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How volunteering for museums opens doors & deepens knowledge

Ben Newsome

Getting a gig at a major science museum can be highly competitive. We chat with Karen Player, Manager for Museum Outreach at the Australian Museum, who began her museum career in 1998 when she began volunteering on the museum floor. Plus we look at what it was like as an...

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Talking #aussieED & WorldSTEM.co with founder Brett Salakas

Ben Newsome

Primary teacher & #aussieED founder Brett Salakas is an inspirational educator who’s worked to create a global network of motivated people on Twitter to make educational theory into classroom practice that works. In this podcast we chat about his new work in WorldSTEM.co where his mission is simple... to bring...

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National Indigenous Science Education Program (NISEP)

Ben Newsome

Meet A/Prof Joanne Jamie and Dr Emma Barnes, two university biochemists from Macquarie University who have created the incredibly successful National Indigenous Science Education Program, an initiative designed to place Indigenous youth in leadership positions so they gain the confidence, motivation and skills to stay in school and consider pathways...

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Citizen science & entrepreneurial thinking in STEM

Ben Newsome

Inspiring Australia is a federally funded Australian program that works to increase engagement and interest in the sciences through sharing ideas, events and stories created by educators, researchers, and science communicators. Jackie Randles is the Manager of Inspiring Australia NSW and is heavily involved in helping science events, regional science...

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What to know when putting together science festivals

Ben Newsome

Vanessa Barratt is a highly experienced science teacher and who has also worked for a variety of sites such as the Australian Museum, London’s Natural History Museum, Taronga Zoo and more. Her 2017 role as a science communicator with Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden saw her put on major science festivals...

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Embedding language, culture and risk taking into science lessons

Ben Newsome

Maddie and Louka from the Education Changemakers drop by to chat about their work in supporting teacher-led innovation that is creating stunning learning communities across the globe. We talk about the importance of threading culture and history into science lessons as well as why it’s ok to make mistake, make...

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Our comprehensive guide to SLIME!

Jacqui

Why slime? They're making it at home, at school, and even selling it on the internet! Slime-making is the latest fad sweeping across the globe. We've combed the internet to bring you this extensive list of recipes, ideas and the science of slime!

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The importance of scientific literacy & student-led project-based learning

Ben Newsome

Meet Isabelle Kingsley, a former science teacher who in 2017 headed up the Sydney Science Festival as well as adult programming at the Museum of Applied Arts Museum in Sydney. In this episode, we talk about the importance of scientific literacy and value of allowing students to explore their learning...

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Why establishing science clubs for preschoolers works

Ben Newsome

Adam Selinger from the Children’s Discovery Museum in Wollongong discusses why establishing science clubs in libraries for children under 5 years old through the Little Bang Discovery Club has been such a success. We also chat about the importance of allowing kids to guide their own learning and experience failures...

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Ideas for teaching creativity in STEM lessons

Ben Newsome

Get creative! Sparking creativity in students in some ways is not a challenge, kids are naturally creative regardless of their background. As such weaving some creative aspects into your next STEM lesson will definitely be welcomed in your classroom! There many ways to approach this, however the following ideas can...

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Science for kids at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

Ben Newsome

Biology in the heart of the city Taking kids around the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney can offer so many learning opportunities! This week we completed another round of kids holiday science programs at the Maiden Theatre in the gardens and we couldn't help but incorporate a guided walk as part...

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How to pick a great educational science toy

Ben Newsome

What do we look for in science toys? Science educational toys, they're everywhere! A trip to the shopping mall will take you quickly past racks of toys and gizmos, each proclaiming a variety of educational benefits that be gained. The question is, are the claims for these educational toys all...

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Robo Wunderkind: early years robotics & blocks combined

Ben Newsome

Building robots just got better Delivering school STEM workshops across the country is such a rewarding job, especially when you get to hear from motivated teachers about the new edtech solutions they've come across! This week was one of these weeks where we heard about Robo Wunderkind, a combination of...

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Our most popular science teaching ideas of 2016

Ben Newsome

So many science teaching ideas! Recently we were asked about which of our science teaching articles have been the most popular for teachers. No problem! In this article we list 10 of the most shared teaching articles we wrote in 2016. Some of the articles are fantastic for K-12 teaching...

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