STEM

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Play, create and control
Play, create and control

Christine Haynes reviews a robot construction kit, and discusses why robotics still appeals to tech-savvy teachers.

Modelling the molecule of life
Modelling the molecule of life

Modular kits can help students in the science classroom understand molecules, processes and forces that cannot be seen. Here, educator Britt Gow reviews a few ready-made kits.

The next generation of game makers
The next generation of game makers

More than 550 youngsters took part in the inaugural Australian STEM Video Game Challenge. Teacher takes a look at the winning entries.

Blast off on a learning adventure
Blast off on a learning adventure

A trip to Space Camp is helping one educator design a curriculum that is based on real experiences, with the aim to engage STEM students.

Putting ‘wow' back into science
Putting ‘wow' back into science

Working with a science specialist has helped students at this South Australian school see the connections between science and the real world.

National Science Week
National Science Week

Need ideas for National Science Week? Take a look at this special Teacher vox pop video.

Encouraging STEM success
Encouraging STEM success

Tasmanian academics have launched a new framework designed to build the capacity of STEM teachers and support them in selecting resources.

One step backward, two steps forward
One step backward, two steps forward

By stepping back and letting your students have some control of their learning, you can step forward in your own practice, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain.

Teaching, and really teaching
Teaching, and really teaching

Here’s a simple question: what should we be teaching our students in science classrooms that will be of most use them? The answer, as Stephen Keast and Rebecca Cooper explain, is to teach them to think for themselves, but that’s not as easy as it sounds.