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

Antarctica: Animal Adaptations

What adaptations do animals have to help them survive the harsh Antarctic conditions? This extended resource is designed for Year 5 and 6 Biology students who are learning about animal adaptations and ecosystems. It covers the physical, behavioural and physiological … Continued

Antarctica: Twilight zone

What causes the length of day and night to change in the Twilight Zone? This extended resource is designed for Year 7 Earth and Space students who are learning about daylight hours. It covers the changing seasons, location and latitude, … Continued

Indigenous Science in 2020

To honour Australia's history, from 18 to 26 January, Education – RiAus will be exclusively publishing content by and about First Nations Australians. These resources will look back at our favourite pieces from 2020 and also provide new content and … Continued

Live Fast, Die Last

In complete defiance of one of nature’s most fundamental laws, a species of tiny, frenetic bat is living 10 times longer – and healthier – than it should. Andrew Bain talks to the research team embarking on the project of … Continued

Gorillas in Our Midst: The changing face of conservation

A close encounter with the gorilla matriarch at Melbourne Zoo inspired Elizabeth Finkel to tell her story and that of the zoo that transformed itself around her into a conservation organisation. Being such a close relative of humans, Gorillas hold … Continued

Our Favourite Resources of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, we have gathered a collection of our favourite, and most popular, STEM education articles, activities, videos and resources for you to look through. Share your favourite resources with us on social @edu.riaus on Facebook … Continued

Check out these awesome online events during National Science Week 2020

One effect of the current craziness is that there are more National Science Week events online than ever before – and that means more chances to get involved. Whether you're in school or at home, educating to the curriculum, or … Continued