SCINEMA: Putting the Science in Cinema

SCINEMA Junior is open for 2021!To find out more, and submit entries, visit scinema.org.au/junior 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 … 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