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Fun summer science experiments!

Ben Newsome

Summer science experiments are always great fun for kids on holidays. The following science experiments have been tried & tested with kids who've been searching for ways to keep cool!

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Episode: 67

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Podcast: EarthEcho with Jaclyn Gerakios

Ben Newsome

Get inspired as we chat with Jaclyn Gerakios, Expeditions Manager for EarthEcho International which a global leader in marine science education for schools and beyond. We chat about the recent expedition held in Victoria as well as how EarthEcho International works with students across the globe to help create a...

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Episode: 14

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Reef Grief – September 27, 2018

Ben Newsome

Don't forget to send us your science questions and we will consult the experts on your behalf! We're talking about the Great Barrier Reef again! Now that pesky Crown of Thorns Starfish is being targeted by robots. Scientists have found a new coral reef off the east coast of the...

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Episode: 62

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Adventure Learning with the Bookend Trust

Ben Newsome

Ever wanted to go on an adventure? Well, Andrew Hughes from the Bookend Trust does this for a living and through Expedition Class he inspires student young and old to learn more about our environment & our heritage. From hiking the wilds of Tasmania to sea kayaking around Papua New...

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Dipnetting for the National Waterbug Blitz!

Ben Newsome

Contributing to the nation's knowledge It doesn't matter whether you are young or young at heart, you can help ecologist's understanding of the health of our waterways by participating in the National Waterbug Blitz! So, pop on your gumboots and wade on in :)

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Episode: 59

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DigitalEd & the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service

Ben Newsome

Bringing students into the great outdoors offers them the opportunity to enjoy and discovery unique natural environments through meaningful, quality and fun educational experiences. Listen in to hear the latest updates from the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Education Team about how they inspire students and teachers to get...

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Episode: 55

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Youth Eco Summit

Ben Newsome

Very much a fixture of the school excursion calendar, the Youth Eco Summit is a major environmental education festival held in Sydney Olympic Park. In 2018, the summit will include student drama, film, music, debate, TED-style talks and global video exchanges. Find out more!

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Episode: 44

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Student fossil digs & more at Kronosaurus Korner

Ben Newsome

Museum Curator and Interpretive Manager Michelle Johnston drops by to chat about the growing educational opportunities being offered at Kronosaurus Korner, a working museum with nearly 1,150 unique fossil specimens from Richmond and the surrounding areas of northwestern Queensland. From public fossil digs to distance education, Michelle takes us through...

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Episode: 40

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Student STEM tours with Latitude Group Travel

Ben Newsome

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 &...

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Winter Olympics 2018 – The science of curling!

Jaqueline Kao

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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Episode: 39

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Australian Age of Dinosaurs

Ben Newsome

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...

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Episode: 38

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Reef HQ Aquarium & enviroED

Ben Newsome

Meet Craig McGrogan, an incredibly dedicated environmental educator at ReefHQ who for many years has run science workshops, citizen science and ecotourism programs in the heart of tropical north QLD. ReefHQ is the National Education Center for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority whose mission is to inspire everyone...

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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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Garden chemistry: pH indicators in your backyard!

Jaqueline Kao

From colour-changing teas to blossoms in your garden! Now that the weather is warming up, why not get your students out and about for some chemistry in the garden! Learn about colourful plants, acids and bases, and DIY pH indicators with this simple experiment!

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