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Find out what's been happening at SASTA and in our science community!

The SASTA blog aims to provide articles of interest for Science teachers, pre-service teachers and other professionals working in the science community. 

If you would like to contribute an article to showcase what is happening in your school or science community please contact Tegan at marketing@sasta.asn.au. We'd love to hear from you! Click here to download the blog contributor guidelines including our monthly themes for this year. 

Water Literacy

Posted by SASTA on 10 Jun 2024

We all know water is important and that’s reflected in the Australian Curriculum, with students learning about the water cycle, how waterways work and can be impacted by human intervention, and water scarcity...  more...

Board President - Dina Matheson

Posted by SASTA on 3 Jun 2024

Dina Matheson School / Organisation: Woodville High School  Current role: Science & Digital Technologies teacher, International Students Program Manager What inspired you to become a science teacher? While teaching was not my first ...  more...

Space Agriculture: From Crater to Plate

Posted by SASTA on 27 May 2024

With the Aurora Australis visible in the last couple of weeks you have probably spent some time staring up at the stars. Maybe wondering about the next Moon mission, or what life on...  more...

Science Active School - Annesley Junior School

Posted by SASTA on 20 May 2024

Annesley Junior School became a Science Active School in 2024 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.    Science at Annesley Junior School Annesley Junior...  more...

A Day in the Life of the Adelaide Planetarium

Posted by SASTA on 15 May 2024

Over 400 years ago Johannes Kepler gazed into the night sky and revolutionised our understanding by revealing that planets orbit in ellipses rather than perfect circles, with those nearer to the sun moving...  more...

Science Active School - Kangaroo Island Community Education

Posted by SASTA on 6 May 2024

Kangaroo Island Community Education became a Science Active School in 2023 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.    SASTA Corporate member Participate in the...  more...

Science Active School - Trinity Gardens School

Posted by SASTA on 22 Apr 2024

Trinity Gardens School became a Science Active School in 2024 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.    SASTA Corporate membership Participate in the Oliphant...  more...

Exploring our sense of place through Earth and Environmental Science

Posted by SASTA on 15 Apr 2024

It is often the voice of students who boast “When will we ever use this information in the real world?”. As educators, our job is to prepare our students with the knowledge and...  more...

First Nation Biological Science at Hewett Primary School

Posted by SASTA on 8 Apr 2024

Our former Aboriginal Community Support Officer’s (ACSO) native garden continues to grow thanks to the help of Hewett Primary School students and their science teacher Ms. Jenny. Behind our science classroom, used to...  more...

Science Active School - Clarendon Primary School

Posted by SASTA on 1 Apr 2024

Clarendon Primary School became a Science Active School in 2023 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.    As a Science Active School, Clarendon Primary...  more...

Science Active School - Australian Science and Mathematics School

Posted by SASTA on 18 Mar 2024

  The Australian Science and Mathematics School became a Science Active School in 2023 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.    As a Science Active...  more...

From Exhaustion to Empowerment: Teacher Burnout and Resilience

Posted by SASTA on 12 Mar 2024

The changing nature of the workforce post-COVID has seen unparalleled effects on pedagogical practices and the neurological state of teachers. As teachers have returned to work, new and challenging environments are being faced...  more...

Get to know Sarah Todd...2023 SASTA Award Winner

Posted by SASTA on 5 Mar 2024

Sarah Todd was our Primary 2023 Credit Union SA / SASTA Outstanding Contribution to the Teaching of Science Award Winner. We asked her a few questions to get to know her a little...  more...

Science Active School - Westminster School

Posted by SASTA on 4 Mar 2024

Westminster School became a Science Active School in 2023 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.    As a Science Active School, Westminster School have...  more...

South Australian Women in Science: Part 2

Posted by SASTA on 26 Feb 2024

We continue to celebrate Women in Science with some insights into those involved in the South Australian Tall Poppy program and the South Australian Science Excellence & Innovation Awards.  Ms Jill Bauer Winner...  more...

Get to know Ross Riach...2023 SASTA Award Winner

Posted by SASTA on 22 Feb 2024

Ross Riach was our Secondary 2023 Credit Union SA / SASTA Outstanding Contribution to the Teaching of Science Award Winner. We asked him a few questions to get to know him a little...  more...

