SCINEMA 2021 is now screening!

Get free science films and STEM resources for your classroom. Find this year's education playlists, resources and activities for the 2021 SCINEMA International Science Film Festival. These are available to use throughout August, just in time for your National Science … Continued

How to use SCINEMA 2021 in your classroom

In this short tutorial video, you will learn how to access and use SCINEMA International Science Film Festival 2021 films and accompanying educational resources. Our resources include a range of classroom activities to help your students explore different topics in … Continued

Predator and Prey

Who eats whom in Antarctica? Learn about the predator and prey relationships in the Antarctic. This extended resource is designed for Year 4 Biology students who are learning how living things depend on each other. It covers the relationships between … Continued

Antarctic Animal Life Cycles

What are the life cycles of Antarctic animals? Who are born live and who hatch from an egg? This extended resource is designed for Year 4 Biology students who are learning about life cycles and reproduction. It covers the life … Continued

SCINEMA: Putting the Science in Cinema

Bring SCINEMA To Your Classroom or Livingroom SCINEMA is the largest international science film festival in the southern hemisphere, showcasing the best science feature, documentary, animated and experimental films from filmmakers around the world. You can see a selection of … Continued

Professional Development: Using SCINEMA in your classroom

In June, we hosted a virtual professional development session for STEM educators, to show how to use SCINEMA International Science Film Festival films and associated educational resources with your classes. During the session, we previewed a film from this years festival … Continued

Brines on Mars not habitable, study says

Brines are common on Mars, but not ‘special’. As the search for life beyond Earth continues, this article could be used with students to discuss what the needs would be for life to exist and how scientists narrow their search. … Continued

How much does a koala need to drink?

Possibly a lot more than we thought. This article is suited to students in all years studying Biological or Earth and Space sciences. Although younger students may not be able to read the entire article or answer all questions, extracts … Continued

STEM Pack 9: Vaccination

Students explore the latest STEM careers – the science and the scientists – through videos, research and discussion. The STEM Careers Packs aim to make students aware of the wide variety of STEM careers. They help students understand the importance … Continued