Thursday, November 14, 2019

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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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.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY MOBILE ANTARCTIC CLASSROOM

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.
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Should phones be banned in classrooms?

Starting from the first term of 2020, smartphones will be banned from all classrooms in primary schools and high schools across Victoria.
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VIDEO: What is STEM and why is it important?

Short explainer video about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) - what is STEM, and why is it important?

Your job in 2050: how technology is changing the way we work

As convenient as new technology can be, when it comes to preparing to enter a workforce where computers are starting to perform the sort of tasks previously performed by highly skilled humans, some of these same changes can start to look a bit more intimidating.
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Six ways to add STEM careers to your classroom

Careers in STEM are on the rise – but how do you add AI (artificial intelligence) to algebra, cyber security to coding and engineering...

Inspiring the next generation of scientists is harder in the face of official science denial

The government says it’s committed to STEM education, but how can we inspire the next generation when they see our current scientists being ignored and worse?

Stuck on what to study? We asked a career expert for her top tips

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Marine biologist, robotics engineer, or sports statistician? Deciding on your dream career is no easy feat when the possibilities are endless.

What tech jobs can I get at a bank?

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Thinking of studying computer science, but not sure where your degree could take you? These 5 computer science grads all work at Australia's biggest bank.