Science Active School - Stirling East Primary School

Posted by SASTA on 19 Feb 2024

Stirling East Primary School became a Science Active School in 2023 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.  As a Science Active School, Stirling...  more...

South Australian Women in Science: Monica Oliphant

Posted by SASTA on 18 Feb 2024

  When did you realise your passion for science? My passion for science started in high school when I was very interested in astronomy. This later led me to join the Adelaide “Moonwatch Group”...  more...

South Australian Women in Science

Posted by SASTA on 11 Feb 2024

This month we celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science on Sunday 11 February. We got in contact with some of the recent South Australian Tall Poppy winners to find out...  more...

Science Active School - Coromandel Valley Primary School

Posted by SASTA on 5 Feb 2024

Coromandel Valley Primary School became a Science Active School in 2023 for their commitment and dedication to Science Education, and their involvement with and support of SASTA.    As a Science Active School, Coromandel...  more...

Agricultural Science at Westminster School

Posted by SASTA on 14 Nov 2023

Westminster School have defined a new vision for Sturt Grove Farm that teaches students the importance of sustainable agriculture.  As we upgrade our Farm and Agricultural learning facilities, we are emphasising the indispensability...  more...

The 2023 Mary Anning Art Prize

Posted by SASTA on 17 Oct 2023

In 2020, at the height of the pandemic in Australia, and while searching for things to help rebuild my own creative Universe, I had an idea. What if there was a natural history...  more...

Bringing Back the Bandicoots to Frank Smith

Posted by SASTA on 25 Sep 2023

Coromandel Valley Primary School students and their science teacher Sarah Todd recently entered the Oliphant Science Awards Citizen Science category and won the primary years category! You can view their Citizen Science entry...  more...

Science, Innovation and Empowerment: Saints Girls Illuminate National Science Week 2023

Posted by SASTA on 11 Sep 2023

Inspired by Science Week, Saint Peter's Girls School was energised with scientific enthusiasm to explore, discover, and create, harnessing this year's theme, 'Innovation: Powering Future Industries.' From our youngest learners in mid-year reception...  more...

National survey for teachers about Academy Education Programs

Posted by SASTA on 20 Mar 2023

 Advisory firm ACIL Allen together with the Western Sydney University have been commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Education to evaluate the impact of three Australian Academy of Science education programs: Primary...  more...

Space Science at Hamilton Secondary College

Posted by SASTA on 8 Mar 2023

Hamilton Secondary College has a Vision to be South Australia’s leader in Space Education and equip future generations with the passion, knowledge and skills to be innovative, entrepreneurial and globally competitive in the...  more...

Science in Context: Wine Australia

Posted by SASTA on 14 Feb 2023

For some time, SASTA has been wanting to create and deliver teacher professional development designed to give context and build relevance that science teachers already implement in the classroom. Together with Wine Australia,...  more...

2023 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

Posted by SASTA on 18 Jan 2023

Nominations are now open for the 2023 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. The Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science recognise accomplishments in scientific research, research-based innovation and science teaching.  By nominating someone for a...  more...

Regional school students buzzing over citizen science project results

Posted by SASTA on 9 Dec 2022

Budding junior entomologists from 50 regional schools in South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia have successfully recorded thousands of new insects as part of the South Australian Museum’s citizen science project, Insect Investigators....  more...

24th Australian Institute of Physics Congress

Posted by SASTA on 15 Nov 2022

On behalf of the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP), it gives us great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 24th Australian Institute of Physics Congress, to be held at the Adelaide...  more...

Are your students bushfire ready?

Posted by SASTA on 2 Nov 2022

The South Australian Country Fire Service has developed NEW curriculum linked lesson plans, teacher guides, and resources, as a part of the Child and Youth Bushfire Education Program, a Disaster Resilience Education initiative...  more...

Website of the Month

Posted by SASTA on 1 Nov 2022

Each month we will be featuring a website with useful resources to use in your classroom. If you have any recommendations to add, send us an email! November 2022 South Australian Country Fire...  more...

Science Excursions

Posted by SASTA on 19 Oct 2022

Each month we will be featuring an excursion that you might find useful to get your students out of the classroom! If you have any recommendations to add, send us an email! October...  more...

Why does the moon look a little different every night?

Posted by SASTA on 12 Oct 2022

Why does the moon look a little different every night? Why does our Earth experience different seasons? Why does the moon turn red during a lunar eclipse?  These are just some of the...  more...

