A gavel is a small wooden hammer that is used by judges to make a loud noise to bring a court to attention. Gavels are sometimes used by other official public speakers for the same reason.
Gravel is small stones, usually used for a decorative landscaping mulch or as an aggregate in building materials like concrete.
The larval stage of a creature's development is its earliest stage. Many insects have a larval stage, and the larvae can look very different to the adult of the same insect.
A novel is a type of book that has a fairly long story in it, that can take hours or days to read. Novels usually contain made-up stories or true stories that have been written to be more interesting. People generally read novels for enjoyment.
An oval is like a circle that is not perfectly round. Ovals have one long, curved edge but are not the same size in all directions. Their width and height are different. The stone in the middle of the ring in this picture is a blue oval.
Scientific name: leptailurus serval
A serval is a medium sized cat closely related to the caracal. Servals are from Africa, and have relatively the longest legs of any cat. They have a fairly short tail. Servals are spotted and look similar in some ways to cheetahs. Cheetahs are thought to have descended from an ancient serval.
A shovel is used to move loose but heavy things like gravel, dirt, snow or coal. It has a fairly wide, flat metal scoop at one end and a wooden handle at the other. A shovel is very similar to a spade.
A spirit level, or bubble level is a tool that is used to tell if something is horizontal or vertical. Spirit levels have one or more small tubes filled with liquid in them, with a bubble of air in the liquid. When the bubble is in the centre of the liquid, the spirit level is straight.
Scientific name: Sarcophilus harrisii
The Tasmanian devil is a marsupial that lives in Tasmania. Marsupials are animals that keep their babies in a pouch. Tasmanian devils eat other animals, and are very ferocious hunters. They are about the size of a small dog, but have a heavier build.
You travel when you move from one place to another. You can travel in any way, by walking, riding a bike or by driving a car like you see in the picture.