Scientists discover why mantis shrimps’ brains don’t explode

Mantis shrimp eyes collect a staggering amount of information, feeding into a tiny brain – leaving scientists wondering how they process it all. A short explainer video makes this an accessible resource for years 5 through 10 thinking about specific … Continued

NSW Coroner’s pill testing report agrees with research, common sense

The NSW Deputy Coroner has recommended a pill testing trial, the decriminalisation of personal drug use and no sniffer dogs at music festivals. This highly topical article looks at pill testing and why it is a good idea, with easy … Continued

SCINEMA 2020 returns with new SCINEMA junior filmmaker award

SCINEMA International Science Film Festival, the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, is back for 2020 and we want your students to submit their films! Years: R, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, … Continued

NYSF 2020 National Science Teachers Summer School Registrations are now open!

The National Science Teacher’s Summer School (NSTSS) is a five-day professional development program for experienced and new secondary Science Teachers and Lab Technicians from across Australia.   NYSF 2020 National Science Teachers Summer School Registrations are now open! The National … Continued

Sean Geoghegan – Meet a Medical Physicist

Sean uses physics and radiation to help treat cancer. Can used alongside Biological Sciences Curriculum for year 9 or Physical Sciences for year 10 as well as Work Studies Curriculum. Video Length: 10:59m Sean Geoghegan – Meet a Medical Physicist … Continued

Lizard evolution highlights power of climate change

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 7, 9, 10 Lizard evolution highlights … Continued