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CSIRO's "Adult Future Shapers"

Posted by SASTA

on 10/11/2023

CSIRO calls for educators to be recognised It’s been a busy year helping young people. CSIRO, the National Science Agency, is calling for educators of Year 5-10 students to be recognised as ‘Adult Future Shapers’. Help design your own prize to supercharge your skillset or support young people to go...

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SA Health Colouring In and Poster Competitions

Posted by SASTA

on 19/10/2023

SA Health is running colouring in and poster competitions for primary school aged children to recognise Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week (18-24 November) this year.  The competitions are aimed at educating about the safe use of antimicrobials (antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic medications). South Australian schools of the winning children will...

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The Cool Brain Hall of Fame

Posted by SASTA

on 14/09/2023

Can your child help us to make an animation series? Australian children with a learning difference are at elevated risk of victimisation in schools and experience high rates of mental health problems including depression and anxiety. In this study we will develop an animation series that explains common learning differences...

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MentorEd SA

Posted by SASTA

on 17/08/2023

Educators SA has launched a new mentoring program MentorEd SA designed to support and connect educators in South Australia. They are looking for members who can volunteer as mentors to one or more graduate or early career teachers in Science. As a mentor, you can be based anywhere in SA,...

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2023 Mobile Muster Schools Competition

Posted by SASTA

on 14/06/2023

Inspire Recycling Action with MobileMuster Educating the next generation of environmentally conscious consumers is one of MobileMuster’s core objectives. Since 2019, the annual competition seeks to educate students about the lifecycle of mobile phones and encourage them to use creative ways to motivate their local community to recycle old mobile...

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VR Science Incursions

Posted by SASTA

on 30/05/2023

VR is fast becoming a recognised educational learning technology offering teachers and students new and powerful ways to create, view and interact with curriculum content in highly engaging ways. We are offering Science Teachers two kinds of VR learning technologies especially tailored for Year 7, 8 and 9 students. Our...

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Regenerative Futures Labs

Posted by SASTA

on 10/05/2023

Bring a ‘deep time’ perspective to your student’s learning.  Imagine if students could ground their learning in Earth’s 4.5 billion year history, as they look to the future? What if students were able to bring consideration of ecological and cultural impact of their futures thinking, research, design and entrepreneurship?   This...

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Recreating Lost Worlds

Posted by SASTA

on 04/05/2023

CREATING THE ART OF PREHISTORIC SOUTH AUSTRALIA Sunday 4 June 2023 | State Library of South Australia Are you aged 5 to 12, and want to know how to paint a plesiosaur swimming through what is now the South Australian outback? Maybe you want to draw a sketch of a...

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South Australian Titration Competition 2023

Posted by SASTA

on 11/04/2023

The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) runs two titration competitions: Regional Titration Competitions for high school students, which feed into the Australian National Titration Competition and National Titration Challenge which is for teachers, science technicians and all those involved in the secondary or tertiary teaching of chemistry to students. The...

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Deep Time Lab

Posted by SASTA

on 05/04/2023

Bring Earth’s 4.5 billion year journey to life as we look to the future Deep Time Labs enrich students' perspectives of their place in the world, and the wondrous adventure of being human - through connecting with Earth’s evolutionary time. Suitable for Years 3 - 6 and available as a...

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Geoscience Pathways Project

Posted by SASTA

on 04/04/2023

Climate action has never been more important to young people. Geoscience Pathways Project provides free support to schools who would like to offer the SACE subject Earth and Environmental Science which explores all aspects of the climate crisis. Please contact Kelly Sharrad at ksharrad@gmail.com for more information.

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Future Thinkers 2023

Posted by SASTA

on 04/04/2023

Future Thinkers 2023 is a futures-focused design thinking challenge that gives students the opportunity to solve real world problems using immersive learning.This year’s theme is ‘EcoRangers: Sustainability in Australia’. Students will be introduced to the use of immersive technologies such as augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), coding, 3D modelling...

