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Someone Found This High School Kid's Science Meme Page And It's Next Level

New Zealand's tectonic plate situation features heavily.

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Lachlan (whose surname has been withheld) just finished his Higher School Certificate, the final set of exams for some Australian students. In the final years of his time at school, the Port Macquarie student decided to start a meme page on Facebook based on the things he was learning in his senior science class.

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The page had moderate success among his peers, and some teachers at Lachlan's school printed out examples to display in their staff room. "They quite enjoy them," Lachlan told BuzzFeed News.

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Last weekend someone on Twitter stumbled upon Lachlan's meme page. The resulting tweet went super viral, amassing thousands of retweets. "I have noticed some of the older memes getting attention lately," he said.

I don’t want to alarm anyone, but last night I found the meme page that Australian/NZ teens made for their high sch… https://t.co/Dk2O2eDP9s

People were big fans of the memes:

@yayitsrob Rob stop making me feel okay about the internet

@yayitsrob So, so proud of my country right now *sniffs*

CORRECTION

Lachlan's memes are based on Australia's Earth and environmental science class. A previous version of this story misstated the name of the school subject.

Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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