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

If we want to control greenhouse gases then we need to think ‘blue carbon’

Blue carbon ecosystems like seagrass and mangroves are a heavyweight in capturing carbon, but we’re losing them quickly. This interesting article explains carbon capture in action to students in year 10 studying Earth and Space Sciences or Senior Secondary Earth … Continued

Avoiding the trap of perfectionism when studying

The article below could be used to help students who are letting their strive for perfectionism get in the way of their studies. The strategies discussed would be useful all throughout students’ learning and should help to promote self-lead learning … Continued

Why do we procrastinate when it’s time to work and study?

The article below could be used to advise students on strategies to beat the procrastination bug when preparing for assessments and exams. The strategies discussed would be useful all throughout learning and should help to promote self-lead learning and autonomy. … Continued

Shhh! Don’t wake the microbes – they could create carbon bombs

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Lifecycles Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions, Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources, Rocks, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering. Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Chemical … Continued