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STEM Together Future Shapers

Posted by SASTA

on 04/04/2023

STEM Together Future Shapers is a new program that aims to help Year 5-10 students and their supporters to build their confidence, capability and connection with STEM. Specifically, it focuses on students that are either; Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, girls, those from regional schools or those from lower opportunity...

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Big Science Competition

Posted by SASTA

on 04/04/2023

Registrations for the Big Science Competition are now open! This online multiple choice science competition is a must for all science-loving students in Year 7 – 10! Not only is it a great challenge, but all students who sit the competition in Australian high schools go into the running to...

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Development for a Better Future Competition

Posted by SASTA

on 03/03/2023

For Australian school students in Years 9 and 10 WIN $1000 for your school! As part of our ACIAR-supported NextGen project to encourage the next generation into studies and careers to improve food and nutrition security, the Crawford Fund is offering a $1000 prize to the school of a student...

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Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize

Posted by SASTA

on 28/02/2023

The 2023 University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize will be awarded for a short (2-minute) film that communicates a scientific concept in an accessible and engaging way. Communicating scientific ideas and discoveries to the world is a tricky task. Each year, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki (Julius Sumner Miller Fellow...

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International Science School 2023 — it’s back, live and in -person!

Posted by SASTA

on 21/02/2023

The fully residential International Science School returns to the University of Sydney, July 2023. Join top science students from across Australia and around the world for two weeks of inspiring talks by world-renowned scientists, amazing visits to cutting-edge research facilities, loads of hands-on experiments and activities, and a packed program...

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2023 SA Youth Environment Council (YEC)

Posted by SASTA

on 21/02/2023

Applications now open! South Australian students in Years 7 to 11 who are passionate about sustainability are invited to apply to be in the Youth Environment Council. If you know of a high school or any students who are interested in environmental issues, sustainability or youth voice, please pass on...

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Energy, Mining and Resources School Outreach Program

Posted by SASTA

on 11/11/2022

The University of Adelaide would like to invite you and your students to participate in the innovative Energy, Mining and Resources School Outreach Program (EMRSO).  The EMRSO program offers a suite of interactive, curriculum-aligned workshops for Years 7-12 students delivered both at your school and on our campus. Additionally, the...

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Ingenuity at the University of Adelaide.

Posted by SASTA

on 05/10/2022

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 opportunities available across architecture and built environment, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  All visitors are welcome...

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Trees for Good

Posted by SASTA

on 14/09/2022

The Problem We are facing a major crisis in the form of human-induced climate change and the extreme weather events that will accompany it. Around the world we are experiencing record-breaking extreme heat events, often coupled with record droughts, or massive floods and fires. Public opinion is slowly shifting towards...

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2022 PRC STEM Competition Open Now!

Posted by SASTA

on 25/05/2022

SASTA and the Oliphant Science Awards are proud to be partnering with Inspiring SA and the Premiers Reading Challenge (PRC) to support this year’s STEM Reading and Design Challenge. This competition challenges you to read about Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) in the lead up to National Science Week....

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ClimateClever

Posted by SASTA

on 25/05/2022

The ClimateClever Schools Platform is a FREE student-led program that enables schools to reduce their carbon footprint, save money on utility bills and slots right into the curriculum. The community library of actions easily allows schools to check off tasks and measure their impact. Over 150 schools around the country...

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Design the AM2D Logo Competition

Posted by SASTA

on 11/05/2022

We are looking for student entrants to design a logo for the Research Hub for Advanced Manufacturing with 2D Materials (AM2D). The winner will receive a $100 gift voucher of their choosing, and they (along with 2 friends and a teacher from their school) will receive a tour of the...

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Future Resourcers

Posted by SASTA

on 02/05/2022

Inspire the next generation of sustainability leaders. Take part in Veolia’s Future Resourcers program for a unique environmental education experience for students Reception-12. This free 6-week program will commence in Term 3, 2022. Students will learn about waste and recycling, with a focus on food waste, through activities and videos....

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