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

In Class With… Rob “Krill Whisperer” King

Get access to the biggest names and brightest minds in STEM with our In Class With… series. Marine Research Facility Specialist, Rob King aka The Krill Whisperer took on questions from school students around Australia in this exclusive In Class With… event. With … Continued

Model or Monster?

In a two-room laboratory sequestered in a hunkered-down building in Werribee, Victoria, a small but mighty group of baby frogs, some of the last bastions of their embattled species, are patiently waiting to die… In this article Amalyah Hart takes … Continued

Pluto’s icy volcanoes

Massive cryovolcanoes on distant Pluto suggest the possibility of liquid water near the dwarf planet’s surface. This captivating article could be used alongside Earth and Space and Physical Sciences for years 5, 7, and 10 as well as Senior Sciences. … Continued

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

Promising progress for a cheap and accessible new COVID vaccine

American researchers have used long-established technology to create a COVID vaccine that’s easy to make and store; clinical trials are underway. It could be a COVID-vax game-changer for less-wealthy nations. This resource is best suited to Biology students in Years … Continued