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

Hydrogen fuel is back in the picture

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non Renewable resources Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Change of Matter Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface … Continued

Dr Jill Cainey – Climatologist & Energy Storage Expert

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-renewable resources; The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Maths; Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface … Continued