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Podcast: Dr Karl Kruszelnicki on continuous learning

Ben Newsome

Incredibly well known across Australia, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has been instrumental in helping science be accessible to people. From his many, many popular science books to his nearly 3 decades in public radio and now podcasting, Dr Karl continues to inspire people young and old about the world around us....

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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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Podcast: Global education with Sean Forde

Ben Newsome

Meet Sean Forde, a passionate educator who has been heavily involved in global collaboration lessons with students. From Flipgrid through to interactive video conferencing, Sean has always been about giving the best avenues for his students to learn!

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Quit Rubbishing Pluto – October 5, 2018

Ben Newsome

You can't use your phone while driving, but what about using your phone while... learning? Quill's on the case.  Pluto's a planet again! Hooray! Maybe!  The Ocean Cleanup has been deployed. A giant plastic-eating machine has been set loose towards the Great Pacific Garbage patch. Hopefully it will tide-y up! ...

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Special Edition: Mars Rover Magic

Ben Newsome

Welcome to this special edition episode of Fizzics TWIST! Water on Mars, alien life, cosmic farts, and planet-sized dust storms; the two active Mars Rovers, Opportunity and Curiosity, have been creating some huge news lately. So what exactly has been going on up there? Duncan tells the story of the...

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STEAM Up the Classroom with Tori Cameron

Ben Newsome

Join Tori Cameron, host of the STEAM Up the Classroom Podcast, as she describes her journey in creating a STEAM lab at her school in Massachusetts, USA. We discuss the importance of low and high tech when it comes to maker spaces, how to source materials, ideas for engaging the...

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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: 64

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STEM Read with Gillian King-Cargile

Ben Newsome

STEM can be found in fiction! Everyone loves a good story and our guest Gillian King-Cargile from STEM Read in Northern Illinois University uses narratives in novels, picture books, comics and more to highlight scientific concepts to readers of all ages and in doing so makes science literacy all the...

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Bioluminescent neanderthals! – Sep 13, 2018

Ben Newsome

Don't forget to send us your science questions and we will consult the experts on your behalf! The lovely people of Jervis Bay get to go to a bioluminescence party. But will they light up the dance floor? Duncan updates us about the Opportunity Mars Rover, and it's not looking...

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Episode: 63

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Education & Tech with Craig Kemp

Ben Newsome

Creating vibrant classrooms with meaningful technology applications is so important! Craig Kemp has tremendous energy when it comes to supporting teachers integrating educational technology across the world. Craig is a highly sought education speaker and his blog was recently named one of the world's top 12 education blogs by 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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FizzicsEd now in California!

Ben Newsome

Fizzics Education is now on the ground in San Diego! Hear from co-founder Jeanette McConnell of Fizzics Education USA about her work in science outreach and her thoughts on what makes hands-on experiments memorable.

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Episode: 60

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Museums & Education

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All about museum education and the thoughts behind public exhibitions at the Australian Museum! Ellie Downing is the Manager for Science Engagement and Events at the Australian Museum and has been involved in science engagement and content creation for many years in the museum sector. Listen in as we chat...

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The Right Koalifications – July 20, 2018

Ben Newsome

Flying electric spiders! Hooray! Everyone loves flying electric spiders! Koalas have a terrible, toxic diet of only Eucalyptus leaves, but those cute, fuzzy, icons seem just fine! How do they do it? That funnily-named planet between Saturn and Neptune is a bit wonky, and we found out why! Also listen...

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