STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Engineer

Nick Williams is an engineer Site Manager for Orica Deer Park, which produces a chemical additive used in explosives for primarily the mining industry. Highlight some lesser-known careers in STEM in this series to inspire students. Increasing awareness of careers … Continued

Renewable Energy

We don’t have to be tied to dirty coal-fired power stations for our energy needs. We have real options, explains Sarah Keenihan. This excellent explainer article talks about the different forms of renewable energy and the impact they have on … Continued

Ammonia: Australia’s next massive energy export

Australian researchers try to solve the energy problem by investigating ammonia. This resource is best suited to Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 Chemistry, Earth and Space and Physics students. Included are student activity and an investigation template that guides … Continued

Is Lithium the energy answer for Australia?

As the demand for renewable-energy technologies skyrockets, so has the global search for their constituent materials, like lithium. Since Australia mines over half the worlds lithium, we have a responsibility to mine it in a sustainable way. In this resource … Continued