Biological Sciences – The Body, Lifecycles
Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Solids/Liquids/Gases
Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System, Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, Big Bang Theory, The Changing Earth
Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy
Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.
Years: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
The internet of thoughts is coming | Cosmos
Space tourism – a launch Australia can’t afford to miss – Australia’s Science Channel
The little-known native foods about to change the world – Australia’s Science Channel
From 3D printing to bioplastic, seaweed just keeps on giving – Australia’s Science Channel
How to argue better about the environment (or anything else) – Australia’s Science Channel
Inspiring students with STEM – Australia’s Science Channel
Shhh! Don’t wake the microbes – they could create carbon bombs – Australia’s Science Channel
Earth 2.0: same same, but better | Cosmos
ET ‘habitable zone’ much smaller than previously thought | Cosmos
Mathematics of scale: big, small and everything in between | Cosmos
Chernobyl is now a hugely important wildlife refuge | Cosmos
For Antarctic food webs, penguin poo is the gift that keeps | Cosmos
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Australia’s first Women in STEM Ambassador discusses the future of astrophysics, the importance of science communication and what it takes to boost STEM diversity. Use this article as personal professional reading or with students to challenge them about their unconscious bias.
If this is something you would like to challenge in your classroom, have a go at some of the activities in STEM Pack 1: Unconscious Bias.
Find out more about Astronomer Lisa Harvey-Smith in this 2:27 min video.
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