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The SASTA blog aims to provide articles of interest for Science teachers, pre-service teachers and other professionals working in the science community.
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Are your students bushfire ready?
Posted by SASTA on 2 Nov 2022
The South Australian Country Fire Service has developed NEW curriculum linked lesson plans, teacher guides, and resources, as a part of the Child and Youth Bushfire Education Program, a Disaster Resilience Education initiative... more...
Why does the moon look a little different every night?
Posted by SASTA on 12 Oct 2022
Why does the moon look a little different every night? Why does our Earth experience different seasons? Why does the moon turn red during a lunar eclipse? These are just some of the... more...
Ingenuity at the University of Adelaide.
Posted by SASTA on 5 Oct 2022
Explore Ingenuity STEM exhibition at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Wednesday 2 November. Ingenuity is an exhibition featuring a range of interactive, STEM-focused activities. It provides an insight into the variety of career... more...
Professor Brian Cox: Horizons — A 21st Century Space Odyssey
Posted by SASTA on 5 Oct 2022
Explore far-away galaxies and the curiosities of our existence with the world-record holding physicist. Do you find yourself wondering what this existence is all about? How we came to be? What it means... more...
National Science Week - Interview with Madisyn Zabel
Posted by SASTA on 18 Aug 2022
SASTA challenges the science behind the art form of glass making by asking Madisyn Zabel about her experiences. Madisyn is a Canberra-based artist working with Glass and other mediums to create exciting pieces.... more...
International SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge
Posted by SASTA on 10 Aug 2022
Trinity Gardens School have just disembarked their 2022 team of International SpaceCRAFT Exploration Challenge students, the Trinity Shooting Stars, from their latest mission with Space Teams. These Year 5 and 6 students participated... more...
Why you should study Stage 1 Earth and Environmental Science
Posted by SASTA on 6 Jul 2022
Our planet is the place we call home. It provides us with everything we could ever need and has been doing so since the beginning of life on Earth. We also know the... more...
Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries
Posted by SASTA on 15 Jun 2022
What is EMS? Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries (EMS) is an incorporated, not-for-profit organisation, based on New Zealand’s highly successful ‘Experiencing Marine Reserves’ program. EMS offers a range of community, inclusive and school program experiences... more...
Enthusing Young People about the Natural World
Posted by SASTA on 4 May 2022
by Rona Sakko, President & Founder, Junior Field Naturalists SA & Chair, National Science Week Committee, SA The high demand for environment-focused activities for primary and middle school aged students outside of school... more...