Lighting the way to cyclist safety

A focus on biomotion separates cyclist from bike. The Australian national winner of the 2020 James Dyson awards has been announced and his design is set to save thousands of lives. This article and associated teaching resources are suitable for … Continued

Ancient signs of life: inspiring the next generation of scientists in the outback

As Perseverance sets off on its six-month journey to Mars, two UNSW PhD students look back on a field trip that gave Indigenous high school students a behind-the-scenes look at the rover’s mission.   Inspire and excite students by showing … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep10: This is Lit

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... Before turning this episode's featured object into trash, the Trash Can Man uses … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep9: Decorative Vegetable

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... Celery. It's just so GREEN! But, it doesn't have to be... Find out … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep8: Crafty Hover

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... In this episode The Trash Can Man combines three trashy things to create … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep7: Reverse Pitch

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... In this episode, the Trash Can Man produces two very different sounds from … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep5: Weeeeeeeee!

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... This episode is a little gross. BUT, it's also really interesting. AND, there's … Continued

This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep4: This Sucks!

The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities... Slurp up some spinny science as the Trash Can Man splashes the Thing … Continued