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

As if space wasn’t dangerous enough, bacteria become nastier in microgravity

Research from space flight missions has found that bacteria seem to become more resistant to antibiotics and mutate quicker in space. This interesting article is suited to year 7-10 students across all sciences to demonstrate how the sciences can intertwine … Continued

Best of: Gravity

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Gravity for year 7 and 10 students studying Physical Sciences. Australian Curriculum Codes: ACSSU117, ACSSU229 Year 7: "Change to an … Continued

Moonlight and stealth: how an author’s error created a myth about a WWII invasion

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Physical Sciences - Forces Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion Years: 7 The internet of thoughts … Continued

For autonomous cars, ancient Greece is the word

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Plate Tectonics, The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Forces, Energy Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface, Earth in Space Physical Sciences - Forces … Continued

Space junk hunter-killer satellites are on the way

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Physical Sciences - Energy; Forces Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Physical Sciences - Forces and motion; Energy Years: 7, 8, … Continued

Astronomers observe matter falling into a black hole at superfast speeds

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System, Big Bang Theory Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 10 Astronomers observe matter falling into a black hole at | Cosmos … Continued