Helmets and Forces

Children and their parents are underestimating the danger of scooters, skateboard and skates with often dire consequences. This resource shows the real-life implications and consequences of not wearing helmets with any non-motorised vehicle. It is an easily relatable example showing … Continued

This planet literally has an iron sky

Iron and titanium have been found in the atmosphere of the super-hot giant exoplanet, KELT-9b. Learn how scientists use chemistry and technology to analyse elements throughout the universe in this resource for Year 8 and 10 students. Word Count: 508 … Continued

Turning mirrors into windows using nanotechnology

By combining materials science, physics and engineering, scientists have designed a new nano material that can reflect or transmit light on demand. This new material has the potential to turn a window into a mirror on demand, control the amount … Continued

D.I.Y Science – Make your own Rocket

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

What is daydreaming?

Parts of the brain show sleep-like activity when your mind wanders. Learn why we daydream and what is happening in the brain in this resource for Year 8 and 9 Biology students. Word Count: 822 Credit: Shutterstock Our attention is … Continued