

Don’t forget the annual Darwin Day Barbecue in Melbourne on Wednesday February 12: see details below.

Puzzles for February 2020

31 January, 2020

More Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag questions, a Crossword about Roman Mythology and a set of Logic Problems (with solutions) are at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE .

Puzzles from January 2018 to December 2019 have been removed to form Puzzles Archives 8


Archived puzzles:


Surfcoast Skepticamp VIII – latest

27 January, 2020

Skepticamp 2020 February 29

10:30 AM – 4 PM
Aireys Inlet Community Hall
Great Ocean Rd, Aireys Inlet, Victoria

Here are some of the presenters and topics, with more to come:

Richard Saunders: Strange Energies and Even Stranger Devices

Karl Hemphill: Scammers on Line

Aung Ko Oo & Arghavan Shafiei: Ken Harvey’s Whack-a-Mole Project

Dr Scott Power: Climate Change

Tina Hanigan: Shonky TAFE Courses update. Some new kids on the block

Stella Schubert: My Journey from Acupuncturist to Skeptic

It’s free, but register via the Eventbrite link: https://tinyurl.com/SkepticampVIII

Darwin Day 2020

16 January, 2020

ANNUAL BARBECUE (Melbourne area)

Help us celebrate Charles Darwin’s 211th birthday at the annual Barbecue, from 5 pm at the Studley Park Boathouses picnic area. BYO everything.


Celebrate February 12 (Charles Darwin’s Birthday) in your classroom!

charles_darwin_statue_natural_history_museum_londonCharles Darwin Crossword Years 9 to 12

Darwin bio Read and answer

Charles Darwin Wordsearch Years 5 to 8

Charles Darwin Cryptogram Years 7 to 10


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Surfcoast Skepticamp VIII

7 January, 2020

Come and enjoy the glorious location at Aireys Inlet and a variety of speakers at this grassroots event on February 29, 2020. It’s free but please register via the Eventbrite link:  https://tinyurl.com/SkepticampVIII

Puzzles for January 2020

31 December, 2019

The box at left contains eight bonus puzzles: each decodes to a word or a phrase. The answers are HERE

Otherwise, for the month of January 2019 we’ve put the usual Picture Puzzles, Mixed Bag questions, a Crossword about Greek Mythology and a set of Logic Problems with solutions at the top of the PUZZLES PAGE . Enjoy!






Archived puzzles:


Bonus Puzzles

17 December, 2019

To  help you tide over the holiday season, here are two offerings:

Dec 2019 bonus puzzles

This is an 11 page compendium of twenty puzzles of various kinds, with answers supplied.

113 January 2020 xword Skepticon

This is the crossword puzzle designed for the Skepticon 2019 booklet, with one important difference – this one has the correct clues!

It’s based on the names of the presenters and announcers at Skepticon.