Best of: The Changing Earth

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources around a single topic. This week: The Changing Earth for year 4 students studying Earth and Space Sciences. Australian Curriculum Code: ACSSU075 "Earth’s surface changes over … Continued

Creating Possible Worlds – Ann Druyan

Ann Druyan is the executive producer, director and writer of the new National Geographic series Cosmos: Possible Worlds. From science fiction to the importance of science in everyday life, she is a woman on a mission, a woman who wants … Continued

A letter to year 12 students from an environmental engineering guru

Ellen Moon Ellen Moon is a lecturer in environmental engineering at Deakin University. Her research focuses on developing sustainable remediation strategies for land and water contaminated with heavy metals. Ellen Moon from Deakin University talks about making decisions, and how … Continued

A letter to year 12 students from Australia’s science teacher of the year

Samantha Moyle Dr Samantha Moyle is a Science and Technology Teacher at Brighton Secondary School in South Australia. In 2019 she took out the Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching (Secondary) at The Prime Minister's Prizes for Science. PM’s Prize … 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

A letter to year 12 students from Australia’s favourite astrophysicist*

Alan Duffy Associate Professor Alan Duffy is an astronomer and physicist at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. He's also lead scientist for Australia's Science Channel. You can find him on Twitter @astroduff. Astrophysicist and TV star Alan Duffy talks about … 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