STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Engineer

Nick Williams is an engineer Site Manager for Orica Deer Park, which produces a chemical additive used in explosives for primarily the mining industry. Highlight some lesser-known careers in STEM in this series to inspire students. Increasing awareness of careers … Continued

Renewable Energy

We don’t have to be tied to dirty coal-fired power stations for our energy needs. We have real options, explains Sarah Keenihan. This excellent explainer article talks about the different forms of renewable energy and the impact they have on … Continued

Flirting with the enemy: fish using sharks to exfoliate

Rubbing against the sharks’ sandpaper-like skin might remove parasites and skin irritants for bold fish. Learn about this dangerous relationship observed between sharks and fish in this resource for Year 3, 4 and 6 Biology students learning about features of … Continued

STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Architect

Kate Douglas is a senior architect for Outlines Landscape Architecture in Melbourne. Her experience has been in design-focused architectural practices where the detail is as important as the spirit behind the very first concept. She is particularly interested in public … Continued

Baby dugongs bounce back

Baby dugongs are back, baby! Use this short article about rising Dugong numbers in Australian waters with Biology students in Years 4, 5, 6 and 7 to show the benefits and impact of conservation. Word count: 240 There has not … Continued

STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Systems Engineer

Find out about the work of Systems Engineer, Archana Sathivelu in her career with Hydrix, a biomedical manufacturer in Australia. Highlight some lesser-known careers in STEM in this series to inspire students. Increasing awareness of careers in STEM is a … Continued