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Viral videos and e-books: Nova launched at Australian Academy of Science

August 25, 2015 12:25 pm Published by

The Australian Academy of Science’s beautiful new science engagement website, Nova, was officially launched during National Science Week. Nova also celebrated National Science Week by launching its first e-book, ‘The Greenhouse Effect’, which is available free now on iTunes. Nova was one of the first science education websites to be created when it was first… Read more

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New Nova website set to ignite interest in science

June 17, 2015 3:14 pm Published by

The Australian Academy of Science’s flagship science information website for adults and older students, Nova: science for curious minds, is undergoing an exciting transformation that is set to ignite interest in science. Due to be launched in late June, the new Nova will be beautiful to look at, engaging, user-friendly and accessible to people of… Read more

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Still the clever country?

April 29, 2015 1:12 pm Published by

Professionals Australia launched the Still the Clever Country? campaign at the Australian Academy of Science’s Shine Dome with Professor Ian Chubb delivering the keynote address. The campaign presents two significant reports and a series of fact sheets on the issues that face the future of science in Australia. Still the Clever Country is the result… Read more

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New resources for school science education

April 25, 2015 3:43 pm Published by

The Australian Academy of Science’s two school education programs, Science by Doing and Primary Connections, have launched new interactive resources aimed at supporting teachers to lead inquiry-based science education in the classroom. Three new Primary Connections units cover science material suitable from foundation to Year 4 and include a free downloadable PDF, assessment rubrics and… Read more

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New resources for Primary Connections bring science alive in classrooms

February 25, 2015 2:10 pm Published by

Primary Connections and the Australian Academy of Science are pleased to announce the publication of three new units. As part of the development of these units, each unit was sent to over 20 schools for extensive trialling, and the feedback from teachers was taken into account in finalising the units. Teachers have been asking for… Read more

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