Trekking alone across Antarctica taught me something about isolation

One of the world’s greatest living explorers, Tim Jarvis, is used to pushing himself to the extreme. So he’s worth listening to when he talks about dealing with isolation. Following the advice from Tim Jarvis, try the attached student activity … Continued

A letter to year 12 students from an environmental engineering guru

Ellen Moon Ellen Moon is a lecturer in environmental engineering at Deakin University. Her research focuses on developing sustainable remediation strategies for land and water contaminated with heavy metals. Ellen Moon from Deakin University talks about making decisions, and how … Continued

A letter to year 12 students from Australia’s science teacher of the year

Samantha Moyle Dr Samantha Moyle is a Science and Technology Teacher at Brighton Secondary School in South Australia. In 2019 she took out the Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching (Secondary) at The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science. PM’s Prize … Continued

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

On Tuesday 11th February 2020, the world celebrates the amazing contribution that women and girls have had to science. Watch, read and listen, and get to know the amazing Women in STEM that we have featured throughout the year. They’ve … Continued

A letter to year 12 students from Australia’s favourite astrophysicist*

Alan Duffy Associate Professor Alan Duffy is an astronomer and physicist at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. He's also lead scientist for Australia's Science Channel. You can find him on Twitter @astroduff. Astrophysicist and TV star Alan Duffy talks about … Continued

Avoiding the trap of perfectionism when studying

The article below could be used to help students who are letting their strive for perfectionism get in the way of their studies. The strategies discussed would be useful all throughout students’ learning and should help to promote self-lead learning … Continued