The Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) develops opportunities for secondary students and post-16s from all backgrounds to participate in authentic research in school and make valuable, recognised contributions to the scientific community.
The importance of sea cucumbers
Sea cucumbers, scientifically known as Holothuroidea are essential in helping with pollution in the oceans. However, the population is declining as sea cucumbers are a popular dish in Asia. They are being over-exploited. In a recent study in Australia, a research team...