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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_single_image image="4517" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1513120326032{padding-top: 25px !important;padding-bottom: 30px !important;}" link="https://education.australiascience.tv/tools-for-teachers/"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] STEM Pack 2 - Bringing Military Science to Life Science; Engineering; Ethics [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Years:  Year 7; Year 8;...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; Genetics Additional: Careers; Maths [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text]Curriculum Concepts: Biological Sciences – Diversity & Evolution[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text]Years: Year 8; Year 10[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text]Content: Video length: 7:11m This video explains how vital Maths is to Scientific...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems; Physical Sciences – Environment; Additional  - Careers; Economy [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Years: Year 7; Year 8; Year 9 [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Genetic technology is ‘changing the way we do medicine’ Changing the colour of fishing nets could...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Topics: Earth & Space Sciences – Renewable Energy; Climate change ; Physical Sciences – Energy Additional – Careers, Engineering [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Years: Year 6; Year 7; Year 9; Year 10 [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text]Content: Video length: 2:10m Archana Sathivelu works as a Systems...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; The Body; Genetics Chemical Sciences – Radiation & Nuclear; Additional  - Careers; Nanotechnology[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text]Years: Year 8; Year 9; Year 10[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Genetic technology is ‘changing the way we do medicine’ Genetic technology is...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Topics: Biological Sciences – The Body; Chemical Sciences – Radiation & Nuclear Additional  - Careers [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Years: Year 9 [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Smartphone addiction literally changes teenagers’ brains Smartphone addiction literally changes teenagers’ brains The challenger to WRESAT’s crown [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Word count: 315 Researchers...

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[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Topics: Earth & Space Sciences – Solar System Additional  - Careers; Communications [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] Years: Year 5; Year 7; Year 10 [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000"][vc_column_text] The challenger to WRESAT’s crown The challenger to WRESAT’s crown [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Word count: 1515 WRESAT may have been Australia’s first...

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