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Climate Solutions

Hear climate innovators present an evidence-based and empowering vision of the future. Learn, question, discuss and be inspired by Powerhouse’s 100 Climate Conversations Exhibition.

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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.

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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.

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Earth’s Place in Our Solar System

Discover the vastness of nearby space.

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Measuring the Sun

Observe and measure the size of our star.

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An Australian on Mars Recording

Meet planetary scientist Dr Adrian Brown.

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Make a Planisphere

Make an adjustable map of the night sky.

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Collection Set: The Solar System

Explore objects from the Museum’s collection related to the exploration of our Solar System.

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ThinkerShield Get.(On).With.It

Download this quick start guide for coding with Arduino and the ThinkerShield.

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ThinkerShield Program Files

Download the example ThinkerShield code files to complete the Get.(On).With.It activities.

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Arduino

Head to the Arduino website to download the latest version of the Arduino IDE.

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ThinkerShield Lesson Plan

Introduce your learners to the world of physical computing in this ThinkerShield lesson plan.

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DESIGN

Shape 2021 Designer Panels

Young designers discuss their experiences producing HSC major design projects.

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Sustainability Options Diamond

Shape 2021 Sustainability Impact Diamond

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Shape 2021 Exhibition

Virtual walkthrough of Shape 2021 – a showcase of outstanding HSC major design projects.

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DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY STUDENT PORTFOLIOS

View samples of major project portfolios in Design and Technology from Shape 2021

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INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY STUDENT PORTFOLIOS

View samples of major project portfolios in Industrial Technology from Shape 2021.

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TEXTILES AND DESIGN STUDENT PORTFOLIOS

View samples of major project portfolios in Textiles and Design from Shape 2021.

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Shape 2020 Designer Panel Recordings

Young designers discuss their experiences producing HSC major design projects.

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Design and Technology Student Portfolios

View samples of major project portfolios in Design and Technology.

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Industrial Technology Student Portfolios

View samples of major project portfolios in Industrial Technology from Shape 2020.

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Textiles and Design Student Portfolios

View samples of major project portfolios in Textiles and Design from Shape 2020.

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Design Innovation with Stu Anderson, The Flow Hive Recording

A conversation about inventing and innovating with co-inventor of The Flow Hive, Stu Anderson.

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Design Materiality with Rachel Vosila Recording

A conversation about the role of materials in design practice with furniture and object designer Rachel Vosila.

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Jenny Kee & Linda Jackson

Investigate the designs Koala Jumper by Jenny Kee and Waratah by Linda Jackson.

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Collection Set: Jenny Kee & Linda Jackson

Explore iconic pieces in the museum collection from legendary Australian Designers Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson.

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