Shining a Light on the Hidden Universe

The night sky has always been a source of wonder, but it wasn’t until the 20th century that we could see the universe in its full glory – across the whole electromagnetic spectrum. This resource is best suited to Earth … Continued

Plug it into the wall

Chemists create ‘smart bricks’ for energy storage. This short article is suitable for year 8 and 10 chemistry and physics students. It demonstrates the importance of an understanding of energy storage and chemical properties in the development of technologies that … Continued

Best of: Renewable Energy

Our best of series, published regularly, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Renewable energy for year 7 students studying Earth and Space Science. Australian Curriculum Code: ACSSU116 Year 7: "Some of Earth’s resources … Continued

Best of: Quantum

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Quantum for year 8, 9, 11, and 12 students studying Physical Sciences. Although most quantum physics is beyond school-level physics, … Continued

Putting our best feet forward

Topics: Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Physical Sciences - Energy Years:6, 8, 10 Putting our best feet forward Word Count: 397 Interesting read about how new technology could be powering our mobile phones, or … Continued

Sonja Basson – Electrical & Electronic Engineer

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/Non-Renewable Resources; The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 7, 9, 10 Sonja Basson – Electrical & Electronic Engineer Video Length: 2:34m … Continued