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

Tutorial: Jane Goodall on the Environment

We are becoming ever more aware of how our actions impact upon our planet  – be that with regards to global climate change, or the extinction of the smallest species from one tiny corner of Earth. Zoology legend Jane Goodall … Continued

Clues to earlier diagnosis of deadly lung disease

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body; Cells Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 9, Senior School Curriculum Clues to earlier diagnosis of deadly lung disease Word Count: 425 The latest research from … Continued

STEM Pack 10: Climate Change

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; The Body; Genetics Chemical Sciences - Particle models Earth and Space Sciences - Climate change; Biogeochemical processes; Renewable/non-renewable resources; The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers; Ethics; Technology Years: 7, 8, 9, 10, … Continued

STEM Pack 8: Forensics

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body; Genetics Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions Additional: Careers; Ethics; Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter; Change of Matter Years: 7, 8, 9, 10   … Continued

Citizen Science – Cats!

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Cells; Life-cycles Additional: Maths, Geography, History, Arts Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Years: R, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Pussycat, Pussycat … Continued

Working in Earth Sciences – Seed Curation Officer

Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems Chemical Sciences - Mixtures and Separations Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Years: 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 4:32m By … Continued

Working in health – vaccination research

Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; The Body Additional: Careers; Maths; Work Studies Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 4:16m Dan's work involves researching  potential vaccines for a … Continued

‘Artificial’ Skin Breakthrough

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; The Body Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 8, 9 Child saved by genetically modified skin transplant to 80% of their body Child saved by genetically modified skin transplant … Continued