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Lesson ideas to use in your school garden for STEM

Ben Newsome

Get your green thumb on! Students absolutely love getting their hands dirty in the garden. The traditional school garden offers a great chance to not only teach students about growing and caring for plants but also the importance of biodiversity, how agricultural science impacts their everyday lives and even local...

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Ideas for using drones in science education

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Bring out the drones! The advent of drones has been heralded a potential game-changer in certain industries. Quite a few readers will be well aware of Amazon's interest in creating delivery drones for their online shopping business via Amazon Prime Air, you might have even heard of Dominos Pizza Delivery...

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Fizzics wins CILC Pinnacle Award again!

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Woohoo! Great news coming into the weekend :) We've been running science classes across the world using video conferencing technology and over the past few years we've been quite involved with delivering programs to schools in North America via the Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC). As part of...

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Amusement arcade STEM – game on!

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Roll up, roll up! Science & math learning opportunities can be found in the most unlikely places! Amongst the predictable driving games and shoot 'em ups you can still find some old favourites that can illustrate some concepts in your classroom, you just have to aim the lesson at the...

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Create a class STEM pitchfest just like Shark Tank!

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Students... pitch me your ideas! The business pitching TV show Shark Tank and it's competitor Dragon's Den have certainly captured the public's imagination in the past year or so. Why not take this idea into your science classroom and create a STEM pitch fest? Not only will it be fun...

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Pokemon Go – Lesson ideas for the science classroom

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An augmented reality gaming giant Well, hasn't this app exploded across the world!?! With so many kids, teens and adults using Pokemon Go surely this is an opportunity for teachers to use this highly addictive content in the classroom to engage students, especially those kids that don't readily engage with...

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Ideas for teaching science to preschool children

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Early learning science that works There are so many options for teaching science in an preschool setting! Kids are highly inquisitive at this young age with an eagerness to investigate their world that older kids rarely match. Why not take advantage of this and create science lessons to match their...

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Post-It notes teach collaboration & identify understanding

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A simple yet powerful tool in student hands Nothing could be simpler than having students sit down and create a mind map of their ideas prior to a science lesson or project based learning activity. Why not take this classic thought process a step further and have students share their...

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10 tips for first year science teachers

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Learn how to thrive in your first teaching year It can be quite daunting on your first day as a science teacher. Sure, you've done the required face to face days as a student teacher and you've passed all the exams... but now it's the real deal! Entering a new...

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Colour blindness in the classroom

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Can your students see clearly what is happening in class? Many people are aware of the variety of colour blindness tests available. The thing is, how often does the inability to perceive colours get picked up in class? Does it really have an impact on education, or is it just...

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Teaching STEAM on a limited budget

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Let your student's creativity shine, without breaking the bank! Teaching science in your classroom doesn't necessarily have to be just about following the textbook. If you want to truly engage kids in the sciences you have to tap into their creative side, that is, let them go about solving a...

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Vivid: science lessons on light & colour

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Use the Vivid Light, Music & Ideas Festival to your advantage! With the Vivid Light, Music & Ideas Festival in full swing in Sydney from May 27 until June 18 this year it's the perfect time to teach light & colour with your students. Students love colour, they love lasers...

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Lego robotics teaching ideas that work

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Lego robotics captures kids attention like nothing else! We love Lego Robotics! Also known as Lego Mindstorms, we've been using these robots for years to teach kids coding and logical reasoning in schools for years. Students intuitively understand it and can very quickly have their robot moving and sensing it's...

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Science memes you can teach with

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How to use memes as a powerful way to engage students. Who doesn't love a chuckle? When you enter most science faculty staff rooms you'll undoubtedly notice a variety of humorous education and science memes posted on the walls. Funny memes connect with people in a way that other media...

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