Ingenuity at the University of Adelaide.

Posted by SASTA on 5 Oct 2022

Explore Ingenuity STEM exhibition at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Wednesday 2 November. Ingenuity is an exhibition featuring a range of interactive, STEM-focused activities. It provides an insight into the variety of career...  more...

Questacon Virtual Events

Posted by SASTA on 5 Oct 2022

Virtual events Interested in a Questacon event but can’t get to one in person? Questacon's virtual workshops are suitable for students learning from home or whole classes at school. You can also access...  more...

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons — A 21st Century Space Odyssey

Posted by SASTA on 5 Oct 2022

Explore far-away galaxies and the curiosities of our existence with the world-record holding physicist. Do you find yourself wondering what this existence is all about? How we came to be? What it means...  more...

Trees for Good

Posted by SASTA on 14 Sep 2022

The Problem We are facing a major crisis in the form of human-induced climate change and the extreme weather events that will accompany it. Around the world we are experiencing record-breaking extreme heat...  more...

National Science Week - Interview with Madisyn Zabel

Posted by SASTA on 18 Aug 2022

SASTA challenges the science behind the art form of glass making by asking Madisyn Zabel about her experiences. Madisyn is a Canberra-based artist working with Glass and other mediums to create exciting pieces....  more...

International SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge

Posted by SASTA on 10 Aug 2022

Trinity Gardens School have just disembarked their 2022 team of International SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge students, the Trinity Shooting Stars, from their latest mission with Space Teams. These Year 5 and 6 students participated...  more...

Plastic Free July Spotlight on Dr Jana Phan

Posted by SASTA on 25 Jul 2022

As part of Plastic Free July we interviewed Dr Jana Phan from CropLife Australia about her journey through science. SA born, living in ACT, Jana has significantly contributed to scientific knowledge and policy...  more...

Plastic Free July with Compostable Alternatives

Posted by SASTA on 21 Jul 2022

How have you been coordinating your Plastic Free July? We've got a few things we've tried here in the SASTA offices, we'll show you next week! In the meantime, the team at Compostable...  more...

Why you should study Stage 1 Earth and Environmental Science

Posted by SASTA on 6 Jul 2022

Our planet is the place we call home. It provides us with everything we could ever need and has been doing so since the beginning of life on Earth. We also know the...  more...

Star of the Sea & the Marine Discovery Centre

Posted by SASTA on 21 Jun 2022

Star of the Sea school is home to 500 plus students in the beachside suburb of Henley Beach, Adelaide. Being located on Sea View Road, we are immensely fortunate to have the beach...  more...

Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries

Posted by SASTA on 15 Jun 2022

What is EMS? Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries (EMS) is an incorporated, not-for-profit organisation, based on New Zealand’s highly successful ‘Experiencing Marine Reserves’ program. EMS offers a range of community, inclusive and school program experiences...  more...

Frog Ponds at Trinity Gardens School

Posted by SASTA on 31 May 2022

In 2020 Trinity Gardens School proposed a redevelopment of our biodiversity area, beginning with our school frog pond. Our existing ponds did not support ongoing aquatic animal lifecycles due to the toxicity of...  more...

2022 PRC STEM Competition Open Now!

Posted by SASTA on 25 May 2022

SASTA and the Oliphant Science Awards are proud to be partnering with Inspiring SA and the Premiers Reading Challenge (PRC) to support this year’s STEM Reading and Design Challenge. This competition challenges you...  more...

Exploring Biodiversity at Softfoot Sanctuary

Posted by SASTA on 18 May 2022

About Softfoot Sanctuary and Farm Softfoot Sanctuary is located on Softfoot Farm’s 600-acre property in Hindmarsh Valley, just 10 minutes from Victor Harbor. The property was established in the year 2000 by the...  more...

Enthusing Young People about the Natural World

Posted by SASTA on 4 May 2022

by Rona Sakko, President & Founder, Junior Field Naturalists SA & Chair, National Science Week Committee, SA The high demand for environment-focused activities for primary and middle school aged students outside of school...  more...

Future Resourcers

Posted by SASTA on 2 May 2022

Inspire the next generation of sustainability leaders. Take part in Veolia’s Future Resourcers program for a unique environmental education experience for students Reception-12. This free 6-week program will commence in Term 3, 2022....  more...

