Pluto’s icy volcanoes

Massive cryovolcanoes on distant Pluto suggest the possibility of liquid water near the dwarf planet’s surface. This captivating article could be used alongside Earth and Space and Physical Sciences for years 5, 7, and 10 as well as Senior Sciences. … Continued

The Observable Universe

Space is a vast space to explore so get familiar with the key terms involved. This lesson plan and student activity help Earth and Space science students in Years 1, 3, 5, 7, and 10 familiarise themselves with key Scientific … Continued

How was the asteroid belt formed?

Travel back 4.6 billion years, to the beginning of the solar system, to learn how the asteroid belt was formed. Learn how the asteroid belt was formed in this resource for Year 7, 8 and 10 Chemistry, Earth and Space … Continued

How do radio telescopes work?

Astronomers have different ways of watching the universe, including optical telescopes like Hubble and radio telescopes like the SKA. But how do radio telescopes actually work? This animation shows you how both dish and dipole antennae receive radio waves to … Continued

This planet literally has an iron sky

Iron and titanium have been found in the atmosphere of the super-hot giant exoplanet, KELT-9b. Learn how scientists use chemistry and technology to analyse elements throughout the universe in this resource for Year 8 and 10 students. Word Count: 508 … Continued

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