Should you eat your boogers?

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Topics: Biological Sciences – The Body Concepts (South Australia):  Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 1:25m What student doesn’t love a video about eating their own snot? Quick pithy video explaining why … Continued

Real life applications of Drones

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems Years: 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 2:42m How Associate Professor Lian Pin Koh’s work at The University of Adelaide is … Continued

Meet NASA’s new Astronauts!

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences – Solar System Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 Meet the New Astronauts Meet the New Astronauts Word count: 386 Meet … Continued

Maintenance Engineer Duane

Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; The Body; Genetics Chemical Sciences – Mixtures and Separation Additional - Careers; Work Studies Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video … Continued

Lisa Harvey Smith – Astronomy

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - The Solar System; Big Bang Theory Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - Earth in Space Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 2:30m Meet Lisa Harvey-Smith. She looked up to … Continued

Peter Enticott – Autism

Topics: Biological Sciences -  The Body Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Form and Function Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video Length: 2:33m Meet Peter Enticott. He's a neuroscientist working on new brain-based treatments for autism. He wanted … Continued

Careers in STEM: Tamara Davis – Astrophysicist

Meet Tamara Davis. She studies “the whole universe”, or specifically, astrophysics to better understand dark energy and dark matter. She was inspired by Haley’s comet and space shuttles as a kid and actually wanted to be an astronaut. Video length: … Continued

Rodney Brooks – The Roomba

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Topics: Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Years: 8, 9, 10 Video length: 3:25m Meet Rodney Brooks, a guy who just likes building robots. But you may know him as the inventor of Roomba, the robotic vacuum cleaner. He talks … Continued

Ingrid Scheffer – Epilepsy

Topics: Biological Sciences - The Body Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia) Biological Sciences - Form and Function, Diversity and Evolution Years: 7, 8, 9, 10 Video length: 2.04m Meet Ingrid Scheffer. She helped discover the first known gene for epilepsy. … Continued

Yuri Kivshar – Physics

Topics: Physical Sciences - Forces; Energy Additional - Careers Concepts (South Australia): Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion; Energy Years: 8, 10 Video length: 1:53m Meet Yuri Kivshar. He is an expert in “metamaterials”. As a physicist, he works on bending … Continued