Using a pocket rocket to explore distant planets

Researchers have adapted a miniature rocket, called the Pocket Rocket, to replicate the conditions of distant planets’ atmospheres. This article could be used with students in years 8, 9, and 10 who are studying Physical, Chemical or Earth and Space … Continued

Your backyard could help reduce global warming

Gardens cool urban temperatures by six degrees, study finds. Inspire students to help slow global warming from home with this article suitable for Biological, Earth and Space and Physical science students in year 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. … Continued

There’s plenty of room, but no atmosphere

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Big Bang Theory Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - … Continued

Shhh! Don’t wake the microbes – they could create carbon bombs

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, Rocks, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Chemical … Continued

Earth 2.0: same same, but better

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles, Living Things Chemical Sciences - Mixtures and Separations, Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Big Bang Theory, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering. Concepts (South … Continued