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

Owls and Ecosystems

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems   Years: 7, 9 Save a Bird, Save the World Save a Bird, Save the World Word Count : 406 This is a story about protecting … Continued