What the Wuhan coronavirus does to make people severely ill

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As Wuhan coronavirus cases increase, we’re finding out just how it causes illness. This explainer article helps students understand how respiratory disease illnesses work and the various reasons people succumb to them. Suitable for years 8 and 11/12 studying Biological … Continued

As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak reaches Australia, here’s what we know

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This is what we do and don’t know about the Wuhan coronavirus spreading around the world. A fact based approach to information about the current pandemic, suitable to support delivery of the Year 8, 9 and Senior Secondary National Curriculum … Continued

Dr Karl – What causes Hiccups?

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With an answer that ranges from your favourite organ to drinking your own pee, Dr Karl tackles the question “What causes hiccups?” They’re the annoying spasm that seems to always happen at the worst moment. But have you ever wondered … Continued

Scientists discover why mantis shrimps’ brains don’t explode

Mantis shrimp eyes collect a staggering amount of information, feeding into a tiny brain – leaving scientists wondering how they process it all. A short explainer video makes this an accessible resource for years 5 through 10 thinking about specific … Continued

Sean Geoghegan – Meet a Medical Physicist

Sean uses physics and radiation to help treat cancer. Can used alongside Biological Sciences Curriculum for year 9 or Physical Sciences for year 10 as well as Work Studies Curriculum. Video Length: 10:59m Sean Geoghegan – Meet a Medical Physicist … Continued