How to build a galaxy

Researchers construct a time-resolved picture of the formation history of the Milky Way. This captivating article could be used alongside Earth and Space and Physical Sciences for years 5, 7, and 10 as well as Senior Sciences. Interactive class activity … Continued

What is the most important thing a scientist needs?

What is the most important thing a scientist needs? - Lennox, age 6 Use this article to help students learn about the skills required to be a scientist and explore potential careers in science. This resource is best suited to … Continued

Mathematics of scale: big, small and everything in between

Fractals are a critical tool for measuring and understanding the mathematics of scale. This intriguing article works well with all sciences to help students better understand size scales, particularly for Years 8, 9 and 10. Word Count: 789 How many … Continued

How to make ice levitate

Three-phase Leidenfrost effect opens new understanding of heat transfer. This resource is best suited to Year 8 and 10 Physics students looking for applications of learning methods for describing energy transfers and transformations. Also Year 8 and 10 Chemistry students … Continued

How was the asteroid belt formed?

Travel back 4.6 billion years, to the beginning of the solar system, to learn how the asteroid belt was formed. Learn how the asteroid belt was formed in this resource for Year 7, 8 and 10 Chemistry, Earth and Space … Continued

STELR Career Profiles in STEM – Engineer

Nick Williams is an engineer Site Manager for Orica Deer Park, which produces a chemical additive used in explosives for primarily the mining industry. Highlight some lesser-known careers in STEM in this series to inspire students. Increasing awareness of careers … Continued