Life on Mars

Exploring the red planet up close and personal Sure, as they say: it’s just a game. But  as  PETRA STOCK discovered, the current crop of virtual reality games about life on Mars are informed by real science and real data – … 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

The Observable Universe

Space is a vast space to explore so get familiar with the key terms involved. This lesson plan and student activity help Earth and Space science students in Years 1, 3, 5, 7, and 10 familiarise themselves with key Scientific … 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

How do radio telescopes work?

Astronomers have different ways of watching the universe, including optical telescopes like Hubble and radio telescopes like the SKA. But how do radio telescopes actually work? This animation shows you how both dish and dipole antennae receive radio waves to … Continued