Hunter or hunted? When the world catches on fire, how do predators respond?

Millions of animals have perished in the bushfires ravaging our country – those that survive will feel the effects long after the fires are put out. A thought-provoking piece to assist with relevance of delivery of the Biological Sciences curriculum … Continued

Dr Karl – What causes Hiccups?

With an answer that ranges from your favourite organ to drinking your own pee, Dr Karl tackles the question “What causes hiccups?” They’re the annoying spasm that seems to always happen at the worst moment. But have you ever wondered … Continued

Scientists discover why mantis shrimps’ brains don’t explode

Mantis shrimp eyes collect a staggering amount of information, feeding into a tiny brain – leaving scientists wondering how they process it all. A short explainer video makes this an accessible resource for years 5 through 10 thinking about specific … Continued

Sean Geoghegan – Meet a Medical Physicist

Sean uses physics and radiation to help treat cancer. Can used alongside Biological Sciences Curriculum for year 9 or Physical Sciences for year 10 as well as Work Studies Curriculum. Video Length: 10:59m Sean Geoghegan – Meet a Medical Physicist … Continued

Lizard evolution highlights power of climate change

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 7, 9, 10 Lizard evolution highlights … Continued

Citizen science project turns whale watchers into published scientists

Word Count: 901 20 years of citizen science records have revealed the recovery of humpback whales in Australian waters. Interesting read showing students the relevance of getting involved in citizen science schemes and the difference they can make, with interesting … Continued

Michelle is bringing sustainable food to the world

Word Count: 818 Michelle Grant crosses science and social sciences to influence food sustainability programs around the world. This piece finds out about a nontraditional STEM Career whilst considering aspects of Biology and Earth and Space Sciences Curriculum for years … Continued