Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Educational YouTube channels

Get your STEM fix with these funny and informative YouTube channels

Keen to learn something new or to explore a mind-boggling scientific theory without the monotonous textbooks? Try these educational YouTube channels for a refreshing take on all things STEM.

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More deep fakes: From rental listings to anime characters

ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com has spawned many a copycat algorithm. We take a look at three of the best (and worst)!
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.
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.

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.

Win a creative internship with Samsung’s “This is a STEM job” competition

Samsung is currently running the This is a STEM job competition to win one of three once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to intern with three mentors.
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.

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The bloodcurdling true science behind these 3 sci-fi monsters

Spooky Halloween monsters are all make believe, right? Many villainous creatures of our favourite science-fiction stories actually have their origins in skin-crawling scientific discoveries!

13 weird and scary animals to haunt your dreams

In the spirit of Halloween, here are 13 spooky, strange or just disgusting creatures. Some of these scary animals have even inspired some bizarre scientific studies.

The 10 strangest, spookiest and scariest science studies

In honour of Halloween, we’ve dug up some spooky science studies which scientists have carried out to try and explain our reactions to fear and the occult.

Win a Back to School STEM pack!

To celebrate the start of a new school year, Careers with STEM is giving away 5 boxes full of STEM inspiration worth over $80!

Fresh skills people: tech jobs at WooliesX

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Meet three women working in cool tech roles at WooliesX – the young, digital-savvy face of one of Australia's oldest retail businesses

7 easy STEM activities for students with developmental disabilities

As educators continue to build out their STEM offerings for younger children, it’s important that they pay attention to the needs of students with developmental disabilities.