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

Your backyard could help reduce global warming

Gardens cool urban temperatures by six degrees, study finds. Inspire students to help slow global warming from home with this article suitable for Biological, Earth and Space and Physical science students in year 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10. … Continued

Holy galloping ants

Word Count: 651 The Saharan silver ant clocks up record speeds over blistering hot sands. This article could be used to demonstrate an application of specific adaptations to students in years 5, 8, 9, and 10. Contextual maths and activity … Continued

MMISTEM – Bubble Boilers

Topics: Chemical Sciences – Radiation Earth and Space Sciences – Renewable/Non-renewable resources Physical Sciences – Energy Additional - Careers; Economy Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Change in Matter Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Physical Sciences - Energy … Continued