Inhale, exhale then repeat. Do you ever get so busy you forget to do the simple stuff? Well, welcome to the SASTA world of late! And even though the school holidays are but a month away, in no way, shape or form do we have the time to slow down...! With the main part of the Oliphant Science Awards over, and just (ha!) the Presentation Ceremony to go, we have still the SACE Stage 2 Exam Prep Seminars starting on 3rd September, Investigating Earth and Space Science for Years 8 to 10, Willie Wonders Why for Primary teachers, all before the end of the term... Oh, and did I mention the new Stage 1 workbooks, the Early Career Teachers Conference and the STEM Yr 6 - 11 Conference and Expo?!? Breathe. Just breathe.
2016 Study Guides for Chemistry, Biology and Physics are still available!
For schools wanting to place a bulk Study Guide order, simply fax your purchase order
(including freight) to 08) 8354 0008.
Please note, purchase orders emailed firstname.lastname@example.org will also be accepted.
2016 SACE Stage 2 Trial Exams are now available. Priced at $110 (incl. GST) each, purchase your digital copies now!
Australian Institute of Physics - Frame Your Physics Competition
The AIP's Frame Your Physics competition is open to students across Australia.
Are you involved in a cool research project? Or maybe you are always looking for interesting questions: Why is the sky blue? How do stars form? How do lasers work? Can you explain them to your friends? Then explain it to everyone!
Make a video of up to 3 minutes presenting any topic in physics in an entertaining and informative way and you could win awesome prizes for you and your school!
Entries are now open and must be submitted before October 31! So get filming, be creative and have some fun with it! You could score some amazing prizes for yourself and your school!
A series of 5 workshops and an associated field trip, designed for teachers interested in teaching about climate change, will be presented at Marden Senior College on 1st and 2nd December. Presenters will include Ian Tooley (the Climate Reality Project), Tony Hooker (EPA), Greg McNamara (TESEP), John Mignone (DSD, Len Altman and Kelly Sharrad (Geoscience Pathways Project).
These workshops will be of interest to all science teachers 8-12, but particularly those interested in teaching the new SACE Earth and Environmental Science (EES) course to be implemented from 2017.
For details and registration instructions visit the front page of the Geoscience Pathways website.
Science 50:50 program is an initiative of University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Flinders University is leading this program in SA; running a New Innovators Competition offering university scholarships to the 5 young women (5 x $4000) in the states of NSW / SA who share the most innovative ideas for solving real-world problems. Girls enrolled in Year 12 at an Australian high school can submit via video, poster, essay, website or even a photo with a description. We offer the flight costs to and from Sydney for the SA winning students to attend the award ceremony held at Australian Maritime Museum, Sydney.
The competition will commence by the end of July and open until October 10.