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

Tech In Your Clothes and Under Your Skin

You’re probably already pretty comfortable with wearing your technology. But how will you feel about implanting or ingesting it? Learn about how advancements in technology have translated to wearable tech, both on and in the body – combining technology and … Continued

Baby dugongs bounce back

Baby dugongs are back, baby! Use this short article about rising Dugong numbers in Australian waters with Biology students in Years 4, 5, 6 and 7 to show the benefits and impact of conservation. Word count: 240 There has not … Continued

Videogames or homework?

Why not do both? ACMI has 75 game lessons for teachers to try. Find out how to meaningfully use videogames as homework in this resource for teachers looking to update their skills. Word Count: 778 Credit: Shutterstock Despite the growth … Continued

How do radio telescopes work?

Astronomers have different ways of watching the universe, including optical telescopes like Hubble and radio telescopes like the SKA. But how do radio telescopes actually work? This animation shows you how both dish and dipole antennae receive radio waves to … Continued