How to live in space: what we’ve learnt from 20 years of the International Space Station

November 2 marked 20 years since the first residents arrived on the International Space Station. The orbiting habitat has been continuously occupied ever since. This fascinating article describes 20 years of life on the ISS and its importance on society. … Continued

What creates Earth’s magnetic field?

The Earth's core works like a giant bicycle dynamo in reverse. This article is suitable for Year 4 and 6 Physics students learning about magnetism, electrical current or forces. It is also suitable for Year 9 Earth and Space students … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep8: Crafty Hover

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... In this episode The Trash Can Man combines three trashy things to create … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep4: This Sucks!

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... Slurp up some spinny science as the Trash Can Man splashes the Thing … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep2: Who Can?

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... In this episode, the Trash Can Man (and the Thing in the Bin) … Continued

New ‘law’ could inform glacier-flow models

Equation designed to measure movement over soft ground. This article and associated student activity is suited to students in years 4, 6, 7, and 10 studying Physical and Earth and Space Sciences. They focus on the practical application of frictional … Continued