Using a pocket rocket to explore distant planets

Researchers have adapted a miniature rocket, called the Pocket Rocket, to replicate the conditions of distant planets’ atmospheres. This article could be used with students in years 8, 9, and 10 who are studying Physical, Chemical or Earth and Space … Continued

A solar chimney that saves lives and energy

This solar chimney can slash energy costs and now research reveals it could also help save lives in a building fire. Investigate this technological development with students in years 6,7, 8, and 10 studying Physical, Earth and Space, or Chemical … Continued

Cheaper, more efficient solar technology a step closer

Topics: Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Physical Sciences - Energy Years: 6, 10 Cheaper, more efficient solar technology a step closer Word Count: 410 Australian researchers have boosted the efficiency of solar cells by … Continued