The Water Cycle: Water, Snow and Ice

What happens to the water cycle somewhere as cold as Antarctica? This extended resource is designed for Year 7 Earth and Space students who are learning about the water cycle and states of matter. It covers the relationship between density … Continued

Turning buoyancy on its head

French researchers have floated boats “upside down” on liquid. This article is well suited to year 7 and 10 Physics students who are learning about forces. It demonstrates how an understanding of buoyancy, balanced and unbalanced forces can be applied … Continued

Can water be two types of liquid?

Researchers offer evidence to support decades-old theory about liquid water. Demonstrate an application of states of matter and particles to Chemistry students in years 5 and 8.   Word Count: 492 Credit: Yu Liang Lim/EyeEm/Getty Images. Cold water behaves strangely. … Continued

Australian astrophysicists detect ancient star-crash

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - Big Bang Theory Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion, Energy Years: 7, 8, … Continued

D.I.Y Science – Create your own lava lamp

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. This episode shows students … Continued

D.I.Y Science – Floating in Salt Water

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. Find out why it … Continued

D.I.Y Science – Make your own Pet Squid

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. This episode shows students … Continued