SCIENCE + TECHNOLOGY
COVID-19 explained | Years 5–6
What are viruses, what they do and where they come from? Professors Palmer and Cunningham will explain how vaccines have controlled many diseases such as smallpox, the flu, measles and now COVID-19.
COVID-19 explained | Years 7–10
What are viruses? Where has SARS-CoV-2 come from, what makes it so dangerous and what will happen as mutations arise? Meet real experts and learn where to find genuine data and advice.
Earth’s Place in Our Solar System
Discover the vastness of nearby space.
An Australian on Mars Recording
Meet planetary scientist Dr Adrian Brown.
Make a Planisphere
Make an adjustable map of the night sky.
Collection Set: The Solar System
Explore objects from the Museum’s collection related to the exploration of our Solar System.
CLIMATE SOLUTIONS. OUR YOUTHS' FUTURE WITH DR. REBECCA HUNTLEY YEARS 5–8
Understand the science, the urgency and our youths’ future. Part of the 100 Climate Conversation series.
CLIMATE SOLUTIONS. CORAL REEFS WITH PROFESSOR CHARLIE VERON YEARS 5–8
How did the love of an octopus start the career of one of the first scientists to sound the climate change alarm. Part of the 100 Climate Conversation series.
ANSTO and the Invisible Revealed
Chemical World | Years 7–10. ANSTO nuclear investigations of the Powerhouse’s artefacts.
CLIMATE SOLUTIONS. MICROFACTORIES WITH PROFESSOR VEENA SAHAJWALLA YEARS 5–8
Meet the 2022 NSW Australian of the Year, Professor Veena Sahajwalla from UNSW who is reshaping the way we look at recycling with small modular MICROfactories.
Weird space with Professor Fred Watson
Join Australia’s astronomer-at-large as he examines our Solar System, black holes and much more.
STEM Careers and baby black holes
Download this quick start guide for coding with Arduino and the ThinkerShield.
ThinkerShield Program Files
Download the example ThinkerShield code files to complete the Get.(On).With.It activities.
Head to the Arduino website to download the latest version of the Arduino IDE.
ThinkerShield Lesson Plan
Introduce your learners to the world of physical computing in this ThinkerShield lesson plan.