Thursday, January 21, 2021

Engineering activities for the school holidays

Have fun with robot kits, simple circuits and engineering quizzes!

Tech activities for the school holidays

Learning to code, rebuilding old tech, making a stop motion animation... There are so many fun tech activities to try these school holidays!

Science activities for the school holidays

From taking a visit to your closest observatory to making your very own electric toothbrush, here are six fun science activities to try in the school holidays.
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Win a STEM Christmas pack!

Careers with STEM has partnered with ANSTO to bring you 5 gift pack giveaways for Christmas! Looking for the perfect gift pack for the STEM...
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6 movies to binge that are totally educational

STEM-themed not-exactly-time-wasters that won't ask too much of your brain capacity, can be enjoyed with snacks, and which we promise will leave you a little smarter than you were before.
Best of National Science Week

Best of National Science Week: Scientists take over Twitch

Want the best of National Science Week? Join a design challenge or join a marathon game stream as scientists take over Twitch.
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How to win at Monopoly (and other life hacks using maths!)

Celebrity mathematician Lily Serna lets us in on some of her everyday life hacks using maths.
Theoretical physicist, best-selling author and scientific consultant for the Marvel universe, Sean Carroll pictured at a live ThinkInc event in February 2020. Image: ThinkInc

ThinkInc launches new online event series (and we have tickets to give away!)

Missing live shows? In response to COVID-19, ThinkInc – a leading Australian intellectual touring and events company – has launched a new online event series.
ANSTO STEAM kids holiday program

School holidays club combines science + arts

Looking for science + arts fun? Students 7-14 can keep busy as ANSTO's school holidays club kicks off with science + arts STEAM Club!
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Free coding resources for online learning

Co-author of the Digital Technologies Curriculum and Grok Learning Founder James Curran talks free coding tools for online learning from preschool to uni.
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Young scientist describes 7 new species of dancing peacock spiders

Meet an arachnologist who is obsessed with colourful new species of dancing peacock spiders - here's how you can do some citizen science and help too.
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Tips to get your STEM education content online

Hear from a Uni of Adelaide expert on how to get creative, engaging STEM education content online using technology your students will want to play with!

Quiz: What future job should I have?

What future job should I have?
Gazing into the future and wondering what STEM study and career pathway to take? Looking for a job...

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

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Companies like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are reliant on a relatively new breed of STEM professional, whose specialised tech brains mine statistics to offer up marketing insights, solve functionality issues and develop new platforms. Social media careers are in demand right now.

Aboriginal astronomy about the seven sisters: world’s oldest story?

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Astronomers say global myths about 'seven sisters' stars may reach back 100,000 years.