Model or Monster?

In a two-room laboratory sequestered in a hunkered-down building in Werribee, Victoria, a small but mighty group of baby frogs, some of the last bastions of their embattled species, are patiently waiting to die… In this article Amalyah Hart takes … Continued

The science of the sausage sizzle

What’s actually in the sausage and bread you buy? And are there scientifically safer ways to cook it? Apply students' knowledge of living things and chemical reactions in this resource (including an experiment) about food science. It is best suited … Continued

Promising progress for a cheap and accessible new COVID vaccine

American researchers have used long-established technology to create a COVID vaccine that’s easy to make and store; clinical trials are underway. It could be a COVID-vax game-changer for less-wealthy nations. This resource is best suited to Biology students in Years … Continued

Flirting with the enemy: fish using sharks to exfoliate

Rubbing against the sharks’ sandpaper-like skin might remove parasites and skin irritants for bold fish. Learn about this dangerous relationship observed between sharks and fish in this resource for Year 3, 4 and 6 Biology students learning about features of … Continued