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Podcast: Science parties are awesome

Written by Ben Newsome on February 28th, 2018.      0 comments

Episode 42 of the FizzicsEd podcast

From running science parties across the UK to presenting at TEDx, Marc Wileman from Sublime Science brings a passion for teaching kids critical thinking. In this episode, we chat about just what is important when presenting science to students and how teaching risk-taking can help prepare kids for their future

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Marc Wileman from Sublime Science sitting amongst a dry ice cloud
Having fun with science!
Teaching Topics: edchat, kids, podcasts , scicomm
 

Winter Olympics 2018 - The science of cross country skiing!

Written by Jacqui on February 22nd, 2018.      0 comments

The science of Olympic sports!

The third instalment of our 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics coverage is here! This week we delve into the fascinating world of cross country skiing!

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Two cross country skiers in blue and white suits on white snow spectators in the background
The oldest type of skiing!

Teaching Topics: edchat, events, scicomm , sport, teaching
 

Podcast: How to nail a 3 minute thesis

Written by Ben Newsome on February 19th, 2018.      0 comments

Episode 41 of the FizzicsEd podcast

What makes an awesome science presentation? At the Postgraduate Research Forum Speakers at a 3-minute thesis pitch event at the UNSW School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (UNSW BEES) you certainly can find out!  In this podcast, we chat with two of the finalists, Claire Brandenburger and Hayden Schilling, about what they did to prepare themselves to pitch their entire thesis in three minutes.

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Craft your pitch!
 

Winter Olympics 2018 - The science of bobsleigh!

Written by Jacqui on February 14th, 2018.      0 comments

The science of Olympic sports!

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are underway! Over the next couple of weeks Fizzics will bring you a series of blog posts about the science behind these exciting sports! In this post we'll be looking at the fast-paced sport of: bobsleigh!

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australian bobsled team winter olympics four men in green and yellow suits pushing a yellow bobsleigh on white ice purple background with white olympic logo
Go Team AUS!

Teaching Topics: edchat, events, scicomm , sport, teaching
 

Podcast: Student STEM tours with Latitude Group Travel

Written by Ben Newsome on February 12th, 2018.      0 comments

Episode 40 of the FizzicsEd podcast

Ever wanted to bring students to the where the science is actually happening? Jenny Murphy and the team at Latitude Group Travel do exactly that, creating extraordinary student STEM travel experiences to sites across Australia and around the globe. From taking students to high profile sites such as CERN & NASA through to field trips to the Great Barrier Reef & more, Latitude Group Travel have created a fantastic offering for schools wanting to expand their student's horizons!

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Latitude Group Tours STEM visit
Life-changing STEM tours!
Teaching Topics: environment, outdoors , podcasts, scicomm , STEM
 

"If you can't see it, you can't be it"

Written by Kate on February 11th, 2018.      0 comments

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In 2015, the United Nations proclaimed February 11th the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Today, Kate looks back over the strong STEM women she looked up to as a child, and who changed her life for the better.

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May-Britt Moser at Nobel Prizes Ceremony Photo Alexander Mahmoud for Nobel Media
Teaching Topics: edchat, education , STEM , teaching
 

Winter Olympics 2018 - The science of curling!

Written by Jacqui on February 7th, 2018.      0 comments

The science of Olympic sports!

Tomorrow marks the opening of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Over the next several weeks Fizzics will bring you a series of blog posts about the science behind these exciting sports! First up: curling!

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Winter Olympics PyeongChang2018 logo rings blue yellow black green red
Let the games begin!

Teaching Topics: edchat, events , outdoors , scicomm, sport, teaching
 

Podcast: Australian Age of Dinosaurs

Written by Ben Newsome on February 5th, 2018.      0 comments

Episode 39 of the FizzicsEd podcast

Ever wanted to know what it's really like to work at a Dinosaur Museum? Well now's your chance as Education Coordinator & Laboratory Supervisor Steven Rumbold takes you behind the scenes at Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History. Situated in the heart of regional QLD, this museum is a thriving research facility where you and your students can join real dinosaur digs and help unearth Australi's ancient past. 

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Steven Rumbold at AAOD in front of dinosaur bone plaster jackets on racking
Uncovering Australia's ancient history!
 

Most popular podcasts of 2017

Written by Ben Newsome on February 3rd, 2018.      0 comments

Insights from STEM education specialists

With so many awesome guests on the weekly FizzicsEd podcast, it's been a blast chatting with some of the best science education specialists from Australia and around the globe. Every episode has been highly popular, with a variety of insights into how different teachers, science communicators, museum professionals and outreach educators think when it comes to inspiring people of all ages. Amongst all of the episodes some were clearly revisited time and again... so... without further adieu, here's the most popular FizzicsEd podcast episodes that were released in 2017!

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Fizzics Ed podcast
Science audio on demand!
Teaching Topics: edchat, education , media, podcasts, STEM, teaching
 
 

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