As if space wasn’t dangerous enough, bacteria become nastier in microgravity

Research from space flight missions has found that bacteria seem to become more resistant to antibiotics and mutate quicker in space. This interesting article is suited to year 7-10 students across all sciences to demonstrate how the sciences can intertwine … Continued

Q&A: Eye and AI on the sky

Thoughts on what technology does to astronomy. For students who want to find out about what’s going on in astronomy right now, what questions are being asked and which are being answered. This article could be used to inspire year … Continued

Cosmic bursts find all that missing matter

Mysterious explosions emitting radio waves in space help solve a longstanding mystery. This resource is suited to students in years 8, 9, and 10 studying Earth and Space, Chemical and Physical sciences. It discusses Australia’s contribution to the detection of … Continued

Why astronomy matters in times of crisis

It’s about international bonds and inspiration, not just technology. This article focusses on Australian astronomy being carried out right now, and the importance of continuing this work through the pandemic. Use it to demonstrate some history of astronomy and the … Continued

In Class With… Neil deGrasse Tyson

Get access to the biggest STEM names and brightest minds with our In Class With... series. Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, The Body Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Big Bang Theory, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - … Continued