SCINEMA 2020: Student Workshop 4

Best for: Yr 10-12 students (but adaptable for others) Welcome to the forth and final SCINEMA Student Workshop of 2020. This session is designed for you to complete with your classes. There is a video to watch that directs 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

In Class With… Climate Special

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems, Living Things Earth and Space Sciences - Renewable/non-renewable resources, The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering Years: 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, Senior Secondary To young people, the changing climate is an ongoing source … Continued

Where are we at with developing a vaccine for coronavirus?

The first stage may be to reduce the amount of virus generated during a typical infection. This article and diagrams will explain the vaccine development process being undergone by researchers trying to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. It is suited … Continued

What the Wuhan coronavirus does to make people severely ill

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As Wuhan coronavirus cases increase, we’re finding out just how it causes illness. This explainer article helps students understand how respiratory disease illnesses work and the various reasons people succumb to them. Suitable for years 8 and 11/12 studying Biological … Continued

As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak reaches Australia, here’s what we know

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This is what we do and don’t know about the Wuhan coronavirus spreading around the world. A fact based approach to information about the current pandemic, suitable to support delivery of the Year 8, 9 and Senior Secondary National Curriculum … Continued