The little things that run the world

Posted by SASTA on 27 Apr 2022

The little things that run the world Insects are the little things that run the world. They pollinate the plants we depend on for survival, they are food for many other animals, and...  more...

The City Nature Challenge 2022

Posted by SASTA on 20 Apr 2022

Having started in 2016 as a competition between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the City Nature Challenge (CNC) has grown into an international event, motivating people around the world to find and document...  more...

Great Southern Bioblitz 2022

Posted by SASTA on 13 Apr 2022

Great Southern Bioblitz 2022 - Increasing biodiversity awareness through Citizen Science The 'Great Southern BioBlitz', or 'GSB' for short, was established in 2020 by the not-for-profit team at Ferox australis, as an international...  more...

Citizen Science - an introduction

Posted by SASTA on 6 Apr 2022

Dr Philip Roetman Australian Citizen Science Association - South Australian Chapter The Australian Citizen Science Association (www.citizenscience.org.au) exists to advance the cause of citizen science in Australia. Philip Roetman from ACSA introduces us...  more...

Environmental Science at St Catherine’s School

Posted by SASTA on 30 Mar 2022

by Krystina Dawe, Assistant Principal, Religious Identity and Mission How is Environmental Science present at St Catherine’s School? Within our school we have a variety of initiatives which have been set up as...  more...

Environmental Science @ KICE

Posted by SASTA on 22 Mar 2022

Contributors: Rachel Pillar, Paull Marlow, Hannah Tatlock Here at Kangaroo Island Community Education (KICE) we have several new and exciting Environmental Science programs that we’d love to share with you! We have created...  more...

Behind the scenes tour of the Australian Space Discovery Centre

Posted by SASTA on 21 Mar 2022

The South Australian branch of Australian Science Communicators invites you to take a peek behind the scenes at one of the newest science engagement centres in Adelaide, the Australian Space Discovery Centre. Join...  more...

Insect Investigators

Posted by SASTA on 2 Mar 2022

Collecting has begun! Fifty schools across regional and remote Australia have set up their Malaise traps and begun collecting insect specimens! Read about what the SA schools are up to on the Insect...  more...

Science at the Fringe

Posted by SASTA on 23 Feb 2022

Looking for some science shows? The Science at the Fringe guide is not just for science-buffs. It’s for anyone and everyone who likes to discover and learn amazing things about the world. We’ve...  more...

MOD Schools Design Challenge - What is invisible that shouldn't be?

Posted by SASTA on 23 Feb 2022

MOD. is committed to fostering the participation of young people in each of our exhibitions. As part of our exhibition INVISIBILITY (February – November 2022), we are inviting secondary school students to contribute...  more...

Mary Anning Art Prize

Posted by SASTA on 20 Feb 2022

SASTA are proud to be involved with this year's Mary Anning Art Prize! The aim of the Mary Anning Art Prize is to have young South Australian artists create an original piece of...  more...

Brain Bee Challenge

Posted by SASTA on 11 Feb 2022

What is the Brain Bee Challenge? The Australian and New Zealand Brain Bee Challenge (ABBC & NZBBC) is a competition for high school students in Years 10 (Australia) and 11 (New Zealand) to...  more...

Prescott Southern Physics students fly into the stratosphere

Posted by SASTA on 27 Jan 2022

Toward the end of 2021, Year 11 students at Prescott College-Southern successfully flew a balloon to an altitude of 31 km over Adelaide and surrounds. Launched from Paris Creek in the Adelaide Hills,...  more...

Science in the Pub

Posted by SASTA on 17 Dec 2021

Have you heard of Science in the Pub? Held on the first Friday of each month, three scientists of a chosen theme gather to break down their research in a casual and informative...  more...

Thin Ice VR Experience

Escape the heat this summer and travel to Antarctica with Thin Ice VR at the South Australian Museum. In 1914, polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton led one of History’s greatest stories of leadership...  more...

VSSEC CanSat Program

Posted by SASTA on 22 Oct 2021

The CanSat project will give students practical experience in electronics, computer programming, remote sensing and data analysis. This project introduces students to the Engineering Design Process, uses Project Based Leaning and allows students...  more...

Science Alive!

