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STEM Video Game Challenge + Science Talent Search!

Jacqui

Looking to challenge your students this year? Competitions and events in Victoria and nationwide! Become a mentor and help showcase your kids' awesome STEM talents! Get those registrations in for Science Talent Search and Australian STEM Video Game Challenge before closing!

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Visit National parks using Google Street View!

Ben Newsome

Take a walk on the wild side! Planning a bush walk and not too sure what to expect? Why not get trail-side using Google Street View? A couple of years ago, NSW National Parks & Wildlife partnered with Google to use the Trekker, a backpack-mounted 360-degree camera and GPS system...

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Episode: 26

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Code like a Girl

Ben Newsome

Ally Watson co-founded Code like a Girl after experiencing first-hand the barriers women have in the male-dominated computer science and developer industry. Code like a Girl aims to change the playing field, with a strong focus on mentoring girls in coding and computational thinking in a creative environment that sparks...

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How to create a student science podcast

Ben Newsome

Help students spread their ideas! Podcasting also offers yet another opportunity for your students to engage with their world digitally. Armed with a microphone and a recording device, your students could be sharing their ideas and insights gained as they conduct science at your school and beyond! The content they...

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Educhange 2017 wrap up – Part 2!

Jacqui

Fizzics at Educhange 2017! The Fizzics Education team sets up shop in the beautiful Royal Melbourne Exhibition Building today, geared up to meet people and share our passion for doing awesome science stuff! Follow our blog posts to check out the cool people we've heard from and chatted to as...

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Educhange 2017 wrap up – Part 1!

Jacqui

Fizzics at Educhange 2017! Holly and the Fizzics Education Victoria team is in Melbourne this week for Educhange 2017! Follow our blog posts to check out the cool people we've heard from and chatted to as well as keeping up with the shenanigans we get up to at the Royal...

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Episode: 13

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Less screen time & more STEM at the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum, Michigan

Ben Newsome

Learning by doing is by far the best way for kids to learn skills for life. At the Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum, the Corrina Strecker and the team have created an immersive STEM environment that captures kid’s imaginations and teaches families valuable lessons in creativity, exploration and collaboration. From interactive...

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Fizzics wins CILC Pinnacle Award three years running!

Ben Newsome

Wow..three years in a row! The team at Fizzics Education are proud again to announce that we've now been fortunate enough to pick up the coveted CILC Pinnacle Award for the third year running!

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Episode: 12

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Teaching STEM lessons using maritime history

Ben Newsome

From shipwrecks & salvage to ship engines and sails, the maritime heritage of every country affords a context that students of all ages can relate to. We chat with Anne Doran, an education officer at the Australian National Maritime Museum and find out how her background as a teacher librarian...

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Episode: 11

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How virtual excursions enrich classroom teaching

Ben Newsome

No matter what topic your class is studying, you can connect your students with experts from around the globe in museums, science centers, zoos, aquariums and more using conferencing technology. Jan Zanetis, ISTE Board Director and the Executive Director for the Center for Interactive Learning & Collaboration discusses how schools...

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Google takes you inside the International Space Station

Ben Newsome

Explore to your hearts content! Ever wondered just what it would be like to tour the International Space Station? Well, with Google Maps you can! Google has teamed up with NASA to create a tour of all the sections of the ISS! Using your mouse or fingers you can look...

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Episode: 10

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Teaching design thinking with Makers Empire

Ben Newsome

When it comes to design thinking, having students create 3D objects that solve a real-world problem is pretty close to a perfect lesson. In this talk with Mandi Dimitriadis from Makers Empire we discover just how far 3D printing has come (you can even print in chocolate!) plus the critical...

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What is an ISTE conference actually like?

Ben Newsome

Discover one of the largest teaching events on the planet Ever wanted to find out the latest and greatest technology tools, tips & tricks that'll spice up your learning space? More importantly, would you rather discover this information from educators that are actually using the technology in their classroom? Perhaps...

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Minecraft: science CAN be all fun and games!

Jacqui

STEM education through gaming! Want your students to learn, create and collaborate while having tonnes of fun? Let us show you how with Minecraft, one of the most popular video games ever created! Gaming is an incredibly powerful avenue for teaching, so take advantage of this versatile game and get...

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