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Podcast: SciScouts with Kate Lehane

Ben Newsome

Discover the impact that SciScouts is having on kids across the ACT and beyond! We chat with Kate Lehane, the Branch Commissioner – STEM & Innovation for the Scouts Australia (ACT Branch) where she leads the SciScouts program encouraging Scouts and Guides to learn more about STEM-related activities and careers.

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Podcast: Sydney Science Trail

Ben Newsome

Discover over 50 amazing virtual science offerings via the Sydney Science Trail, a  highly varied science initiative presented by The Australian Museum and the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Supported by Inspiring Australia as part of National Science Week and by ABC Radio Sydney. We chat with Tori Tasker, Producer of...

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Episode: 99

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Podcast: Poetry & Science Combined

Ben Newsome

Here's a challenge to take up - why not try combining poetry with your science programs? We chat the positive impact this has on learning and about how this can be done with Dr Sam Illingworth, a Senior Lecturer in science communication at the University of Western Australia.

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Episode: 97

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Podcast: SCINEMA – Bringing science stories to life

Ben Newsome

Grab your popcorn! We find out more about SCINEMA, the southern hemisphere's largest international science film festival. We find out what's on offer from an education point of view as we chat with Ben Lewis, editor of Australia's Science Channel as well as Jennifer Chalmers who is the education specialist...

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Remembering the Curiosity Show

Ben Newsome

From 1972 to 1990, Deanne Hutton and Rob Morrison astounded audiences across Australia with explanations of strange phenomena and curious science with memorable demonstrations using household items. There were plenty of times when I would be begging my parents to get materials together after watching a segment of the show!

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Episode: 77

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Podcast: Engineers without borders

Ben Newsome

Find out more about Engineers without Borders from Erin Hughes, a 2019 Superstar of STEM & passionate advocate for indigenous education in the Torres Strait.

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Episode: 76

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Podcast: Innovation Games Highlights from 2018

Ben Newsome

Back in August 2018 Sydney Olympic Park put on the Innovation Games as part of the Sydney Science Festival & National Science Week. Here's just some of the highlights!

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Episode: 68

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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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Episode: 61

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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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Gamechangers and changemakers

Ben Newsome

Spreading knowledge & ideas This National Science Week, we’ve been out around Sydney with the Game Changers Show. We’ve talked about people who changed the way we operate – from Archimedes to Elon Musk, Ada Lovelace to Elizabeth Blackburn. But we’ve been being asked the most questions about the final...

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Episode: 60

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Museums & Education

Ben Newsome

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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Episode: 57

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The Science and Engineering Challenge

Ben Newsome

Listen to Dr Terry Burns as he describes why science & engineering challenges help students prepare to work collaboratively and creatively in real-world environments.

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Hot Topic: Volcanoes!

Quill Darby

Things to learn from Mt. Kilauea's eruption! Are your students currently working through their module on natural disasters? With the ongoing eruption of Kilauea in Hawaii, now is a great time to talk about volcanoes if you haven't already!

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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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