Saturday, February 16, 2019

STEM education

The STEM education blog, created especially for Teachers in high schools, shows you all the ways you can incorporate STEM learning ideas into your STEM programs and curriculums.

Visit the Teachers’ Hub for more information on how to navigate Careers with STEM for Teachers. There’s magazines, teacher guides, free resources, career role-models for students and much, much more!

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Science meets Parliament

Science meets Parliament is the event that recognises the importance of Australian scientists in our nation’s future. Sarah Chapman gave us the rundown.
Labster virtual lab simulation

Virtual reality lab simulation becomes a classroom reality

Laboratory simulation tools from Labster are shaking up science lectures at Taylors College Perth, explains Diploma of Science teacher Harmony Clayton.
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STEAMpunk Girls

An enterprising group of Sydney girls take part in the STEAMpunk Girls program to address real-world issues using STEAM solutions.
STEM podcasts

Easy listening: STEM podcasts

We've compiled a list of the best STEM podcasts that are easy and entertaining for that long drive, walk home, or dull vacuuming session.
Careers with Code 2017

Careers with STEM 2017

Google and the Commonwealth Bank are distributing 100 free copies of the Careers with STEM magazines to every Australian high school.
STEM education

STEM enrolments show shift in gender equity

STEM enrolments are on the rise in some of the areas where traditionally there's been the largest gender gaps, new data shows.
STEM student mentoring

STEM student mentoring

Choosing what to study and what career to enter is a massive decision for high schoolers currently focussed on their exams and social lives. 
diversity in ICT enrolments

Diversity in ICT enrolments

Diversity in ICT enrolments is lowest across all fields of study, yet employment prospects are highest - so what's stopping girls from coding?
STEAMpunk Girls

STEAMpunk Girls

"How might we…?"  They're the three words that kickstarted the entrepreneurial thinking process for 64 girls from across Sydney.
Maori students

Amua Ao program

Āmua Ao, the inspirational program taking Māori students to Silicon Valley.
Drone building

Drone building

Dylan Sanusi-Goh didn’t let the fact he was still in high school stop him from building his very own working drone.
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Sponsored by Westpac

Find out what makes online learning tool Mathspace Essentials so useful for teaching maths.

Goodnight, sweet bot: NASA’s Opportunity Rover ends its Mars mission

After a 15 year mission to Mars that was expected to last only 90 days, NASA says goodbye to its longest serving Opportunity rover. We take a look back at some of Oppy's greatest achievements.

Australian schools could be doing a way better job of saving energy

A new survey has found Australian schools are failing to aequately track their energy usage and they represent an untapped opportunity for reducing our carbon footprint.

VIDEO: Why we need more entomologists

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41% of insect species are in decline. Of that, one third are going extinct. These scary new figures show us why we need to have more entomologists.