Biological Sciences – The Body, Living Things
Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Atoms
Physical Sciences – Forces, Energy
Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering.
Concepts (South Australia):
Biological Sciences – Form and Function
Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter
Physical Sciences – Forces and Motion, Energy
Years: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
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
Corals can’t adjust to acidic oceans – Australia’s Science Channel
Scientists closing in on deadly frog fungus – Australia’s Science Channel
Using nets and turtle eggs to take maths outside the classroom – Australia’s Science Channel
Can you know too much about yourself? | Cosmos
For Antarctic food webs, penguin poo is the gift that keeps | Cosmos
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Researchers say that robots need to know the reason why they are doing a job if they are to effectively and safely work alongside people in the near future.
This thought-provoking article highlights some of the issues of future STEM technology that are starting to arise. It could be an excellent discussion-starter to students in years 4 and above to get them thinking about the challenges of technology in the future and the ethical implication involved.
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