Posted by SASTA on 12 Oct 2021

STEM Day Out at Science Alive! Free Tickets now available here – only 1 ticket per school group required Science Alive!'s STEM Day Out gives students a chance to engage with STEM fields...  more...

Celebrating National Science Week at Hope Christian College

Posted by SASTA on 10 Sep 2021

  At Hope Christian College, students from primary school through to middle school engaged in a wide variety of experiments. Our aim was to imbue them with enthusiasm and to inspire enquiring minds. Primary...  more...

Roma Mitchell Secondary College's National Science Week

Posted by SASTA on 10 Sep 2021

The theme for Science Week in 2021 was “Food – Different by Design”. At Roma Mitchell Secondary College students participated in a range of activities – daily quizzes; a championship challenge; online viewing...  more...

Science Week at Airdale Primary School

Posted by SASTA on 10 Sep 2021

We took a break from our usual Science learning and focused on the Food Technologies standards for Science Week. The theme Food: Different by Design was perfect! All classes produced pages that will...  more...

Tasty Treats in Science Week - Gleeson College

Posted by SASTA on 10 Sep 2021

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Held in August each year, it features more than 1,000 events around Australia. Gleeson College celebrated by hosting a week of rolling...  more...

2021 National Science Week

Posted by SASTA on 3 Aug 2021

What do you have planned for National Science Week this year? Check out some of the great activities we've come across. Let us know what you have planned to feature on our National...  more...

Bush Blitz TeachLive - coming to SA!!

Posted by SASTA on 27 Jul 2021

Bush Blitz is Australia’s largest nature discovery project involving specialist taxonomists, indigenous communities, rangers and landowners, teachers, students and BHP employees. Through a partnership between the Australian Government (through Parks Australia and the...  more...

Meet a Tall Poppy

Posted by SASTA on 1 Jun 2021

The Young Tall Poppy Science Awards are run by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) to honour up-and-coming scientists who combine world-class research with a passionate commitment to communicating science. The...  more...

SASTA: How it all began...

Posted by SASTA on 4 May 2021

04 May 1951: Initial meeting declaring the establishment of a South Australian Science Teachers Association "A faded letter can be found within archival material in the State Library provided by SASTA’s first female...  more...

The Evolution of the Annual Conference

Posted by SASTA on 23 Mar 2021

The Annual Conference over the years... SASTA held many professional learning events in its early years, however the first reference to 'the Annual SASTA Conference' was mentioned in the June 1971 Journal. The...  more...

Science at the Fringe

Posted by SASTA on 22 Jan 2021

Science at the Fringe For the Fourth year, the Adelaide Fringe is excited to collaborate with Inspiring South Australia on the return of the Science at the Fringe Guide! The Science at the...  more...

St Augustine’s Parish School STEM Expo

Posted by SASTA on 11 Dec 2020

During Term 3 the students at St Augustine explored the Science Week theme Deep Blue: Innovations for the Future of our Oceans. Each class has investigated an aspect of the ocean and all...  more...

SASTA Honour Award Winner

Posted by SASTA on 16 Nov 2020

Congratulations to Yvonne Zeegers, the 2020 SASTA Honour Award Recipient! Honour Awards are designed to recognise a SASTA member’s contribution to SASTA. Yvonne’s long and distinguished contribution to SASTA relates to the functions...  more...

Innovative Association of the Year Award Winner

Posted by SASTA on 30 Oct 2020

We are excited to announce that SASTA has won the Innovative Association Award in the 2020 Educators SA World Teachers' Day Awards! This award recognises and encourages education associations that develop innovative and...  more...

Bringing Nature to the Classroom

Posted by SASTA on 28 Oct 2020

It is fair to say that 2020 has been an interesting year for educators and many new alternatives have been required for teachers to deliver their outcomes to students. In previous years many...  more...

The Great South Australian Fossil Debate

Posted by SASTA on 16 Oct 2020

For this year’s National Science Week, several palaeontologists from Flinders University and the University of Adelaide got together to discuss and debate which of several time periods in the South Australian fossil record...  more...

2020 Science Week @ Woodville High School

Posted by SASTA on 4 Sep 2020

The theme for this year’s national science week was ‘Deep Blue’, This was a chance to celebrate the enormous contribution that the oceans and rivers make to our everyday lives. It was also...  more...

