What causes the oily film on black tea?

Researchers take a closer look at the physics and chemist-tea. Learn about the compound responsible for the oily film on your tea in this resource for Year 8 Chemistry students. Word Count: 399 The oily film that sometimes forms on … Continued

Getting Personal With Skinks

Researchers from Macquarie University in Sydney are delving into the private lives of skinks to understand why animals bond together. Find out how researchers are learning about social groups in animals, particularly skinks, in this resource for Biology students in … Continued

A science poet’s guide to the galaxy

Photons, physics and the power of performance: science poet, Rachel Rayner tells us how to communicate complex concepts. Learn about the importance of science communication, and how it can be used to translate complex physics concepts in this resource. Find … Continued

Searching for the dawn of animal life

The new national park preserving Earth’s earliest life. This video resource is best suited to Year 8 Earth and Space students learning about fossils on Earth and how, right here in Australia, they can be used to learn about the … Continued

STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Architect

Kate Douglas is a senior architect for Outlines Landscape Architecture in Melbourne. Her experience has been in design-focused architectural practices where the detail is as important as the spirit behind the very first concept. She is particularly interested in public … Continued