D.I.Y. Science – Air Pressure

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. Play a trick on … Continued

New transistor shows promise for wearable tech

Washable and bendy, the component marks a watershed in a highly competitive area. This article shows an application of future technology that has been made possible thanks to STEM knowledge. This activity would be suitable for Chemical, Physical and Earth … Continued

Soap bubbles form natural snow-domes

Temperature governs crystal formation and movement in freezing suds. This short article would work well alongside Chemical and Physical sciences for years 8, 9, and 10, as well as Senior Secondary Sciences. An interactive activity and suggested class experiment are … Continued

Seven unexpected uses for natural gas fuel

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Atoms, Solids/Liquids/Gases Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter, Change of Matter Earth … Continued

Ice, ice, maybe: water physics thrown into doubt

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Atoms, Solids/Liquids/Gases, Particle Models Earth and Space Sciences - Rocks, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter, Change of Matter Earth and Space Sciences … Continued

Mathematics of scale: big, small and everything in between

Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells, The Body Chemical Sciences - Atoms, Particle Models Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Rocks, Plate Tectonics, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological … Continued

‘Micro-submarines’ could zoom through the body to deliver medicine

Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells, The Body, Living Things Chemical Sciences - Mixtures and Separations, Solids/ Liquids/ Gases, Particle Models Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Chemical Sciences … Continued

Pluto has an insulated underground ocean

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Solids/ Liquids/ Gases Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter, Change of Matter Earth and Space … Continued