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

Teachers – proof you are doing it right!

To maximise learning, find the sweet spot A confidence boosting read for all teachers - this study proves you’re doing it right by stretching students just a little bit to keep their learning in the sweet spot. Proof that teachers … Continued

Tutorial: Jane Goodall on the Environment

We are becoming ever more aware of how our actions impact upon our planet  – be that with regards to global climate change, or the extinction of the smallest species from one tiny corner of Earth. Zoology legend Jane Goodall … Continued

Columbia: NASA blew it

Word Count / Video Length: 379 / 10:00 mins NASA’s return to space after the Columbia disaster was “ugly” and fraught with internal arguments and mistrust, says Charles Camarda – a NASA astronaut who flew on the mission. This gripping … Continued

Avoiding the trap of perfectionism when studying

The article below could be used to help students who are letting their strive for perfectionism get in the way of their studies. The strategies discussed would be useful all throughout students’ learning and should help to promote self-lead learning … Continued