Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Apparently watching YouTube could improve your uni marks

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.

5 tips to help you ace your written STEM assignments

There's no mystery about how to improve your grades. The same steps apply to all assignments to ensure the work you produce is as good as it can be.
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What’s first year engineering during COVID-19 look like?

Having a strong social life and being adaptive has helped UTS first year engineering students ace their studies during COVID-19.
Preethika Mathan and Ms Rachele Rugiero Santa Sabina College UNSW Bragg Student Prize

Winning formula: How one school is using the Bragg science writing prize to challenge...

Santa Sabina College first entered the UNSW Bragg Prize in 2018 – coming away with the winning and a runner-up essay that year. We spoke to the teacher driving the school's participation about how they use the competition to challenge and enrich their gifted student cohort.

Year 12 students have a lot to say about the Government’s uni fee overhaul

As surprised as us to hear of the Government’s plans to overhaul the university fee system? We hit up a group of Year 12’s and asked them how it’ll effect their 2021 pathway planning.
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Swinburne Uni dumps ATAR for popular degrees

From 2021, Melbourne's Swinburne University has announced you won't need an ATAR at all to get into a bunch its popular Bachelor's degrees, including science and engineering.
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Drone careers that fly for girls

Want a career that flies? Dr Karen Joyce from She Maps talks us through the amazing opportunities in drone careers, from conservation to construction.
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Is coronavirus having a positive impact on our education system?

CEO and Founder of MathSpace, Mohamad Jebara, talks about how online maths learning tools changed during pandemic and why he wants to abolish NAPLAN.

From wireless to the web: adapting to online learning

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has always promoted the value of studying STEM subjects.
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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.
Careers with STEM Maths and Data 2020 free digital magazine

Free maths e-magazine out now!

The latest edition of Careers with STEM magazine is out now, all about careers that use maths and data everyday.  Produced quarterly, Careers with STEM...
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Teach Earth and Environmental science online

Everything you need to teach Earth and Environmental Science online with interactive, rich, rewarding resources on space, engineering and mining.

Quiz: What’s your artificial intelligence job?

Artificial intelligence job
In our ever-changing, high tech world, artificial intelligence (AI) is a pretty big deal. AI is all about...

Space + agriculture: bringing space jobs down to Earth

Space and agriculture
There’s more to a food and farming career than studying soil and crops. Next-gen farming smarts are needed in out-of-this-world industries, like space.

Spearheading science at Townsville High School

Students investigating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tools
Year 7 students at Townsville State High School have been investigating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tools,...