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School science competitions

Ben Newsome

There are so many school science competitions to get involved in. Here is just a short selection of science competitions that give an opportunity for your students to shine!

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Episode: 65

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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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Gamechangers and changemakers

Kate O'Sullivan

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: 58

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Inspiring schools creating STEM festivals

Ben Newsome

Discover an inspiring story of how 13 schools in the Northern Beaches of Sydney have come together to form the Peninsula Community of Schools, a collaborative group of motivated educators that put on STEM Festivals and so much more. Get inspired!

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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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Episode: 56

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Virtual Reality in the Classroom

Ben Newsome

Meet Amanda Fox, an amazing educator and expert in digital technology in the classroom. An ISTE Emerging Leader & PBS Digital Innovator, get ready with pen and paper as in this episode you'll learn from Amanda about a bunch of platforms and ideas for using virtual reality in education plus...

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Dollar stores: A treasure trove of materials for teaching science!

Jaqueline Kao

What can you find at your local discount store? Join Jacqui on a shopping trip to look for inexpensive teaching materials for your next science lesson. Cheap finds and science experiment hacks in this week's blog!

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Episode: 54

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#PrimarySTEMChat with Rachael Lehr

Ben Newsome

#PrimarySTEMChat comprises a group of highly motivated primary science educators who chat every Thursday night on Twitter about all things primary STEM! Science and digital technology specialist Rachael Lehr drops by to talk about what she knows works in a primary science classroom and the importance of open-ended investigations for...

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Episode: 53

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Townsville STEM hub & more

Ben Newsome

Sarah Chapman is on a mission to inspire the next generation of STEM thinkers in QLD and beyond. From setting up the North QLD STEM Hub in Townville to spreading her knowledge gained from her recent Barbara Cail Fellowship into women in STEM, her energy and enthusiasm is infectious. As...

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Episode: 50

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Why data science is essential

Ben Newsome

Dr Linda McIver started out as an Academic with a PhD in Computer Science Education. When it became apparent that High School teaching was a lot more fun, Linda began a highly successful career at John Monash Science School, where she built innovative courses in Computational and Data Science for...

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Episode: 49

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STEMpunk

Ben Newsome

This week it's a dual interview... one between Tom Gordon who helps anchor the STEMpunk podcast and Ben from the FizzicsEd podcast! Tom Gordon is a highly accomplished science communicator, where his work at Kickstart at the University of Sydney gives him the chance to show high school students what...

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Episode: 48

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Sydney Science Festival

Ben Newsome

The Sydney Science Festival celebrates and showcases Sydney’s diverse and multidisciplinary science and innovation community through a program of talks by world-leading researchers, hands-on workshops, exhibitions and family events exploring all areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM). Today we speak with the event producers, Catherine Polcz, the...

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Episode: 47

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Inclusion in STEM with the Warren Centre

Ben Newsome

From inspiration at school through to developing the next entrepreneurial leaders in STEM, the Warren Centre’s Inclusion² program is designed increase young women's participation and leadership in STEM. Partially funded under the Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship Program as part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda, Inclusion² together with...