Solar System Knowledge of the First Australians

For at least 65,000 years, First Nations Australians have understood Earth’s place in the solar system and the universe, write Kirsten Banks and Duane Hamacher. This extended resource and activity are best suited to Year 5 Earth and Space students … Continued

Hubble turns 30 – The images that changed our view of the universe

As the Hubble Space Telescope turns 30, astrophysicist Alan Duffy shares his favourite images and how they changed the way we understand the universe. Use these beautiful images and video to open a discussion with students about the incredible technological … Continued

Artificial astronomers spot new planets

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System; Big Bang Theory Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 7, 10 Artificial astronomers spot new planets | Cosmos Word Count: … Continued

Name that Moon!

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 5, 7, 10 Name that moon! | Cosmos Word Count: 470 Fancy naming a moon in … Continued

Australian ears critical as Voyager 2 leaves the solar system

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 10 Australian ears critical as Voyager 2 leaves the solar system Word Count: 264 As … Continued

NASA retires the Kepler Space Telescope

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: 5, 7, 10 NASA retires the Kepler Space Telescope | Cosmos NASA … Continued

The first photo of Earth from space

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Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 3, 5, 7, 10 Space pic of the week: The first photo of Earth from … Continued

The planet KELT-9b literally has an iron sky

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Chemical Reactions; Atoms; Solids/Liquids/Gases Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter; Change of Matter Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space … Continued