Monday, April 6, 2020
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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.

Top 10 Google Doodles celebrating STEM

Our pick of the best Google Doodles celebrating the achievements of science, maths and tech!

Enter the Halloween giveaway!

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movie robot quiz

Which movie robot are you?

Robots come in all shapes and sizes, from the humanoid types to beeping bots. We've rounded up a shortlist of MVP movie robot characters most like us.
ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges

Hacking the classroom: the rise of interactive cybersecurity education

The ACA Schools Cyber Security Challenges are bringing cybersecurity into the classroom – preparing students for this fast growing, crucial field.
Tweets about the scientific names of animals overlaid on a picture of a chinchilla.

Someone really messed up these scientific names of animals

The scientific names of animals should sound scientific... right? Instead, the western lowland gorilla is scientifically known as 'gorilla gorilla gorilla'. Yes, really.
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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.

5 weird and wonderful STEM careers you’ve never heard of

The range of jobs that use science, tech, engineering and maths skills are growing and changing all the time – and could lead you to some pretty odd and unexpected career outcomes

Have your say on STEM education

The annual Australian STEM report aims to measure progress, challenges and opportunities available country wide in STEM education. If you're a teacher, student or parent, answer this quick survey to have your say on the state of STEM education.
edible insects

Are you ready for edible insects?

Are you ready to chomp crickets and swallow spiders? Ready or not, take our quiz to find out which edible insects you should start with.
EmojiHalloween

6 STEM-inspired Halloween costumes

Swap the crazy scientist vibe this Halloween for a more modern take on STEM.
Before Google you had to ask a Librarian at New York Public Library | Image shows cow with the question, "Has a cow upper teeth?"

Before Google, librarians had the answers to everything

Before Google, you had to ask a librarian to find the information you were looking for... no matter how weird it was. We look back at some of the strangest queries that the New York Public Library's librarians had to answer, and they're kind of hilarious.

Studying a uni course online? Here are 4 tips to get yourself tech ready

If you’ve found yourself having to study your university course online, here are some ways to ensure you’re ready for your virtual experience.

Discount to retrain in fast-growing tech industries

Retrain in fast-growing tech industries
Get skills to move into new high growth jobs and study discounts for unemployed workers to retrain in fast-growing tech industries.

The world’s biggest science competition goes digital

FameLab’s new digital-only format, allows you to hang out with the brightest minds in science from your living room.