Brines on Mars not habitable, study says

Brines are common on Mars, but not ‘special’. As the search for life beyond Earth continues, this article could be used with students to discuss what the needs would be for life to exist and how scientists narrow their search. … Continued

Bushfires are threatening our drinking water

Bushfires pose a serious risk to the quality of our drinking water – expert Stuart Khan explains the immediate and long-term effects. Suitable for delivery alongside the Year 7 or 10 Earth and Space Sciences curriculum when studying the water … Continued

Aussie experts respond to report we’re all drinking microplastics

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, The Body Chemical Sciences - Mixtures and Separations, Atoms, Solids/Liquids/Gases, Particle Models Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/non-renewable resources Additional: Careers, Technology. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Chemical Sciences - Properties … Continued