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Women in STEM at Science Alive!

Posted by SASTA

on 22/06/2022

Science Alive! and STEM Day Out have been an institution for families schools to visit to explore and be inspired by STEM professionals in South Australia, from bugs to biology, drones to dark matter, dinosaur poop to glow in the dark poop, nothing is off the table at this event!...

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Star of the Sea & the Marine Discovery Centre

Posted by SASTA

on 21/06/2022

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 on our front doorstep. We are also fortunate to have the Marine Discover Centre (MDC) as part...

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Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries

Posted by SASTA

on 15/06/2022

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 for all ages and abilities. Our goal is to raise awareness and interest in our wonderful Great...

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Science Writing ideas

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 15/06/2022

Are you stuck on your Science Writing entry? Here are some great places to start or some resources to add to your current project! Click on the links below. Bioluminescence Have you been hunting for ghost mushrooms? We are proud to have the Clean Air Society of Australia & New...

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Air Quality: Emissions and Monitoring

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 15/06/2022

We're excited to have the Clean Air Society of Australia & New Zealand sponsoring the Science Writing category this year! They have an amazing prize on offer for year 9-12 students for the best student entry from Science Writing or Scientific Inquiry that addresses Air Quality: Emissions and Monitoring. The...

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Programming, Apps & Robotics appointments now open

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 14/06/2022

If you have registered a Programming, Apps & Robotics project for the Oliphant Science Awards, you are now able to book your appointment with our judges! Appointments can be booked online here. Don't forget that you also need to upload your report via our online project submission platform by Friday...

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Judging the Models & Inventions Category

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 08/06/2022

What is it like to be a judge in the Oliphant Science Awards? We met some previous judges and asked them why they think the Oliphants are important, why they judge and whether they had any hints or tips for entrants. Models & Inventions Category Sam Moyle (Brighton Secondary School)...

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Website of the Month

Posted by SASTA

on 01/06/2022

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! June 2022 CSIRO Education and Outreach - Sustainable Futures Sustainable Futures schools education program, a CSIRO initiative which encourages schools to understand the...

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Science Teaching Positions Vacant

Posted by SASTA

on 01/06/2022

Please see below the details of vacant science teaching positions we've been provided with: You can also visit the following websites for a list of all teaching positions available. Department for Education Catholic Education South Australia Association of Independent Schools of South Australia If your school is currently advertising a...

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Science Excursions

Posted by SASTA

on 01/06/2022

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! June 2022 Take a beach walk! This guide will help you identify the fascinating species you might find...

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Crystal Investigation: control of temperature

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 01/06/2022

by Ian McMahon The first article in the blog focussed on two of the principal factors that can affect the success of growing award winning crystals. These were the quality of the solute, alum – how pure is it? and the quality of the solvent, water - again related to...

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