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Six ways to add STEM careers to your classroom

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Careers in STEM are on the rise – but how do you add AI (artificial intelligence) to algebra, cyber security to coding and engineering to English? Adding classroom STEM career information can create relevancy across multiple subject areas. But in a crowded curriculum, how do you build in current career content? We unpack a few ideas from teachers using...

QUIZ: How will you save the planet?

save the planet
We're currently facing multiple global problems, so take our personality quiz to find out how you can help save the planet! You can also discover which STEM careers it might lead you to.

The government keeps talking about revamping VET – but is it actually doing it?

In April 2019, the government-commissioned Joyce review made 71 recommendations to reform the VET sector. Here's what the report said, and what the government is doing about it.

5 weird and wonderful STEM careers you’ve never heard of

The range of jobs that use science, tech, engineering and maths skills are growing and changing all the time – and could lead you to some pretty odd and unexpected career outcomes

Making smart energy even smarter with data science

smart energy
The future of sustainable electricity usage is smart energy, and data scientists are matching supply and demand in smarter ways than ever.

Biodegradable plastics from coffee & health apps: STEM meets the design thinking process

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From coffee cups made from biowaste and human-centric healthcare, it's all part of the design thinking process for these STEM innovators. Check out the magic that happens when STEM meets design.

Infographic: the future of the bionic body

From brain back-ups to 3D printed organs.

Eliminating e-waste: skills for a zero waste future

e-waste
New gadgets and endless upgrades mean that e-waste is becoming a big issue. Luckily, engineers and scientists are working on green manufacturing and recycling for a zero-waste future.

Top 10 Google Doodles celebrating STEM

Our pick of the best Google Doodles celebrating the achievements of science, maths and tech!

Climate and moon landing conspiracy theories debunked

moon landing conspiracy
We're revisiting popular science and moon landing conspiracy theories to find out what they can tell us about scientific evidence and critical thinking.

Taronga to focus on conservation and science at this year’s Vivid Sydney festival

Vivid Sydney
Vivid Sydney and Taronga Zoo will be shining a light on the wonders of wildlife and endangered animals with Lights for the Wild.

The definition of the kilogram has been updated for the first time in 130 years

For 130 years the kilogram has been measured against the 'Big K': a platinum and iridium alloy that should weigh exactly 1kg, but has degraded with time. From today, scientists have agreed on a new definition for the kilogram

5 unique ways tech companies are celebrating Pride Month

We’ve always been big supporters of diversity in STEM, and with June being Pride Month, we're highlighting...

Is this Australia’s new innovation hotspot?

Newcastle New South Wales
The Hunter region on the NSW mid-north coast is best known for its wineries and coal industry, but it's also shaping up to be a new hotspot for tech innovation.

5 STEM social media careers you’ll want to share

These jobs will actually pay you to be on social media all day!