In Class With…Brian Cox 2014


Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Genetics

Chemical Sciences – Mixtures and Separations; Atoms; Solids/Liquids/Gases; Particle Models

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System; Big Bang Theory

Physical Sciences – Forces

Additional: Careers; Maths; Technology; Engineering

Concepts (South Australia):
Biological Sciences – Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – Earth in Space

Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion

Years: 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10

Video length: 42:07m

This fascinating In Class With…session with Professor Brian Cox from 2014 touches on many interesting topics as Brian answers what students wanted to know with their own submitted questions. Aligns directly with the curriculum on the following points, but is an interesting watch for any year, as it covers diverse topics such as life on other planets, space elevators, and how Brian’s own Science journey began when he was a student in school.

Key themes:

Maths as a universal language

Earth and Space: Year 5 ACSSU078 Year 7 ACSSU115 Year 10 ACSSU188

Physics: Year 7 Gravity ACSSU117 Year 9 ACSSU182 Year 10 ACSSU229

Biology – Year 10 Evolution ACSSU185

Chemistry – Year 4 ACSSU074 Year 5 ACSSU077 Year 7 ACSSU113 Year 8 ACSSU151 & ACSSU152


RiAus ‘In Class With…’ events give all Australian Students access to a range of scientists, allowing them to have their burning questions answered by specialists in the various Scientific fields.

This was the 1st of a series of In Class With events with Brian Cox.


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