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Measuring heat

FLIR’s thermal imaging cameras are a great way to teach students about the fundamentals of physics, by measuring heat, which is everywhere in our daily lives. The business offers insight into how its technology is being used out in the real world. Read More

Scholarship program for young eco-warriors

A two-week student scholarship program will highlight various environmental issues, as students embark on a scientific expedition through two UNESCO world heritage sites.
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A roller coaster ride into STEM

Over 1400 schoolgirls headed to Melbourne’s iconic Luna Park to participate in the inaugural AIR4 initiative, which encourages young women to see the value in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
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Science teachers awarded

Two science teachers have been recognised for their hard work and dedication in promoting the field among students and teachers at their schools, as part of the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science awards.
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Video: Science classroom in the rainforest

Students from four Cairns high schools were given the opportunity to learn how Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) can be applied in the natural setting of the Daintree Rainforest Observatory, one of three major research stations run by James Cook University.
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STEM professionals visit Australian classrooms

Open to primary and secondary school teachers and qualified STEM professionals, a recent event brought real-world Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths into the classroom in an effort to increase student engagement and participation in STEM subjects.
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