Coming Up: In Class With… Rob “Krill Whisperer” King

Marine Research Facility Specialist, Rob King aka The Krill Whisperer, is taking on questions from school students around Australia in this exclusive In Class With… event. Submit your students’ questions now to take part. Credit: RS71941_lpr © AAD You might … Continued

What is the most important thing a scientist needs?

What is the most important thing a scientist needs? - Lennox, age 6 Use this article to help students learn about the skills required to be a scientist and explore potential careers in science. This resource is best suited to … Continued

How do fingers snap?

It’s friction – and surprisingly fast motion that allows us to snap our fingers. Use this explainer resource to investigate how we can snap our fingers in this resource for Year 4, 7 and 8 students studying forces and energy … Continued

Flirting with the enemy: fish using sharks to exfoliate

Rubbing against the sharks’ sandpaper-like skin might remove parasites and skin irritants for bold fish. Learn about this dangerous relationship observed between sharks and fish in this resource for Year 3, 4 and 6 Biology students learning about features of … Continued

Baby dugongs bounce back

Baby dugongs are back, baby! Use this short article about rising Dugong numbers in Australian waters with Biology students in Years 4, 5, 6 and 7 to show the benefits and impact of conservation. Word count: 240 There has not … Continued