Lighting the way to cyclist safety

A focus on biomotion separates cyclist from bike. The Australian national winner of the 2020 James Dyson awards has been announced and his design is set to save thousands of lives. This article and associated teaching resources are suitable for … 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

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep2: Who Can?

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... In this episode, the Trash Can Man (and the Thing in the Bin) … Continued

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

YE5! Single asteroid is actually two locked in an astronomical embrace

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System; Big Bang Theory Physical Sciences - Forces Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion Years: 5, 7, 10 … Continued