Robotic Engineering at Pulteney Grammar School

Posted by SASTA on 4 Sep 2020

Year 10 students at Pulteney Grammar School were given the opportunity to undertake some Robotic Engineering classes. The platform for experimentation was the Lego Minstorm EV3 kits as these are easy to use,...  more...

Northfield Science Expo 2020

Posted by SASTA on 1 Sep 2020

Entering our 4th year of Science Expo we had to be creative with COVID 19 restrictions. Rather than an entire day over in the gym we have spent 2 weeks sharing science inquiry...  more...

Cabra Dominican College's National Science Week

Posted by SASTA on 1 Sep 2020

The theme for Science week in 2020 was Deep Blue: Innovations for the future of our oceans. At Cabra Dominican College, we began the week with a staff morning tea with ocean themed...  more...

Always Question, Always Wonder: Science Week 2020

Posted by SASTA on 1 Sep 2020

Gleeson College embraced the theme, 'Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans' by hosting several exciting events. Our aim was to foster a passion for this meaningful topic by engaging students...  more...

Mount Gambier High School - National Science Week

This year the Mount Gambier High School Science Faculty dove deep into the 2020 National Science Week theme, ‘Deep Blue: Innovations for the future of our oceans’. This provided students with an opportunity...  more...

Science Week at St Martin’s

At St Martin’s students were involved in a whole variety of lessons and experiments for Science Week. Each year level had a different theme. Here are some examples of what the students explored...  more...

National Science Week at SASTA

Posted by SASTA on 18 Aug 2020

Check out a few of the activities we're trying for National Science Week in the SASTA office!  Have you seen the ASTA National Science Week Resource Booklet? There are a range of Standalone...  more...

2020 National Science Week

Posted by SASTA on 10 Aug 2020

What do you have planned for National Science Week this year? Check out some of the great activities we've come across. Let us know what you have planned to feature on our National...  more...

Book Donation | One in Four Children Inc.

Posted by SASTA on 17 Jul 2020

SASTA recently donated 1150 Biology books to One in Four Children Inc. to be sent to schools in the Nuba Mountains, Sudan. Find out more about how this organisation came to be and...  more...

Credit Union SA / SASTA Outstanding Contribution to the Teaching of Science Award Winners

Posted by SASTA on 29 Jun 2020

We're excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Credit Union SA / SASTA Outstanding Contribution to the Teaching of Science Award! Primary - Jade Tinney, Salisbury Park Primary School Middle years -...  more...

STEM Expo at St Augustine's Parish School

Posted by Tegan McClean on 17 Oct 2018

Classes from across the school worked on a huge variety of STEM activities throughout term 3 then presented their learning at our STEM Expo in week 7.  Each year level prepared a display...  more...

Building a Professional Learning Community in STEM

Posted by Tegan McClean on 4 Oct 2018

We all know that our colleagues are our greatest resource, and at The Grove Education Centre this resource is being used with exciting results! The Grove Education Centre, a special school in Woodville,...  more...

Tour of Learning at Stirling East Primary School

Posted by SASTA on 27 Sep 2018

Stirling East Primary School's second annual Science Themed Tour of Learning in the Hamilton unit was held on Thursday 6th September.   The year 3 and 4 Students showcased their first semester’s work, which...  more...

Engineering Design Challenge at Rosary Catholic School

Posted by Tegan McClean on 7 Sep 2018

Rosary Catholic School has been working with Kate Dilger from the SA Science Teachers Association (SASTA) through 2017 and 2018 to improve teaching and learning outcomes in STEM. A whole school approach has...  more...

Highgate School's Science Expo

Posted by Tegan McClean on 22 Aug 2018

From 3.30 - 5.30pm on Thursday, 16th August, Highgate School’s Science Expo came alive! This was an R-7 exhibition of ‘science games in a shoe box’. The gym was filled with families, school...  more...

Findon STEMathon

Posted by Tegan McClean on 22 Aug 2018

Findon High School hosted Seaton Park Primary School in student led activities for National Science Week. A range of activities occured during the week including: Wednesday - Year 3/4 students created dioramas depicting...  more...

One Week of Wow at Risdon Park Primary School!

Posted by Tegan McClean on 22 Aug 2018

One Week of Wow! was designed to allow students to enjoy activities during lunch times that they may not get to experience in their Science classes during the year. On Monday, we brought...  more...