Model or Monster?

In a two-room laboratory sequestered in a hunkered-down building in Werribee, Victoria, a small but mighty group of baby frogs, some of the last bastions of their embattled species, are patiently waiting to die… In this article Amalyah Hart takes … Continued

The science of the sausage sizzle

What’s actually in the sausage and bread you buy? And are there scientifically safer ways to cook it? Apply students' knowledge of living things and chemical reactions in this resource (including an experiment) about food science. It is best suited … 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

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