As if space wasn’t dangerous enough, bacteria become nastier in microgravity

Research from space flight missions has found that bacteria seem to become more resistant to antibiotics and mutate quicker in space. This interesting article is suited to year 7-10 students across all sciences to demonstrate how the sciences can intertwine … Continued

Q&A: Eye and AI on the sky

Thoughts on what technology does to astronomy. For students who want to find out about what’s going on in astronomy right now, what questions are being asked and which are being answered. This article could be used to inspire year … Continued

Plug it into the wall

Chemists create ‘smart bricks’ for energy storage. This short article is suitable for year 8 and 10 chemistry and physics students. It demonstrates the importance of an understanding of energy storage and chemical properties in the development of technologies that … Continued

Best of: Robotics

Our best of series, published regularly, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Robotics for year 7, 8, 9, 11, and 12 STEM students. Although robotics is not covered in one discrete science understanding … Continued