New clues to the Milky Way’s age

By studying star-quake vibrations, scientists have a new estimate for the age of the Milky Way’s ‘thick disc’. This short easy to read article has obvious links to year 5, 7 and 10 Earth and Space Sciences curriculum, with a … Continued

NYSF 2020 National Science Teachers Summer School Registrations are now open!

The National Science Teacher’s Summer School (NSTSS) is a five-day professional development program for experienced and new secondary Science Teachers and Lab Technicians from across Australia.   NYSF 2020 National Science Teachers Summer School Registrations are now open! The National … Continued

Did scientists just detect a black hole eating a neutron star?

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Big Bang Theory Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering. Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter, Change of Matter … Continued

Australian astrophysicists detect ancient star-crash

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - Big Bang Theory Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion, Energy Years: 7, 8, … Continued

Cheaper, more efficient solar technology a step closer

Topics: Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Physical Sciences - Energy Years: 6, 10 Cheaper, more efficient solar technology a step closer Word Count: 410 Australian researchers have boosted the efficiency of solar cells by … Continued

Astronomers witnesses first moments of a star’s death in finest detail

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 10 Astronomers witnesses first moments of a star’s death in finest detail Word Count: 507 … Continued

‘Ghost imaging’ could lead to safer and cheaper 3D X-rays

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body Chemical Sciences - Atoms; Particle Models Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Physical Sciences - Energy   … Continued

Beetles & Ecosystems

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Years: 7, 8, 10 Let’s talk about sex. Beetle sex. A fascinating piece on how Dr Megan Head from the ANU Research School of … Continued

How to get animal life on Earth

Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 1:28m … Continued