Divide and conquer: why doing maths adds up to life success

Senior lecturer in Applied Mathematics at Macquarie University, Dr Sophie Calabretto, discusses the importance of the skills developed by maths education and how they are crucial for success in life and work.   Word Count: 479 Supplied: Macquarie University "Far … Continued

Best of: The Moon

Our best of series, published regularly, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: The Moon for year 1, 3, and 7 students studying Earth and Space Sciences. Australian Curriculum Codes: ACSSU019, ACSSU048, ACSSU115 Year … Continued

Best of: Robotics

Our best of series, published regularly, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Robotics for year 7, 8, 9, 11, and 12 STEM students. Although robotics is not covered in one discrete science understanding … 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

Best of: Acids and Alkalis

Our best of series, published regularly, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Acids and Alkalis for year 9, 11 and 12 students studying Chemical Science. Australian Curriculum Code: ACSSU179 Year 7: "Chemical reactions, … Continued

Best of: Renewable Energy

Our best of series, published regularly, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Renewable energy for year 7 students studying Earth and Space Science. Australian Curriculum Code: ACSSU116 Year 7: "Some of Earth’s resources … Continued

Best of: Plate Tectonics

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Plate Tectonics for year 9 students studying Earth and Space Science. Australian Curriculum Codes: ACSSU180 Year 9: "The theory of … Continued

Best of: Specific Adaptations

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Specific Adaptations for year 5 students studying Biological Sciences. Australian Curriculum Codes: ACSSU043 Year 5: "Living things have structural features … Continued