Your backyard could help reduce global warming

Gardens cool urban temperatures by six degrees, study finds. Inspire students to help slow global warming from home with this article suitable for Biological, Earth and Space and Physical science students in year 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. … Continued

Where the wild things are: As humans stay indoors, nature is emerging

As COVID-19 forces us to abandon public spaces and stay home, nature appears to be “reclaiming” the streets. This article provides a positive view of physical isolation by reporting the reduction of human impact on nature. It is suited to … 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

Lisa Harvey-Smith: Smashing galaxies and gender stereotypes

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body, Lifecycles Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Solids/Liquids/Gases Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, Big Bang Theory, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering. Years: … 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

How do you ID a frog?

Topics: Biological Sciences – Ecosystems Chemical Sciences – Mixtures and Separation Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Years: 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9 New FrogID App to Help Save … Continued