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

Best of: The Changing Earth

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources around a single topic. This week: The Changing Earth for year 4 students studying Earth and Space Sciences. Australian Curriculum Code: ACSSU075 "Earth’s surface changes over … Continued

STEM Pack 9: Vaccination

The aim of each STEM Careers Pack is twofold: first, to make students aware of the wide variety of STEM careers there are and; secondly, to help students understand the nature of scientific knowledge, how science influences society and how society influences science (i.e. … Continued

Series: What will the future look like?

Ann Druyan is the executive producer, director and writer of the new National Geographic series Cosmos: Possible Worlds. From science fiction to the importance of science in everyday life, she is a woman on a mission, a woman who wants … Continued

D.I.Y. Science – Air Pressure

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. Play a trick on … Continued

D.I.Y. Science – Making a Strong Roof

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help primary school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. Learn how to … Continued

D.I.Y Science – Create your own lava lamp

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. This episode shows students … Continued

D.I.Y Science – Floating in Salt Water

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. Find out why it … Continued

D.I.Y. Science – Surface Tension

The D.I.Y. Science series contains some of our favourite experiments for kids to try at home. They are designed to help school teachers and carers inspire a child’s curiosity in science. It's time to get hands-on. Learn how little creatures … Continued