Saturday, January 25, 2020

STEM education

The STEM education blog shows you all the ways you can incorporate STEM learning ideas into your STEM programs and curriculums.

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Should STEM matter to your daughter, and to you?

Funded by the Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, the Girls in STEM Toolkit (aka The GiST) is a new website that features pages of inspiring and informative content aimed at students, teachers and families.
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What is Careers with STEM?

Careers with STEM provides inspiration, roles models and examples of how the STEM skills you teach can lead to amazing careers in any field.
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Women who want to study engineering at UTS will now get 10 extra ATAR...

We asked four women in engineering what they thought about the move by UTS to add 10 points to the ATAR score of women who want to study engineering, and this is what they said
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Last week to enter the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing!

Calling all aspiring science writers in years 7-10! The UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2019 is now open for entries.
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The Environmental Science and Sustainability Mobile Antarctic Classroom hits the road for Science Week

With Australia’s territorial claim to Antarctica a massive 42 per cent, it’s important for STEM students to understand our unique relationship with the icy...
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New app brings the Periodic Table to life

This stalwart of chemistry classrooms everywhere has just well and truly entered the 21st century.

3 reasons you don’t have to be a ‘genius’ to be good at maths

We spoke to mathematician and Eureka Prize-finalist Sophie Calabretto to combat the myth that maths is only for very smart people
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Generation first

Thinking about venturing out and becoming the first in your family to study engineering (or even go to uni)? This is for you!

Three reasons you should stick with maths, according to experts

Studying maths is likely to make you smarter and more employable.
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Study concludes class size has a huge impact on female STEM participation

With increasing numbers of females getting into tech careers, encouraging gender diversity in STEM fields has never been more important.

How a robot called Pink helped school children bring an Aboriginal language back to...

How a cute human-like robot taught students in a small, rural school how to code while also helping them learn their local Aboriginal language.

A guide on changing preferences for Australian universities

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If exam stress meant you didn’t have your head on straight while choosing your uni preferences, we’ve got good news: it’s ok to change your mind, and changing preferences at this stage could mean studying your perfect degree. Here's how to do it.

Virtual reality is revolutionising remote mental health care

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Virtual reality (VR) may pave the way for myriad new opportunities.

Fighting antibiotic resistance is a full time STEM job

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The war against antibiotic resistance requires some serious revision, says Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009) laureate Ada Yonath.