Chief Scientist: We need to transform our world into a sustainable ‘electric planet’

“Make no mistake, this will be the biggest engineering challenge ever undertaken.” This article is suited to students in years 7-10 studying Chemical, Earth and Space or Physical Sciences. It links the importance of school curriculum knowledge with current and … Continued

The last ice age tells us why we should care about 2°C temperature changes

Perhaps 2°C doesn’t sound like much, but if you look through history, seemingly small temperature changes have had huge effects on the planet and people. Emphasise the importance of an understanding of ecosystem stability and climate change with students in … Continued

In Class With… Neil deGrasse Tyson

Get access to the biggest STEM names and brightest minds with our In Class With... series. The legend of science and screen Neil deGrasse Tyson stopped to tackle questions from school students around Australia in this exclusive In Class With… … Continued

Changemakers turn words into action for gender equity

“Acknowledging, understanding, and confronting biases and the inequalities is the way to move forward, it’s this which catalyses words into action.” Creating systemic change requires bold action to breakdown barriers for women entering and succeeding in STEM. Teachers can be … 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

Teachers – proof you are doing it right!

The importance of challenging people and machines. A confidence-boosting read for all teachers - this study proves you’re doing it right by stretching students just a little bit to keep their learning in the sweet spot. Proof that teachers know … Continued