How to hunt fossils responsibly

5 tips from a professional palaeontologist to search for fossils responsibly. Learn how to safely and responsibly get involved in fossil-hunting and become a back-yard palaeontologist in this resource for Year 4 and 8 Earth and Space students.   Word … Continued

Meet our Indigenous researcher: Marlee Hutton

To honour Australia’s history, from 18 to 26 January, Education – RiAus will be exclusively publishing content by and about First Nations Australians. These resources will look back at our favourite pieces from 2020 and also provide new content and … Continued

Your backyard could help reduce global warming

A study finds gardens cool urban temperatures by six degrees, meaning your backyard can help reduce global warming. Inspire students to help slow global warming from home with this article suitable for Biological, Earth and Space and Physical science students … 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